Tag Archives: community safety

EPD Leadership Plan

The essence of community policing is for the police to work with, and police from, the perspective of the community in the most professional way possible. Part of this means making decision to transform police organizations to be transparent, fair … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

False panic alarms are problematic. EPD responded to 137 panic alarms in the last year. Of the 137 panic alarms, EPD took 5 reports so 132 of the alarms were false or accidental. In other words 96.4% of all panic … Continue reading

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Dog Gone It!

Many people, including my wife, like doges better than humans. Dogs love without prejudice or being judgmental.  They are loyal and faithful; all they ask for in return is a little affection and food.  They are often considered family.  Our … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Training

EPD along with the Humboldt County Office of Education will host training in how to survive an active shooter. It is open to the public.  Led by Captain Brian Stephens and Senior Dispatcher Katie Hill, the training will describe what action you … Continue reading

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I’d Take a Bullet for You

Our collective hearts ache for the families and friends of the victims of San Bernardino’s terrorist attack.  Attacks such as this leave each of us feeling vulnerable and at risk of being the next victim. Nationally we struggle to find … Continue reading

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Gun Violence

Eureka has had several burglaries where guns were the target of the burglary. Most  notably the successful theft of guns from one local gun dealer and the attempted theft of guns from another has led EPD to ask the City Attorney … Continue reading

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