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Josef Levy, cancer survivor, takes command of LBPD West Division

July 16, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Josef Levy, the new commander of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) West Division, has been loved and respected by many people in that section of the city for many years. As police lieutenant, he not only enforced the law, but ...

LBPD makes largest single bust of methamphetamine in its history

July 16, 2010

On Tuesday, July 13, at approximately 8pm, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department's (LBPD) Drug Investigations Section removed 139 pounds of narcotics from the streets, and arrested three individuals in connection with...

LBPD conducting DUI checkpoint in North Division this weekend

June 25, 2010

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, June 26, from 6pm to 2am in the area of the North Division, in an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured...

LBPD offering workshop on how 9-1-1 dispatches work

June 11, 2010

Residents who want to learn how the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) dispatches 9-1-1 calls are invited to a free workshop Tuesday, June 15, from 5pm to 6:30pm at the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library Community Room, 1401 E....

LBPD warns parents, grads about dangers of underage drinking

June 11, 2010

With Long Beach high school graduation ceremonies taking place next week, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is warning graduates and parents about the dangers of underage drinking. Underage drinkers are more likely to...

LBPD saturation patrol yields 117 citations, arrest

June 11, 2010

On Friday, June 4, the Long Beach Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Section conducted a DUI saturation patrol throughout Long Beach. This saturation patrol operated from 6pm until 2pm Saturday morning, with eight (8) additional...

Police Chief Jim McDonnell getting his message out to LB communities

May 7, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Long Beach's new chief of police is becoming a familiar face around town. Sworn in about two months ago, Jim McDonnell has gone to several informal gatherings to introduce himself to the c...

LBPD seeking help in identifying shooting suspect

April 23, 2010

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is seeking the public's assistance with identifying suspect(s) responsible for two shootings that resulted in the injuries of an elderly female and two male adults. The Office of LA Coun...

LBPD’s Friday-night saturation patrol yields five DUIs, other citations

April 16, 2010

On Friday, April 9, the Long Beach Police Department's traffic section conducted a DUI saturation patrol throughout the city from 6pm to 2am. During the operation, eight additional police officers patrolled the city, looking for...

Jim McDonnell sworn in as LB’s 25th chief of police

March 19, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Inspirational words and lofty goals moved like a gentle wind in the confines of the Terrace Theater last Saturday, bringing a sense of hope to the approximately 1,000 people who came to watc...

Amid controversy over selection process, new LB police chief to assume post in March

February 12, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, Long Beach City Manager Pat West announced he had selected Jim McDonnell as the city's new chief of police. McDonnell, a 28-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Depar...

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