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November 19, 2001
TODAY 6 a.m. -- Community Calendar 7 a.m. -- Glendale COPS: "The Police Academy" 8 a.m. -- Glendale Arts TV: "Education" 9 a.m. -- REPLAY: Arts & Culture Commission Noon -- Community Calendar 1 p.m. -- Glendale Arts TV: "Education" 2 p.m. -- LIVE: Special Planning Commission Hearing 5 p.m. -- Glendale Arts TV: "Education" 6 p.m. -- Community Calendar 7 p.m. -- LIVE: Glendale COPS: "The Police...
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | July 2, 2008
GLENDALE ? Glendale Police Department recruit Steve Kim wanted to become a police officer to catch criminals who had affected the lives of people he cared about. A few years ago, his then-girlfriend, who now is his wife, was robbed in a parking structure, Kim said. ?I am tired of the bad guys getting away with things,? he said. Kim, 26, of Glendale decided to enroll in the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department Academy On Tuesday, Kim served as captain of Academy Class 372 in a 5.2-mile colors run in Glendale.
NEWS
June 6, 2001
Amber Willard GLENDALE -- Jason Price and Jeff Hoover traded in their recruit badges for silver ones reading "Police Officer" Tuesday afternoon, when they were sworn in as the city's newest officers. The men join 232 other Glendale officers and were sworn in by Chief Russell Siverling in the short ceremony at police headquarters. "I looked at a number of agencies, talked to many police officers and decided this is where I wanted to be," said Hoover, who is a third-generation officer.
NEWS
August 20, 2004
Jackson Bell Denise Steuer was inspired to become a Glendale Police officer by the gang bangers and drug dealers she saw growing up in the seedier neighborhoods of Riverside County. Steuer, 30, of Chino Hills, pushed herself to graduate from Cal Poly Pomona -- where she had the highest grade-point average in her major of public administration. Then she enrolled in the police academy at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier. "I wanted to transcend my situation and make a better life for myself and my family," she said.
NEWS
October 20, 2001
Ryan Carter AIRPORT DISTRICT -- Burbank Airport Police officers will now be subject to more rigorous training standards, officials said. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority voted unanimously last week to increase the number of training hours and adopt new accreditation criteria for its 19-member police force. The vote will require applicants for the Burbank Airport Police Department to be certified under criteria set by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission, an appointed state board.
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | August 25, 2007
NORTH GLENDALE — The Glendale Community College Police Department added two officers to the force at a swearing-in ceremony Thursday — a military serviceman who recently returned from the Middle East and a four-year cadet who has worked to move up the ranks. Glendale resident Narbeh Nazari, 24, served as a cadet with the GCC Police for four years, serving the last year as a full-time dispatcher. “I’ve been working at the college for years now,” he said.
NEWS
January 2, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- They're part of a contingent of law enforcement veterans who joined the forces after the Vietnam War and are retiring in increasing numbers. With the retirement of Glendale Police Capt. Mike Post, Sgt. Dwayne Bruce and Officer Larry Cobb within days of each other, the department is losing more than 80 years of experience. "We've lost a lot of years, just in the past six months," said Bruce, whose last day is today.
NEWS
March 12, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- They're the gatekeepers who determine the men and women patrolling city streets, those who analyze crime trends and the dispatchers. The six people who make up the personnel unit of the Glendale Police Department -- three of whom are on loan temporarily -- are tasked with one of the top priorities of the agency. Recruitment. Between a rash of retirements and a nationwide trend of fewer applicants to police departments -- not to mention that just 2% of applicants are hired -- the department is feeling the crunch.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | July 31, 2009
GLENDALE — Due to citywide budget cuts, three Glendale police officers have received layoff notices, setting the stage for a Sept. 30 termination, officials said. In an alternate scenario, the officers would lose their rankings and be reassigned to other duties, but only if the department can find room for them. “This is very disappointing to have to do this, but it’s an indication of just how severe the budget situation is, and to have to lay off a police officer is probably one of the worst things we are faced with,” said Matt Doyle, the city’s human resources director.
NEWS
July 26, 2003
Jeff Tully As a basketball point guard, Dave Ulloa is used to protecting the ball and serving up his share of assists to teammates. Although the former Hoover High graduate is still a force in the hoop game, Ulloa has found another way to protect and serve -- as a Los Angeles police officer. In a unique melding of his two passions, Ulloa, 28, has found a way to combine his love of basketball with his career in criminal justice. The eight-year Burbank resident is a sure-shooting player for LAPD's talented basketball team.
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By Veronica Rocha | June 10, 2010
S ophomore Fernando Olivares demonstrated the process of dousing flames to fellow Hoover High School students on Thursday during a firefighting lesson. Fernando, 16, and the other students were schooled this week during their Police and Fire Academy courses on the different types of fire extinguishers, using the devices correctly and possible areas for storage. On Thursday morning, the students finally got the opportunity to use a fire extinguisher on live, controlled flames.
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LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | July 31, 2009
GLENDALE — Due to citywide budget cuts, three Glendale police officers have received layoff notices, setting the stage for a Sept. 30 termination, officials said. In an alternate scenario, the officers would lose their rankings and be reassigned to other duties, but only if the department can find room for them. “This is very disappointing to have to do this, but it’s an indication of just how severe the budget situation is, and to have to lay off a police officer is probably one of the worst things we are faced with,” said Matt Doyle, the city’s human resources director.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | July 2, 2008
GLENDALE ? Glendale Police Department recruit Steve Kim wanted to become a police officer to catch criminals who had affected the lives of people he cared about. A few years ago, his then-girlfriend, who now is his wife, was robbed in a parking structure, Kim said. ?I am tired of the bad guys getting away with things,? he said. Kim, 26, of Glendale decided to enroll in the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department Academy On Tuesday, Kim served as captain of Academy Class 372 in a 5.2-mile colors run in Glendale.
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | August 25, 2007
NORTH GLENDALE — The Glendale Community College Police Department added two officers to the force at a swearing-in ceremony Thursday — a military serviceman who recently returned from the Middle East and a four-year cadet who has worked to move up the ranks. Glendale resident Narbeh Nazari, 24, served as a cadet with the GCC Police for four years, serving the last year as a full-time dispatcher. “I’ve been working at the college for years now,” he said.
LOCAL
September 1, 2006
The Glendale Police Department graduated 28 people from its first Citizen's Police Academy on Thursday night. The academy, which lasted about 11 weeks, gave the students a first-hand look into the department and what police officers deal with daily. Students attended weekly courses covering everything from financial crimes and gangs to crime-scene investigation and terrorism, said Glendale Police Det. Liza Muzquiz, the academy's coordinator. The students had a special ceremony Thursday night and received certificates noting their completion of the program.
NEWS
May 26, 2006
The Glendale Police Department is in the process of recruiting interested individuals to participate in its Citizen's Police Academy. This Academy is designed to help the citizens of Glendale understand the role and responsibilities of the department. Those enrolled in the academy will learn what happens when the police are called, how criminals are apprehended and how they are prosecuted. They will also learn how to protect themselves, their property and their identities with informative interactive classes from the Glendale Police Department's finest.
NEWS
August 20, 2004
Jackson Bell Denise Steuer was inspired to become a Glendale Police officer by the gang bangers and drug dealers she saw growing up in the seedier neighborhoods of Riverside County. Steuer, 30, of Chino Hills, pushed herself to graduate from Cal Poly Pomona -- where she had the highest grade-point average in her major of public administration. Then she enrolled in the police academy at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier. "I wanted to transcend my situation and make a better life for myself and my family," she said.
NEWS
July 26, 2003
Jeff Tully As a basketball point guard, Dave Ulloa is used to protecting the ball and serving up his share of assists to teammates. Although the former Hoover High graduate is still a force in the hoop game, Ulloa has found another way to protect and serve -- as a Los Angeles police officer. In a unique melding of his two passions, Ulloa, 28, has found a way to combine his love of basketball with his career in criminal justice. The eight-year Burbank resident is a sure-shooting player for LAPD's talented basketball team.
NEWS
March 12, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- They're the gatekeepers who determine the men and women patrolling city streets, those who analyze crime trends and the dispatchers. The six people who make up the personnel unit of the Glendale Police Department -- three of whom are on loan temporarily -- are tasked with one of the top priorities of the agency. Recruitment. Between a rash of retirements and a nationwide trend of fewer applicants to police departments -- not to mention that just 2% of applicants are hired -- the department is feeling the crunch.
NEWS
January 2, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- They're part of a contingent of law enforcement veterans who joined the forces after the Vietnam War and are retiring in increasing numbers. With the retirement of Glendale Police Capt. Mike Post, Sgt. Dwayne Bruce and Officer Larry Cobb within days of each other, the department is losing more than 80 years of experience. "We've lost a lot of years, just in the past six months," said Bruce, whose last day is today.
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