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Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Property crime is on the rise, and homeowners are understandably alarmed. Reports of burglaries in otherwise quiet communities seem to come out on a daily basis. Figures indicate that, in the past two years, burglaries are up between six and 12 percent in the Chronicle’s distribution area alone. (Read more about criminal activity in Greater […]

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Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent increases in criminal activity have alarmed residents, especially in single-family neighborhoods, where reports show an uptick in crime. As noted in this newspaper last month, the increases, primarily in property crimes and robberies, also have led the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to reallocate about 300 officers, beginning in January, to patrol duty across […]

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31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Division Capt. Anthony Oddo is impressed with the mostly positive attitude he has found among the officers of the LAPD Wilshire Division and the residents who live here. “I love it,” he said in his new office and command center on Venice Blvd. Capt. Oddo comes to Wilshire from a command post at the […]

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Horses, bomb squad, SWAT team at L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division open house

Horses, bomb squad, SWAT team at L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division open house

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Meet the police SWAT team, bomb squad and mounted unit at the Wilshire Area Community Station annual Open House on Sun., Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at 4861 Venice Blvd. The free event also includes tours of the station, helicopters from LAPD Air Support, motorcycles, classic cars, L.A. Fire Dept. equipment and exhibits […]

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Oasis Assists Those Who Protect and Serve

Oasis Assists Those Who Protect and Serve

| March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oasis Church outreach director Ashley Abercrombie thinks our local police force could use a little TLC. So do the 60 volunteers who join her one Saturday a month at the LAPD Wilshire Division

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