February 22, 2003
Rep. Dennis Mountjoy (R-La Crescenta) has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would place more rigorous reporting requirements on healthcare professionals. Dubbed the Sexual Abuse of Children Reporting Act, the bill would require health-care providers to report to law enforcement any knowledge that a minor has a sexually transmitted disease or is pregnant. Law enforcement could investigate for abuse of the child. If abuse was found, the investigating agency would put the child in protective custody.
March 29, 2012
Three Burbank police officers were honored last week for their efforts in cracking down on drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The officers, along law enforcement personnel from other agencies, were acknowledged at the Los Angeles County Law Enforcement Recognition ceremony and DUI seminar in Montebello. Mothers Against Drunk Driving recognized the group of Burbank officers for making a collective 103 DUI-related arrests in 2011, according to an announcement. -- Jason Wells, Times Community News Twitter: @JasonBretWells
February 13, 2009
Members of the community met with Glendale police at Berolina Bakery on Ocean View Boulevard in Montrose on Feb. 6 to discuss neighborhood problems and just to get to know the local law enforcement that serve the area. “Coffee With A Cop” is a program started by Officer Matt Zakarian to connect community members with police. “We will also have law enforcement from other agencies like the C.V. Sheriff’s Station and LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department)
April 13, 2004
Darleene Barrientos With the Armenian-American community spread all over the country, finding a way to reach its police officers could be a gargantuan task. Fortunately, Glendale Police Sgt. Vahak Mardikian and California Highway Patrol Officer Steve Shenian are up to the task. Mardikian and Shenian are working hard to raise the awareness and education level of the Armenian community with regards to law enforcement through the Armenian National Peace Officer's Assn.
November 7, 2008
Crescenta Valley High School students dressed in their Halloween best last Friday. Halloween was slightly different this year as students entered their campus they found it less crowded but with several CV Sheriff deputies and volunteers on campus. A student had reportedly threatened to enter the campus and commit violence, however after an extensive investigation, the threat was groundless. School administrators and law enforcement took the threat seriously and added law enforcement personnel to the campus.
July 14, 2006
An all helicopters aviation event, profiles aviation's dynamic role in law enforcement, fire service, homeland security and national defense with static displays, and flight demonstrations. A Career Fair which will feature information on career opportunities with law enforcement, military and Homeland Security agencies. There will also be a family preparedness fair which will feature products, information and resources, families can use to prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters and other emergencies.
September 1, 2009
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — A law enforcement officer shot a man shortly before noon Tuesday on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway Pacific Avenue offramp, Glendale police said. The man was transported to County-USC Medical Center, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. The condition of the man, who Lorenz did not identify, was not yet known. He was shot in the upper body during a struggle with an officer with a law enforcement agency that Lorenz did not identify because the investigation was too nascent, although he said it was not Glendale Police.
February 15, 2012
The statute of limitations would no longer apply the crime of rape under legislation introduced by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge). Portantino's bill, AB 1682, would abolish the 10-year statute of limitations on rape cases. In a statement, Portantino said he proposed the measure as an alternative to his past efforts to force local law enforcement agencies to more quickly test “rape kits” provided by alleged victims. Portantino's rape kit bill passed the Legislature twice but was vetoed by both Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gov. Jerry Brown , in part because law enforcement agencies did not support it. Continue reading > > -- Bill Kisliuk, Times Community News
November 30, 2000
Amber Willard LOS ANGELES -- Glendale Police Chief Russell Siverling received an award from the FBI Wednesday, lauding his dedication to his chosen profession. Siverling was the only person Wednesday morning to be awarded the annual J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement at the FBI Los Angeles field office. "Chief Siverling is recognized for his dedication to law enforcement, his integrity, character and commitment to serving the needs of the community," said James DeSarno, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles office.
August 28, 2000
Claudia Peschiutta GLENDALE -- Some of the youngest people at the Glendale Police Department were rewarded Sunday for their law enforcement skills. Several teens who have been learning about law enforcement through their participation in the department's Explorer program received trophies at a ceremony for their performance in the Code-3 2000 competition held in Pasadena on Saturday, officials said. Code-3 is an annual event in which young people from Explorer posts throughout the state and Nevada are tested in realistic law enforcement scenarios.