Tag Archives: #EPD

When Force is Used at EPD

Use of Force at EPD As part of our policy to control the use of force, EPD performs an inspection that collects the data surrounding the circumstances, types and levels of force used by its officers. Captain Stephens read every … Continue reading

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Immigration: “Investigative Necessity”

My grandbabies, Florence and Miguel V, are brown. Their father, Miguel IV, immigrated to this great nation from Guadalajara, Mexico.  I could not be more proud of Miguel, Steffenie and the babies.  At two Florence can speak English and Spanish. … Continue reading

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Thank You!

To the many Eurekans who gave selflessly to send EPD officers to Dallas to represent you as Texans lay five dedicated public servants to rest…Thank You! You gave so sacrificially I was able to send three officers, not two.  You … Continue reading

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Tipping Point

In Malcom Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point, he points to small changes that can have an enormous impact. Once those changes reach a Tipping Point they accelerate resulting in amazement. Gladwell gives the three rules for the tipping point: contagiousness; the … Continue reading

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Trimmigrants Needed

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EPD Community Policing Recruitment

EPD is a department focused on working with the community.  We look for officers who understand that we serve  and work with the community, yet strive for good, thoughtful, relentless and tough nosed police work.  Balancing the two can be difficult, but isn’t … Continue reading

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#GoFundBetty

There is a great deal of interest in reducing the homeless population here in Eureka. Reading posts in the LOCO and talking to people around town, it is obvious that people want solutions.  Now members of the business community created … Continue reading

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KC Hsiao

What kind of cops is EPD hiring? Let me tell you.  Over the past few years we have hired a lot of new cops like KC Hsiao and Matthew White.  In fact 70% of patrol has less than 5 years … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning

Planning the future is always important for an organization, but especially the police. Attached is a survey to get broad input from community members.  Please take a few minutes out of your day to give EPD some guidance in planning what’s next. … Continue reading

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Tension In The Air

Regularly I hear from businesses and residents that there is tension in the air. Combine that with the fact that Humboldt County (Eureka) has the highest arrest rate in the state. Overall, it seems people are tired, frustrated and well, … Continue reading

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