The Signal Tribune newspaper

LBPD, LBFD teaming up to present emergency-preparedness classes

August 19, 2011

Filed under Safety

Natural disasters, earthquakes, tsunamis and wildfires, as well as manmade disasters, such as industrial accidents or acts of terrorism, are some of the many possible emergencies that police and fire departments respond to in...

Public health officials urge residents to take precautions against West Nile Virus

July 22, 2011

Filed under Safety

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in two dead crows in Long Beach for the first time this summer. According to the California Department of Public Health, this is the first sign of WNV in Long Beach this year. Although no...

Fireworks are illegal in Long Beach and dangerous

July 1, 2011

Filed under Holiday, Safety

Fireworks have become a traditional part of an American family's Fourth of July celebration. Unfortunately, these celebrations all too often result in serious burns, hearing loss, and other injuries. Read More »...

Police warning graduates, parents about dangers of underage drinking

June 17, 2011

Filed under Education, Safety

With Long Beach high-school graduation ceremonies taking place the week starting June 13, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is educating graduates and parents about the dangers of underage drinking.  Read More »...

Police department warning residents to beware of chain-snatch, strong-arm robbers

April 8, 2011

Filed under Safety

The Long Beach Police Department has seen a recent trend related to strong-arm robbery in the West Division. Read More »...

LBPD to target impaired drivers with DUI checkpoint

March 18, 2011

Filed under News, Safety

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will conduct a citywide DUI saturation patrol on Saturday, March 19, from 6pm to 2am.  Read More »...

SHPD to conduct Thursday-night DUI checkpoint

March 11, 2011

Filed under News, Safety

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Thursday, March 17 at Cherry Avenue and 27th Street between the hours of 7:30pm and 4am. Read More »...

LBPD to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

January 21, 2011

Filed under Safety

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 6pm until 2am in the East Division.  Read More »...

Sobering DUI statistics for the New Year’s holiday

December 31, 2010

Filed under Safety

While law enforcement officials have consistently told us not to drink and drive, thousands of drivers every year are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). Read More »...

Christmas tree burning demonstrates need for holiday safety

December 17, 2010

Filed under Holiday, Safety

The Greater Long Beach Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) hosted a Christmas tree burning demonstration at the LBFD Training Center Wednesday morning to show the effects of improper...

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