Tag Archives: Police Officers

Painted in Blue

A poem hangs on my office wall titled Painted in Blue. It was written by the daughter of a police officer trying to grapple with the notion of her father working as a gang sergeant and dealing a violent culture … 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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Dallas PD…Fit to Live

As Chief of Police in Eureka, and more importantly a person wearing a blue uniform, I am heart broken and saddened by the cowardly act of race-baiting extremists assassinating police officers at a Black Lives Matter march. If the purpose … Continue reading

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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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Standing O’ For the Cops in Blue

May is police officer memorial month. The President of the United States and Congress, as well as local government leaders, felt it important to annually mark the sacrifice men and women made to protect the constitutional rights of all Americans.  Policing … 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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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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Police Where It Matters

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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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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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