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Bail Telephone Scam Targets Ventura County Grandparents

Bail Telephone Scam Targets Ventura County Grandparents

Recently, criminals have been targeting victims in Moorpark and surrounding cities with phone scams.  The most recent scam targets elderly victims where the caller claims to be a grandchild needing bail money. In the Bail Scam, the caller is proficient at manipulating the victim into inadvertently giving the caller personal information such as their grandchild’s […]

The Christmas Story of a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher

The Christmas Story of a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher

On Christmas day 2016, at 11:05 a.m., Simi Valley Police Department Dispatcher Lauren Harkins received a telephone 9-1-1 call from a Simi Valley resident, Pam Shanahan, asking for help in locating a telephone number to the Oslo, Norway Police Department. Normally, 9-1-1 would not be called to request a telephone number to another police agency. […]

Cal Lutheran to Host Work-Life Balance Training Workshop

Cal Lutheran to Host Work-Life Balance Training Workshop

Cal Lutheran to host world-renowned Getting Things Done® methodology workshop California Lutheran University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership announces it will be holding a work-life balance management system workshop titled, “Getting Things Done®: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.” The event will be held February 6th 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at CLU’s Lundring Events Center, 130 […]

Prescription / Rx Collection @ Leisure Village

Prescription / Rx Collection @ Leisure Village

On Saturday January 21, 2017, the Camarillo Police Department is partnering with Leisure Village Security to collect unused / expired prescription medication, from residents of the village.  The Camarillo Police Department started its first prescription Rx collection at Leisure Village, in December of 2012.  Knowing how difficult it is for some elderly residents to bring […]

Camarillo Emergency Preparedness Expo to be held on January 28

The sixth annual Camarillo Emergency Expo will take place on Saturday, January 28, in Constitution Park.  The City of Camarillo is again teaming up with the Camarillo LDS Church to present the Emergency Expo, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Admission is free, and food and refreshments will be available at […]

Coffee with the Chiefs, Thousands Oaks

Coffee with the Chiefs, Thousands Oaks

In 2016, the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to nearly 21,000 calls for service while the Fire Protection District had approximately 12,000 responses. Your law enforcement officers work specific neighborhoods or patrol areas, day in and day out. These patrol areas are called beats. This system of community policing allows officers to really learn and […]

City of Oxnard seeking volunteers for homeless count

City of Oxnard seeking volunteers for homeless count

The Oxnard Housing Department is seeking assistance from community members with this year’s annual point-in-time homeless count on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The point-in-time homeless count is very important for the City of Oxnard’s efforts to address homelessness. The number of people counted in Oxnard affects the funding that will available to the City of […]

Advisory: Weekend Storms May Bring Coastal Flooding and Dangerous High Surf

Advisory: Weekend Storms May Bring Coastal Flooding and Dangerous High Surf

A series of storms that will continue through the weekend are expected to bring several inches of rain, gusty winds and damaging surf. High surf warnings are expected for Saturday and the public is encouraged to avoid beach areas. Areas of the city that are prone to flooding include: Mandalay Beach Road – Oxnard Shores […]

January 2017 storm preparedness: free sand and sandbags available for city of Ventura residents

January 2017 storm preparedness: free sand and sandbags available for city of Ventura residents

Three separate storms with gusty winds, high surf and the potential for coastal flooding are expected to impact Ventura County late Wednesday, January 18 through Monday, January 23.  City of Ventura residents may pick up free sand and sandbags (while supplies last) at the following City locations (residents are asked to bring their own shovel): […]

Ventura Police Recruiting

Ventura Police Recruiting

Ventura Police Recruiting Police Officer Trainees Lateral and Academy Trained Police Officers Date/Time Recruitment Booth Offered Thursdays through March, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and by appointment at the Ventura Police Department Lobby located at 1425 Dowell Drive The Ventura Police Department is hiring Police Officer Trainees for the October 2017 Academy and Lateral or […]