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On behalf of our officers and our fellow citizens, the Garden Grove Police Association is asking you today for your support. While our nation is facing unprecedented times, we are thankful for our community who has stayed strong and united and we value the support you have shown our officers.   Donate Here Today! The Garden Grove Police Association is dedicated to safety and improving our community, but we need your help! Your support will allow us to continue to fund the much-needed areas within our community, such as: Police Officer...
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9-11 Letter

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So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without hesitation, in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services - they reacted, without thought or hesitation, in service to ...
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National Police Week Honored 135 Fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors of these tragic losses,&nb...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.  In the years and decades to follow, memorials, unity tours, candlelight vigils ...
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Garden Grove Local Businesses we need your help

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Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we look at how we can increase our impact in our community, and we continually strive to outdo our previous year. Your support allows us to make a bigger impact in the community we both share. Here is your chance to join the Garden Grove POA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate By Clicking Here Your contribution allows our officers the fu...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

We proudly protect our communities, children, and families, despite the difficult year the brave men and women of Law Enforcement has had to face. It is not an easy job, but we wear our badge with a humble pride and seek to make the community we share a safer place to live and work. That’s why I am asking for your help.At the time you receive this letter there have been 138 line of duty deaths of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and officer's killed by gun fire is up 72% from last year.   We Need Your Support Now More than Ever. Ple...
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Girl, 9, creates campaign to combat hate, shares ‘I AM’ project with Garden Grove PD

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It all started with a conversation with my mom about hate in the world. The 9-year-old girl began her speech with these words while standing atop a table in the briefing room of the Garden Grove PD, a couple dozen officers and staff members facing her.I don’t understand racism and why people hate each other for the color of their skin, because in my home I was taught that everyone is the same no matter what they look like. Click here for full story

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© Behind the Badge / http://www.behindthebadgeoc.com / By Greg Hardesty / Photos by Steven Georges

Garden Grove PD arrests homicide suspect after multi-agency probe that led to Mexico

Garden Grove police said Wednesday a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a man at a strip mall last month, culminating a multi-agency investigation that led authorities to Tecate, Mexico.Richard Adrian “Joker” Trevino, 40, had been wanted for allegedly killing Frank “Moreno” Brady in the parking lot of a business at Harbor Boulevard and Trask Avenue just before noon on July 18. Click here for full story  

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© Behind the Badge / http://behindthebadgeoc.com / By: Greg Hardesty / GGPD Booking Photo

Garden Grove Officers Mourn at Dallas Funeral

Southern California law enforcement is sending officers to Dallas to mourn for the five who died in last week's sniper attack. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Click for newscast

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© 2016 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. / By Vikki Vargas and James Wulff

UPDATED: At least five OC agencies send officers to funerals in Dallas

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At least five Orange County law enforcement agencies, the Buena Park, Garden Grove, Irvine, Tustin and Westminster PDs, are sending officers to funerals in Dallas this week for the five cops shot dead by a man police say wanted to kill as many men and women in uniform as possible at a Black Lives Matter protest July 7. Click here for full story  

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© Behind the Badge / http://behindthebadgeoc.com / By: Greg Hardesty / File photo by Steven Georges/Behind the Badge OC

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