Long Beach Long Beach Police Department
On August 2, 2015, about 7:00 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a residence in the 6700 block of Olive Avenue regarding a natural death of a female adult. The woman was later identified as 60-year-old Vaiola Vaipulu of Long Beach.
The Long Beach Police Department North Patrol Division Directed Enforcement Team (North DET) has made combating gangs and violent crime a top priority, netting 17 arrests of individuals directly tied to the North Side Longo Criminal Street Gang since May of this year.
The Long Beach Police Department is pleased to announce its partnership with 7-Eleven on “Operation Chill,” a 7-Eleven stores’ community relations program designed to enhance relations with police and youth in the community.
On Friday, August 7, 2015, at approximately 8:17 p.m., officers responded to a call of a stabbing in progress of multiple victims in the 3200 bock of E. Artesia Blvd., which resulted in an officer involved shooting.
Former Long Beach Police Chief Jerome E. Lance
The Long Beach Police Department is saddened to announce the passing of former Long Beach Police Chief Jerome E. Lance on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the age of 72 after a courageous battle with cancer.
The Long Beach Police Department would like to invite neighbors, community groups, and businesses to join them in celebrating in the 32nd Annual National Night Out, on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015.
The Long Beach Ministers Alliance and local Neighborhood Community Group, “Anaheim, Orange, Cherry, 7th” (AOC7) will host a meeting with the Long Beach Police Departments Gang Division to receive updates on the recent threats of violence on social media.
On Monday, June 29, 2015, multiple felony charges were filed against a Long Beach resident for his involvement in two commercial robberies that occurred in the City of Long Beach.
Thursday, June 25th, 2015, the Long Beach Police Department Drug Investigations Section served a search warrant on a residence resulting in the seizure of several pounds of illegal narcotics and cash believed to be related to a large scale drug trafficking ring.
On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, charges were filed against a Long Beach man after he assaulted and critically injured another Long Beach man after involved in a dispute.