Long Beach Los Angeles County

Armed Man Shot by Police During Missing Person Investigation

crime-scene-tape-lg On November 21, 2014, Long Beach Police were dispatched to the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue to assist in locating a missing female juvenile. During the investigation, an officer involved shooting occurred which resulted in the death of a male adult.

$10,000 Reward Issued For Information in Fatal Hit and Run Investigation

Victim Daniel Gomez 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.  

Long Beach Memorial Receives Award for Stroke Care for Third Consecutive Year

long-beach-memorial Long Beach Memorial has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients for the third consecutive year.

Robert Luna Named Next Long Beach Chief of Police

Chief of Police Robert Luna 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).

Hughes Middle School Teams With Goodwill to Host Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day

books Hughes Middle School will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC), to host a community Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Police Shut Down Residential PCP Lab, Arrest Two

pcp-lab 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 Prohibited Possessor Operation Nets 55 Guns

** Please note not all 55 firearms are pictured here, some were still being processed at the time the photograph was taken ** ** 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 Crime Lab Receives International Accreditation

Long Beach Police Department 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.

Metro Plans Four Weekend Blue Line Station Closures

Metro Willow Blue Line Photo from the Wikimedia Commons. To continue the $1.2 billion overhaul of the Metro Blue Line, the region’s oldest light rail system, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) plans four weekend closures that will affect travelers to Long Beach.

Armed Man Forced Entry Into Neighbors Home, Shot By Police

crime-scene-tape-lg 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.

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