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News ImageChief Maggard Swears in Officer Christopher King
On Monday, December 05, 2011, Police Officer Christopher King was sworn in by Chief Maggard in the Conference and Training Center. Officer King graduated from the Orange County Sheriff’s Basic Academy Thursday December 1st. The graduation was attended by Deputy Chief Noble, Lieutenant Allan, Sergeant Egan and Officer Casas.

News ImageCongratulation Officer Joel Davis on More than Thirty Years in Law Enforcement!

On Thursday, November 10, 2011, friends and family filled the briefing room to say goodbye to Officer Joel Davis who is retiring after 25 years of service. Officer Davis began his career in law enforcement at the Grand Junction Colorado Police Department in 1980. Later that year he moved to California and took a job as a San Marino Police Officer.

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News ImageIrvine Police Host Community Outreach Event at Orange Tree Square
On Saturday, December 3, 2011, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., the Irvine Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit will host their first, Business Community Outreach Event at Orange Tree Square, Walnut Avenue and Jeffrey Road.

News ImageIrvine Officers Go Over $5,000 and “The Edge” for Special Olympics!

Saturday morning, “Edgers” as they are called, Lieutenant Mike Hallinan, Detective Arthur Guo and Reserve Officer Gary Ross participated in, “Over the Edge”, a Special Olympics event being held at the Long Beach Hyatt.

News ImageIn Remembrance of the September 11th Terror Attacks

Irvine Valley College

On Friday, September, 9th, Irvine Valley College held its annual remembrance in observance of the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001.

News Image2011 Annual Explorer Banquet

On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the explorers held their Annual Explorer Banquet in the Irvine Police Department’s Emergency Operations Center.

News ImageOfficer Predney Sworn in as California DARE Officers Association President

On Wednesday, August 17, 2011, DARE Officer Michael Predney was sworn in as the President of the California DARE Officers Association (CDOA) during a luncheon at their annual training conference in Pleasanton. Approximately forty officers, teachers and dignitaries were in attendance including Deputy Chief Noble and DARE Officer D’Alena.

News ImageIrvine’s Finest – League Champions!

The Irvine Police Department’s basketball team, “Irvine’s Finest”, recently competed in the City of Irvine Summer Basketball League. The regular season consisted of nine games and ended with a dramatic tenth championship game.

News ImageAssistance for Japan Needed
Please help support efforts in assisting Japan and others affected by the earthquake and Pacific tsunami. The City of Irvine’s ties with Japan are deep, including residents with family, friends and business ties and with the sister city relationship with the City of Tsukuba. Tsukuba is located in the Ibaraki Prefecture approximately 217 miles southwest of the earthquake’s epicenter.

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News ImageKindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. ~Mark Twain

On Saturday May 16, 2011, members of the Irvine Police Department Honor Guard assisted with the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics at Irvine High School. Lieutenant Mike Hallinan ran the torch onto the field with two Special Olympians to signal the opening of this local event attended by more than 700 Special Olympians.