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Police hosting meetings on crime trends

OCEANSIDE — Police detectives, crime analysts and undercover investigators shared local crime trends and what residents can do to stay safe at a community meeting held at Jefferson Middle School March 6.

Ceremony will honor fallen officer

Ceremony will honor fallen officer

OCEANSIDE — A ceremony will be held March 8 to unveil memorial plaques on the north and south side of the Harbor Bridge to honor fallen Oceanside Police Officer Dan Bessant who died in the line of duty Dec. 20, 2006.

Council OKs police agreement, housing plan and advisory commissioners

SOLANA BEACH — With Mayor Mike Nichols absent, City Council members voted 4-0 at the Feb. 13 meeting to approve a five-year law enforcement contract, adopt a mandated housing plan and fill two vacancies on an advisory commission.

Report shows increase in crimes, but experts urge caution against the numbers

Report shows increase in crimes, but experts urge caution against the numbers

COAST CITIES — Within the first six months of 2012, violent crime and property crime incidents increased throughout San Diego County compared to 2011, most notably in Carlsbad with a 73 percent increase in violent crime, according to statistics released by the FBI in January. Local law enforcement stated that the increase could be attributed […]

Fighting, underage drinking and stabbings pervade RSF house party

RANCHO SANTA FE — More than 20 law enforcement officials and aerial support from a helicopter were required to tame an out of control party pervaded by fighting in the street, copious drinking and two stabbings just after midnight on Nov. 24.

Anti-DUI task force awarded $300K grant

Anti-DUI task force awarded $300K grant

COAST CITIES — San Diego County’s Avoid the 15 DUI Task Force will continue its DUI enforcement operations thanks to a $300,000 grant from the California OTS (Office of Traffic Safety) to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.