Fullerton Police Department
The Fullerton Police Department is charged with the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws, and with providing around-the-clock protection of the lives and property of the public. The Police Department functions both as an instrument of public service and as a tool for the distribution of information, guidance and direction.
It is the mission of the Police Department to facilitate and administer the laws of governing bodies, the orders of the courts, and to direct all energies and resources toward maintaining the health, welfare and safety of citizens.
|June 10, 2013The Fullerton Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on June 16, 2013, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles, who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding, making illegal turns, or any other dangerous violation. |
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|April 22, 2013The Federal Court trial in the case of Veth Mam vs. City of Fullerton, et al., USDC Case Number SACV11-1242-JST, concluded today in the courtroom of Judge Josephine Staton Tucker. The jury of eight returned with a unanimous verdict in favor of the three Fullerton Police Officers who remained as defendants in the case. The jury found that there was no violation of the plaintiff's First and Fourth Amendment Rights and further that the plaintiff was not maliciously prosecuted for assaulting and battering one of the defendant officers. |
Prior to the start of the trial, the court had dismissed other claims against the City of Fullerton and other defendants.
|January 31, 2013The City of Fullerton is happy to announce the hiring of a new Chief of Police. During the January 15, City Council meeting, Captain Dan Hughes was appointed Chief of Police in a unanimous 5-0 vote. Hughes had been the Acting-Chief the past year.|