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LBPD Sergeant Recipient of 2010 Golden Badge Foundation Award


Long Beach Police Department Sergeant Byron Blair will be honored with the Golden Badge Foundation’s “Top Supervisor’s Award” on October 29, 2010. This award recognizes law enforcement supervisors whose exceptional performance resulted in an improvement to officer safety, interdepartmental relations, and/or the agency’s public image. Sergeant Blair’s strong leadership abilities, character and commitment to excellence [...]

Robbery Suspect Sought; Police Request Public Assistance


On Monday, October 4, 2010 at approximately 3:46 p.m., a male entered a business located in the 2100 block of East 4th Street, and assaulted a 77- year- old female before robbing her. The suspect took cash and resumed the violent assault on the elderly victim, then exited the business. The suspect was last seen [...]

LBPD Seeking Help in Murder of Lake Elsinore Man

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Surveillance Photo of Vehicle The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of a Lake Elsinore man that was killed during a robbery on Monday, August 9, 2010, in the 1400 block of West 16th Street in Long Beach.

LBPD Launches Anonymous Communication Technology to Report Crime

texting TIPSOFT provide information to LBPD and remain anonymous

The Long Beach Police Department is pleased to announce the implementation of an anonymous crime tip reporting system, which uses a common cell phone texting or internet-based platform. TIPSOFT is an application which allows a tipster to provide information to the LBPD and remain completely anonymous through one of two methods. The first option is [...]

LBPD and Health Department Officials to Collect Prescription Drugs for Safe Disposal

Prescription-meds National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative

The Long Beach Police Department and the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, along with other law enforcement agencies around the nation, will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative. This initiative seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft through the collection of potentially dangerous expired, unused [...]

Three Similar Cat Burglaries LBPD Advises Residents To Secure Doors & Windows

climbing-in-window CAT BURGLARIES

After three similar incidents over the past two months where suspects gained easy access to residences through open doors or windows of women who were alone at the time, the Long Beach Police Department is reminding residents to always keep their doors and windows secured, at all times. During each of the incidents, the victims [...]

Police Seek Leads in Friday Night Homicide

crime-scene-tape murder Omar Brown,

On Friday, September 10, 2010, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Long Beach Police officers responded to a shooting call in the 1000 block of Lewis Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, identified as 23-year-old Brian Humphries of Long Beach, was standing in front of a [...]

LBPD Urges Motorists to Drive Carefully as Students Return to School

school-crossing Drive carefully school begins Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone that school begins Wednesday, September 8, 2010, and the volume of pedestrian traffic around schools increases significantly. In an effort to prevent avoidable accidents, the following traffic safety information is being provided.

Police Seek Details After Woman Found Dead in Motorhome

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At around 6:30 p.m. Monday evening, August 30, the Long Beach police responded to a call of a deceased woman discovered in her motor home in the 700 block of East 45th Street. The death of 47-year-old Virginia Boynton was discovered by a family member that day when they arrived at her motor home. The family, who [...]

Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results in Arrests, Vehicle Impounds and Citations

dui-checkpoint August 28 results

On Saturday, August 28, 2010, the Long Beach Police Department conducted a Driving Under the Influence/Drivers License checkpoint at Anaheim Street and Freeman Avenue. “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.” is the campaign for 2010. The checkpoint operated from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., where officers were assisted by Long Beach Police Explorers and [...]

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