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Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach
On Saturday November 22, 2014, Robert G. Luna will be sworn in as the 26th Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Members of the public are invited to attend the free ceremony, which will begin at 12:00 pm in the Long Beach Arena Lobby.
Long Beach Police Department will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths. Additional officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and areas where motorcycle crashes occurred.
Victim Daniel Gomez
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, at the recommendation of Supervisor Don Knabe, has issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of 20-year-old Daniel Gomez of Long Beach.
As the holiday season approaches, Long Beach Police Department would like to encourage residents to use precautionary measures when anticipating delivery of mail-ordered or cyber-ordered items.
Several Long Beach residents throughout the city have reported packages stolen from their front porches.
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.
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.
** Please note not all 55 firearms are pictured here, some were still being processed at the time the photograph was taken **
According to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) nearly 20,000 Californians possess firearms they are prohibited from having due to criminal convictions, mental illness or being the subject of domestic violence restraining orders.
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.
On November 1, 2014 at approximately 3:55 PM Long Beach Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Cherry Avenue regarding a possible armed residential robbery. Preliminary information reported the suspect was a neighbor and he was armed with a knife.