Long Beach crime
Gary Steven McJimsey, 36, of Long Beach, California, was sentenced to eight (8) years in county jail for a series of domestic violence incidents where he battered two separate women, threatened them both multiple times by phone and text message, and vandalized their personal property, it was announced today.
The City of Long Beach has announced the efforts underway from the Long Beach Public Safety Continuum in response to recent increases in crime. In 2014, the City achieved the lowest reported number of violent crimes in 42 years.
Long Beach Police Reporting Districts. View this map in detail on the police website.
Based on preliminary crime data, Long Beach ended 2014 poised to achieve the lowest number of reported violent crimes in 42 years. When compared to 2013, the 2014 violent crime statistics reflect a decrease of 3.2%, with a 17.8% decrease as compared to the 5-year average.
The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in East Long Beach, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.
The City of Long Beach has been selected to join a U.S. Department of Justice National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention (Forum). The national designation will enable the City to apply for federal grant awards to implement its Safe Long Beach Violence Prevention Plan (Safe Long Beach).
Deputy Chief Robert Luna selected to succeed Jim McDonnell as LBPD Chief
City Manager Pat West announced today that Robert G. Luna will be the next Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Most recently serving as Deputy Chief of Police, Chief Luna has 29 years of experience with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
On Friday, November 7, 2014, at approximately 1:00 A.M. the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments responded to a residence in the 4300 block of Maury Avenue in regards to a complaint of a strong chemical odor. The initial investigation at the scene led officers and firefighters to believe the smell was related to a possible clandestine laboratory.
Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach
The Long Beach Police Department is very pleased to announce that on October 16, 2014, the Long Beach Police Department’s crime laboratory achieved accreditation under the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) – International Program.
North Long Beach churches, businesses, community groups and neighbors will join the Long Beach Ministers Alliance Tuesday night for weekly Night Walks in an effort to curb crime in neighborhoods and build community strength.
Long Beach Police arrested a male suspect in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in January 2014, and charges have been filed.
On January 14, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a male suspect kidnapped a 53-year-old mentally impaired female from a parking lot in the area of 15th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, and sexually assaulted her.