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Simi Valley | It’s Time to Register for High School Classes in Public Safety

Simi Valley | It’s Time to Register for High School Classes in Public Safety

The Public Safety Pathways is a career education program that prepares students for college and careers with broad-based foundational knowledge in forensics, the legal process, public safety, law enforcement, and homeland security. Careers in this sector attract students who want to help fellow citizens and make improvements to the communities they serve.  In partnership with […]

A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom

A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom

. . .. By Michele Hanisee . Governor Gavin Newsom enters office with a liberal resume and promises to fulfill a progressive agenda. But this doesn’t condemn the Governor to stumbling down the dangerous path that his predecessor carved out. This path is littered with a series of public safety experiments that former Gov. Jerry […]

Commentary | Bo Dietl: After Thousand Oaks Tragedy, It’s to Reassess Public Security Measures

Commentary | Bo Dietl: After Thousand Oaks Tragedy, It’s to Reassess Public Security Measures

  Bo Dietl | Contributor Once again, our nation is shocked and saddened with news of the mass shooting that occurred at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Every time that I hear news like this, it feels like a punch in the gut. I salute the brave officer who lost his life trying to […]

CA Bail Elimination Experiment to Begin- Local Officials Comment

CA Bail Elimination Experiment to Begin- Local Officials Comment

By George Miller Hundreds of years of use of the cash bail system for defendants is about to be ended in California by legislative action.   The system of posting bail for release for criminal charges pending trial dates back to at least 1677, with the English Habeas Corpus Act. The English Bill of Rights […]

First Annual Heroes Among Us Gala! | Ventura Police Community Foundation

First Annual Heroes Among Us Gala! | Ventura Police Community Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Ventura Police Community Foundation announces the first annual Heroes Among Us Gala presented by the Players Casino. The event will take place on November 3, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the San Buenaventura Mission. The Foundation will recognize community members or groups, who through their personal […]

Be a Good Neighbor- Don’t Use Illegal Fireworks in Oxnard

Be a Good Neighbor- Don’t Use Illegal Fireworks in Oxnard

With the Independence Day Holiday approaching next month, the Oxnard Police & Fire Departments would like to remind the public that ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL in the City of Oxnard.  This includes those that are marked “Safe & Sane” and are legally purchased in other cities. Anyone possessing, storing, selling, using, transporting, or handling fireworks […]

The California Contradiction – Protect Us From that Straw

The California Contradiction – Protect Us From that Straw

    By Mel Mann      Imagine a state that passes a law welcoming, coddling and protecting criminals who already have a history of endangering citizens.  Next, imagine a state where the State’s Attorney General warns business leaders they will be prosecuted if they work with or provide information to federal authorities.  Lastly, imagine […]

Oxnard Police Chief advances public safety initiative; public comments on recall; Earth Day this Saturday

Oxnard Police Chief advances public safety initiative; public comments on recall; Earth Day this Saturday

By George Miller On 4-10-18, the Oxnard City Council heard and approved a resolution supporting Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act of 2018 to reverse past loosening of crime classification and penalties; adopted a resolution supporting State Propositions 68 (drought water, park, drought funding. Includes acquiring coastal power plants) and 69 (public transit) in the […]

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 8 – 14, 2018 | Honoring Public Safety Dispatchers

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 8 – 14, 2018 | Honoring Public Safety Dispatchers

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is April 8 – 14, 2018, and the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is honoring the public safety dispatchers who serve as the lifeline between people in need and vital law enforcement services. These public safety dispatchers have dedicated their careers to providing superior service to people who have a need […]

Ventura County Project to Support Reentry Launched to Reduce Recidivism, Improve Public Safety, and Promote Family Stability

Ventura County Project to Support Reentry Launched to Reduce Recidivism, Improve Public Safety, and Promote Family Stability

Ventura County, CA –November 6th – Today, the Ventura County Executive Office, alongside the Ventura County Probation Agency, Interface Children & Family Services, and Social Finance, launched the Ventura County Project to Support Reentry, making it the 20th Pay for Success project launched in the United States. The project will increase access to proven services […]

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