ESCONDIDO — In his 17 years working as an officer for the Escondido Police Department (EPD), Detective Jeff Valdivia has noticed a correlation between gangs and dilapidated neighborhoods.
OCEANSIDE — Extra motorcycle police officers were out from 6 a.m. to noon on key streets this August to crack down on careless drivers who are likely to cause a motorcycle-involved accident.
ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido selected a new police chief after about a year of turmoil within the police department involving an undisclosed personnel investigation, the mysterious early retirement of the former police chief, and police misconduct allegations.
CARLSBAD — After a campus robbery weeks prior, Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) officials agreed to look into providing Carlsbad Police officers with keys to schools to enhance security.
CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Police Department will be launching a one-year pilot program, using a predictive policing software designed to predict locations and times of day where crimes are most likely to happen, to improve policing strategies and ultimately reduce crime.
CARLSBAD — Two friends were stabbed by mutual acquaintance in one victim’s Carlsbad home late on Sunday night, July 14, according to the Carlsbad Police Department.
SOLANA BEACH — Attempting to help the Sheriff’s Department in its crime-fighting efforts, council members voted 4-1 at the June 12 meeting to approve an ordinance requiring hotel and motel operators to standardize information collected from guests at registration.
CARLSBAD — On Friday, at 5:41 a.m. the city of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a white male in his 20s lying on the beach needing medical aid.
OCEANSIDE — The Police Explorer program gives teens the opportunity to learn about police operations firsthand and serve the city as law enforcement volunteers.
OCEANSIDE — The Libby Lake Community Resource Fair was a bright spot for a community that had two neighborhood teens fatally shot and two injured at Libby Lake Park in March.