SHPD officer to participate on LA interagency police task force team

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) has announced that Officer Scott Brown has been assigned to participate in LA IMPACT– the Los Angeles Interagency Metropolitan Police Apprehension Crime Task Force, which consists of various federal, state, and local law-enforcement agencies within Los Angeles County with a primary focus on investigating major crimes. The Signal Hill…

Around Town

COME ON…GET “HAPPY” The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s Community Happy Hour this month will take place at Orozco’s Auto Service, 3619 Atlantic Ave., Friday, Sept. 24, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be a “meet & greet” with Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell, live music by The Rock Club, and food provided by Patricia’s Mexican…

LBPD begins using anonymous crime-tip reporting application

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has announced the implementation of an anonymous crime-tip reporting system, which uses a common cell phone texting or Internet-based platform. TIPSOFT is an application which allows a tipster to provide information to the LBPD and remain completely anonymous through one of two methods.