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4 Ways Law Enforcement is Embracing New Technology to Fight Crime More Efficiently

Detecting, investigating, and preventing criminal activities has gotten easier and more efficient over the decades thanks to various technological advances. Of course, this has been counteracted to a degree by the raft of new tactics that crooks have cooked up to deal with the tools, techniques, and tactics at the disposal of modern law enforcement. The good news is that ...

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Investigation Finds No Credible Threat Towards Arroyo Seco Junior High

On Sunday, a message to parents was sent from Arroyo Seco Junior High confirming that no credible threat has been found in relation to a suspicious social media posting last week. Principal Andy Keene stated in the email that a student was taken into custody and that law enforcement have determined that “there never was a genuine threat to the ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Offers Free Safety Tool For People With Special Needs

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In partnership with the City of Santa Clarita and the Community and Law Enforcement Aware Response (CLEAR) Initiative, the SCV Sheriff offers a database where residents of Santa Clarita can register themselves or family members with special needs.  When a parent, child or friend wanders away or is in the middle of a crisis, loved ones worry about their safety, ...

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Santa Clarita Organization ‘Guardians’ For Veterans, First Responders To Host 9/11 Tribute

Local organization Guardians, an organization in support of retired and active duty veterans, law enforcement, and firefighters are set to hold a special fundraising event and honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Guardians is a local organization in Santa Clarita that provides support, services and community events for veterans, law enforcement and firefighters, as well as their families.  “We work ...

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How To Determine If A Police Career Is Right For You

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Becoming a police officer can be an extremely rewarding and fulfilling choice of career for those who get into it with the right motivations and reasons. However, a career in law enforcement will not be the right fit for everybody, which is why it’s important to make sure that you figure out if it’s right for you before you get ...

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57 Percent Increase In Santa Clarita Weekend Arrests

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This first full weekend of August held a large increase of arrests in Santa Clarita as opposed to the last weekend of July. Last weekend, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and California Highway Patrol officers only made 14 arrests, which saw a dramatic uptick to 22 total arrests this past weekend, Aug. 6-Aug 8.  Additionally, the previous weekend most ...

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Approximately $1,000 In Copper Wire Stolen From Lowe’s In Santa Clarita

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On Thursday evening, deputies responded to an alleged report of grand theft of copper wire from a home improvement store in Santa Clarita.  On Thursday at approximately 6:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a possible grand theft at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store in the 19000 block of Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country, according to officials with the Santa ...

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SCV Sheriff’s Station Applies For Grant For Off-Highway Vehicle Team

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Officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station have applied for a grant through the California State Parks and Recreation Division that allows for a 30-day public review and comment period.  Created nearly 20 years ago, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Off-Highway Vehicle Team is funded by grants from California State Parks and the City of Santa Clarita. The ...

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Two SCV Sheriff’s Station Deputies Charged With Perjury, Filing False Reports Appear In Court

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Two Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies appeared in court Monday on felony charges that they filed false reports and committed perjury relating to traffic stops made in 2016, officials said. Michael Berk, 58, was charged with four counts each of filing a false report and perjury. Justin Fisk, 30, was charged with two counts each of filing a false ...

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Santa Clarita Seeks Insight From Residents For Public Safety Grant

The City of Santa Clarita is seeking feedback from the local community regarding a grant for public safety in the community. Through the 2020 U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Program, the City of Santa Clarita could receive $20,925 to go towards enhancing public safety, according to the City. Residents are invited to submit ...

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