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Entries Tagged as 'LBPD'

Amid controversy over selection process, new LB police chief to assume post in March

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, Long Beach City Manager Pat West announced he had selected Jim McDonnell as the city’s new chief of police. McDonnell, a 28-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), had spent nearly the last 10 years as former LAPD Chief William Bratton’s top assistant. Recently, […]

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LBPD arrests perpetrators of police-impersonation scam targeting elderly

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · News

As the result of a two-month investigation, Long Beach Police fraud investigators, with the assistance of the Night Auto Theft Unit, have arrested a known con artist at his home in Los Angeles, identified a second suspect, and are seeking the public’s help in identifying two additional suspects. On January 12, 2010, detectives arrested 48-year-old […]

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LBPD looking for sexual assault suspect

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect that is wanted in connection with a sexual assault that occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at approximately 8pm in the area of Cherry Avenue and Ocean Boulevard. The victim, who is in her mid-twenties, was stepping out of the shower when […]

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Two juvenile suspects arrested for murder, attempted murder in Wilson shooting

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

Photos by Cory Bilicko Long Beach Police Department detectives have arrested suspects believed to be responsible for the senseless murder of 16-year-old Wilson High School student Melody Ross, an honor student and track athlete, and the attempted murder of 18-year-old and 20-year-old male victims, who were all shot while standing amidst a group of people […]

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Hendricks appointed commander of LBPD North Division

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department has announced the appointment of Commander David Hendricks as the new commander of the Long Beach Police Department’s North Division. Hendricks was hired by the City of Long Beach in 1992 as a part-time dispatcher for the Marine Patrol, while completing his studies in criminal justice at California State University […]

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