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,...
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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 ...
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Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach PA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate By Clicking Here...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

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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. ...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present
Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us. National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our families ...
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Calling all Local Businesses

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Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing small about these facts. That is why we recognize a...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is imp...
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Newport Beach PD is excited to announce two new Team Members

Newport Beach PD is excited to announce two new Team Members
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We are excited to announce our two new team members, Officer Gary Abrahamyan and Officer Zach Varela.  Gary was raised in Southern California, he obtained she Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in National Security Studies. In 2011, Gary started working at the College of the Desert’s Public Safety Academy as an Instructor.  Recently he graduated from the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy.  Zach was raised in Southern California.  He served in serve...
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#GivingTuesday

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December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Newport Beach PA. Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate section of our ...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job.  The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring.   Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortun...
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Newport Beach Receives PORAC Member Spotlight!

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PORAC recognizes the Newport Beach Police Association in their "Member Spotlight".  "The NBPA joined PORAC shortly after it's formation, in January 1976.  NBPA appreciates the benefits of being part of a larger coalition that offers specific programs and actively pursues the interests of all of its law enforcement members. " Please take a minute to view the full spotlight article and see some of the key points behind the success of the Newport Beach Police Association. Click to Downloa...
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Newport police honor their own while remembering fallen officer

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A day to honor Newport Beach police started before dawn Thursday when about 200 friends, family members and public safety workers gathered around 4 a.m. to mark the time and place where a local officer was gunned down on the job 20 years ago. On March 12, 1995, Officer Bob Henry tried to wrest a gun from a man who was trying to commit suicide near Dover Drive and 16th Street. A struggle began and the man shot Henry and himself, police said. It was what Newport Beach Police Chief Jay Johnson call...
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Campaign aimed to thank police officers

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Dallas Cowboys legend Tony Dorsett is starring in a new Dallas Police Association campaign that aims to thank police officers. The Hall-of-Fame running back is one of several people—famous and non-famous—featured in a 30-second public service announcement for Assist the Officer Foundation, which aids cops and former cops in need, and the families of officers killed in the line of duty. Dallas Police Association President Ron Pinkston said he was “incredibly grateful” to h...
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Newport Beach PD Officers Attend NYPD Funeral

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Two Newport Beach Police Department officers, along with thousands and thousands of other police representatives from throughout the United States and Canada, were in New York City today to attend the funeral of a Officer Rafael Ramos, one of two officers killed last weekend as they sat in their car. Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were killed as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The gunman later killed himself. News accounts of today’s funeral state that thousands of officers gre...
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Press Release: Two Arrested for Firearms Charges

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Arrested: Andrew John Cardiel Jr, Male Hispanic, 42-year-old resident of BanningHeather Magun Gurule, Female White, 30-year-old resident of Yucaipa. On Friday, November 14, 2014 at approximately 8:48 pm, a Newport Beach Police Department Officer observed a green Dodge Caravan leaving a gas station near the intersection of Bristol Street South and Irvine Avenue with expired registration and an equipment violation. The officer conducted a vehicle stop for the listed violations, and contacted the t...
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Thanking Great Police Work

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November 15th marks the anniversary of the gruesome yacht murder case of Thomas and Jakie Hawks back in 2004.  The case was solved by the great work of our very own Newport Beach homicide detectives.  We'd like to remember the victim's and thank our detectives for outstanding work.  To read about the case CLICK here .
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Caltrans will put toll lanes on 405 Freeway despite objections

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State transportation officials are moving forward with a controversial plan to add toll lanes to a busy stretch of the 405 Freeway in Orange County despite strong opposition from nearby cities who argue the so-called "Lexus lanes" will hurt average commuters. In December, Orange County Transportation Authority board members opted not to support the toll lanes in favor of a plan that would add one free lane in each direction, even though they were warned at the time that state officials may overr...
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Pedestrian hit, killed in Newport Beach was 81-year-old man

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  NEWPORT BEACH – An 81-year-old pedestrian was killed and a driver suspected of DUI was taken into custody after a crash along Pacific Coast Highway Thursday night, police said. The crash occurred near Morning Canyon in Corona del Mar about 9:30 p.m., said Sgt. Corey Wolik of the Newport Beach Police Department. Details of how the crash occurred were under investigation Friday, but the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene after officers arrived, Wolik said. He was identified by the ...
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Man, child fled from crash into Newport Starbucks

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NEWPORT BEACH – A man crashed into a Starbucks shop Thursday night, then fled while holding a small child, officials said. Newport Beach police said they arrested Johnny Miguel Martinez, 33, of Tustin, as a suspect in the crash. No one was inside the store when the crash occurred, but Newport Beach police and Orange County sheriff’s deputies began searching for after reports of a man fleeing from the crash, said Jennifer Manzella, spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department. Officers wer...
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Newport police get souped-up, electric patrol bikes

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NEWPORT BEACH – By design, this officer’s bicycle has super powers and a serious purpose. “It’s almost like it’s bionic,” Newport Beach police Officer John Mika said Thursday morning, wheeling around a new electric patrol bike. Last week, officers began patrols on two customized, $4,000 Pedego bicycles. The patrol bikes are likely the first in the county, officials said. With a push of a button, Newport Beach’s new electric bikes can reach speeds of 25 mph. They are outfitted with neat gadgets, ...
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Newport Beach Rape Case Starts

2e1ax timeless entry newport3-26Trial began Tuesday March 17, for a man charged with sexually assaulting two women in Irvine and Newport Beach.

Travis Dewayne Batten, Jr., 31, of Irvine, was arrested in 2011 in connection with the 2005 sexual assault of one woman in Newport Beach and two in Irvine. The Irvine attacks happened in 2006, and 2010, Irvine police said at the time of the arrest.

The Orange County District Attorney's office, however, is no longer charging Batten with the 2010 assault.
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"The Policeman"

2e1ax timeless frontpage thePolicemanvideoDear Supporters of the NBPA, We encourage you to take a moment to view one of our favorite voice narrations below, by Paul Harvey, "The Policeman" depicting the internal as well as external struggles of living life "on duty".

Please go to our Facebook page to show your support by liking our page. Here you will be able to stay informed on all the going on within our community. NBPA Facebook.

Thank You again for your support!

The Newport Beach Police Association

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Crime Prevention Awareness Campaign - The Stolen Collection

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Subject : Crime Prevention Awareness Campaign - The Stolen Collection

Contact : Jennifer Manzella, Press Information Officer 949-644-3662 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Newport Beach Police to Combat Roadway Deaths and Injuries with DUI Checkpoints

2e1ax timeless featured duinbpaThe Newport Beach Police Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Newport Beach roadways. Enforcement measures to combat impaired driving are coming as a result of a recent $75,500 grant awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety to Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Police Department is dedicated to keeping our streets safe through both enforcement and education.
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Newport Beach Police Association Helps Sponsor The HOPE for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Golf Tournament

2e1ax timeless featured SMAThe Newport Beach Police Association was a Silver Sponsor for the 2013 inaugural HOPE for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, (SMA) Golf Tournament at the Talega Golf Course in San Clemente.

Both the president and vice president of the Newport Beach Police Association attended and supported the SMA's golf tournament. While the Newport Beach Police Association members did not win the tournament, they had a wonderful time supporting a worthy cause and took home 1st prize for the Long Drive! It was a beautiful day with wonderful people for an amazing cause.
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Newport Beach Police Department Free Home Security Inspection

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NBPD Makes History At Baker To Vegas Race

2e1ax timeless frontpage npbab2vFor the ninth year in a row, the Newport Beach Police Department's Running Team placed first in their category at the Baker to Vegas 120-Mile Challenge Cup Relay. Running teams from approximately 270-law enforcement agencies from around the world competed in the 29th annual relay that was held last weekend, April 13th and 14th. The Newport Beach team has placed first in its category eleven times in the last twelve years. This year, the team placed 1st in the 150 Division and 10th overall. This is the first time in the history of the race that a team in the 150 Division has broken into the Top 10.
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Newport Beach Police Association Partners with "Miracles for Kids"

2e1ax timeless frontpage miraclesForKidsLogo-1Please join the Newport Beach Police Association (NBPA) as they partner with the charity "Miracles for Kids" in a campaign to collect and distribute new and unwrapped board games for children and their families to play with who are hospitalized with life threatening diseases and conditions.

Card and/or board games, such as Monopoly or UNO, are being collected in the lobby of the Newport Beach Police Department, 870 Santa Barbara Dr., through Friday, March 22. A large, gift-wrapped "Miracles for Kids" collection box is located just inside the front doors.
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Newport Beach Police Association Scholarship Program

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Funeral For Sheriff's Detective Jeremiah MacKay Is Today In NW San Bernardino

2e1ax timeless frontpage jeremiahmackayThe funeral service for San Bernardino County sheriff's Detective Jeremiah MacKay, slain last week in a final confrontation with fugitive multimurder suspect and ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, is today in northwest San Bernardino.

The service is planned to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday Feb. 21 at the San Manuel Amphitheatre, 2575 Glen Helen Parkway.

The procession beforehand, which will include hundreds of law enforcement, fire, and other public safety vehicles, is expected to take more than one hour to arrive at the venue, which may result in traffic delays on Interstate 15 and Interstate 215.
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Chris Dorner, No Excuses

Since Chris Dorner posted his manifesto of grievances and murdered four people in his quest to "clear his name", some in the public, including the media have given him an undeserved folk hero status. The thought process seems to be that since the LAPD has a history of racism, the actions he took to make the department "pay" are justified, including the murders of people with no ability to influence or control anything that happened to Dorner. It is a very disturbing look into the mindset and lack of moral cohesion among this group of people.
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In Memory of Riverside Police Departments Officer Michael Crain

2e1ax timeless frontpage officercrainThe Newport Beach Police Association expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Officer Michael Crain of the Riverside Police Department.

God Speed Officer Crain.

Officer Michael Crain Biography

Born: April 9, 1978

Hire Date: August 24, 2001 - End of Watch: February 7, 2013

Officer Michael Crain was born in Anaheim, California to Stephen and Cindy Crain on April 9, 1978. He was the oldest of three children and had a brother, Jason, and sister, Leslie. He was raised in the Riverside area and graduated from Redlands High School in 1996.
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Triple Homicide - Still At Large - WANTED

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The members of the Newport Beach Police Association send our thoughts and prayers to the injured and fallen officers. Condolences to all involved in theses senseless murders, as well as their loved ones, friends and family. We pray for a speedy recovery for all injured. May the fallen brother of the Riverside Police Department rest in peace and God Speed on the recovery of his partner, who was injured. Anyone encountering Dorner should consider him "armed and extremely dangerous" and should not ...
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NBPA Website Information

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The NBPA website at newportbeachpa.org may occassionally be down for maintenance on 09/20/2012 while new features are installed on the website. We appreciate your understanding.
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In Memory of CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom

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The Newport Beach Police Association expresses it's deepest condolences to the family of Officer Kenyon Youngstrom. Officer Youngstrom was a 7 year veteran of the California Highway Patrol assigned to the Contra Costa area. He was a married father of four children. On September 4th, Officer Youngstrom was shot in the head during a traffic stop by a motorist, Christopher Boon Lacy. Officer Youngstrom's patrol partner was able to shoot and kill Lacy. Officer Youngstrom was an organ donor. As he di...
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Internet and Website Safety

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Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. 

Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:

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Crime Prevention

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Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.  -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not...
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