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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 […]

ICE director plans more neighborhood arrests after California’s ‘sanctuary state’ bill

ICE director plans more neighborhood arrests after California’s ‘sanctuary state’ bill

  BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO OCTOBER 06, 2017 2:18 PM . Editor’s note: Well, cities and state were warned. . The Trump administration’s immigration chief warned Friday that his agents will be making more arrests in California neighborhoods and workplaces because Gov. Jerry Brown signed a “sanctuary state” law. Tom Homan, acting director of Immigration and […]

Statement on Support of our Military

Statement on Support of our Military

A strong military is essential to the well-being and safety of the American people.   After years of cuts, the Department of Defense needs the support of Congress and the American people to get the resources they need.   I’m committed to providing our military with the funding they absolutely deserve – we do ourselves […]

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