|Be a smart shopper this holiday season. As the shopping rush begins, here are some helpful tips from the Irvine Police Department to make your holiday shopping safer at local stores and online.|
|Help victims in the Philippines affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan by donating through the City of Irvine's community giving program. To provide assistance, click here.|
|The 2013-2014 winter issue of Inside Irvine, which includes the Activity Guide and City news is now online and will be mailed to Irvine residents the week of November 18. In addition to offering hundreds of course listings, the winter edition features articles on geographical policing, holiday recycling, the Irvine Gives website and the importance of shopping in Irvine. Click here to view the publication online. |
Please note: Several classes begin the week of January 6. Registration is now available; click here to browse the listings.
The spring edition will be mailed the week of February 17.
|On Friday, October 25, Detective Leticia Hernandez was honored at the Annual Trauma Intervention Program, Hero’s with Heart Dinner at the Anaheim Hilton.|
|On Friday, the Irvine Police Department hosted a group of female officers visiting from Tajikistan. Female police officers in Tajikistan have been traditionally assigned to administrative duties only, very similar to the beginnings for women in law enforcement in the United States. |
|Last Thursday and Friday, Irvine Police Department SWAT had the opportunity to train with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB). SEB members provided incident debriefs of critical incidents highlighting lessons learned and provided range training. |
|On Tuesday, Motor Officer Bergstrom received the Employee of the Quarter award during a luncheon held at the Irvine Marriott Hotel.|
|On Tuesday, Officer R. Smith and K9 Buddy visited Tarbut v’Torah and assisted one of the students with a “book talk” presentation. The student had read a book about working dogs, and Buddy assisted by demonstrating some of his skills for the class.|
|Saturday, SWAT Officers Bryant and Campbell and D.A.R.E. Officer Aragon attended OCFA Open House on Saturday, October 12.|
|The City of Irvine, in partnership with the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee, is holding a special toy drive to benefit the children and families of Irvine’s adopted Marine Battalion from Camp Pendleton. Help make the season brighter for a child whose mom or dad is in service to this country by donating a new, unwrapped gift suitable for infants or children through 12 years.|