Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday December 14, 2018. Read on...
  2. Outstanding Investigation Leads to Arrest in Fatal Hit and Run

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 30, 2018) – Less than a week after an 18 year old pedestrian was struck and killed near Haster and Leatrice in Anaheim, Traffic Investigators have arrested the driver of the suspect vehicle. Read on...
  3. Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Person of Interest in Hit and Run Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 24, 2018) – APD Traffic Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle of interest from a serious hit-and-run traffic collision that hospitalized a woman. Read on...
  4. Anaheim Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 20, 2018) – Around 9:30 a.m., Anaheim Police responded to a call of a man attacking a woman inside a residence at 1268 N. Siesta Street. Read on...
  5. Anaheim Police Department Reminds Drivers and Passengers to Wear a Seat Belt

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 16, 2018) –This Thanksgiving, Anaheim Police Department is joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to remind people how important it is to wear a seat belt, and the potentially deadly consequences of not buckling up. Read on...
  6. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 1, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday November 2, 2018 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  7. Two Police Officers Seriously Injured During Attempted Arrest of Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 27, 2018) – Two Anaheim Police Department (APD) officers were seriously injured during an attempted arrest of an assault and battery suspect. Read on...
  8. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tonight, Friday October 19, 2018 on Ball Road at East Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  9. Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Anaheim Police have arrested a suspect in the October 16, 2018 homicide of Raymond Tovar in the 2800 block of W. Lincoln Avenue. Read on...
  10. Anaheim Police Department Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 17, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department seeks the public’s help in identifying a suspect who committed two armed robberies within 20 minutes. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 11, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $539,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Education Program

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2018) – The safety of people who use roadways to walk or ride their bike is the focus of a bicycle and pedestrian safety education program with Anaheim Police Department. Read on...
  13. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Child Passenger Safety Education and Training Program

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2018) – A $50,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund child passenger safety education and training programs aimed at helping parents and caretakers make sure their child is riding safely. Read on...
  14. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (August 3, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday August 3, 2018 near Harbor Boulevard and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  15. Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CA - On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at about 0936 hours, officers responded to the 500 block of S. West Street in the City of Anaheim. Read on...
  16. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday July 13, 2018. Read on...
  17. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operations

    ANAHEIM, CA (July 3, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted Minor Decoy Operations at a combined 11 Anaheim locations on June 18 and June 28, 2018. Read on...
  18. Anaheim Police Release Identity of Suspect Arrested in Domestic Violence Murder

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 28, 2017) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Mark Lawrence Jennings, a 46 year old Anaheim resident, as the suspect arrested for killing his girlfriend early Wednesday morning. Read on...
  19. Man Displaying Erratic Behavior Dies in Police Custody

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 24, 2018) – A 46 year old male was pronounced deceased at a local hospital Saturday night following a very brief contact with APD officers. Read on...
  20. APD Detectives Seek Witnesses to Series of Vicious Attacks

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 31, 2018) – Anaheim PD Homicide Detectives are looking for witnesses who may have seen all or portions of a series of vicious attacks which occurred earlier today. Read on...
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