Category: SAPD

National Purple Heart Day

National Purple Heart Day SANTA ANA, Calif.– On August 7th our nation commemorates Purple Heart Day. Many may ask why it is necessary to have yet another day commemorating military veterans. Recently, two events emphasized the importance of this day. Just one month before Purple Heart Day, British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and Congressman Steve

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SAPAAL/SAUSD student nominated for Naval Academy

SANTA ANA, Calif.РSanta Ana Police Athletic and Activity League (SAPAAL) student Grant Cuevas was recently nominated by U.S. Congress Member Representative Lou Correa for the Naval Academy. Every year local high school students submit an application to be nominated for one of the four  U.S. Military Academies. The applicants are vetted by a military board,

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Santa Ana Police Officer and Detective of the year 2017

SANTA ANA, Calif.– Santa Ana Elks Lodge hosted their Annual Public Safety Award Banquet for 2017. The Elks Lodge in collaboration with the Santa Ana Police Officers Association (SAPOA) and the Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) honored members of the police department as the detective and the police officer of the year for 2017. Art

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Santa Ana Police Athletic and Activity League Holiday Party 2017

SANTA ANA, Calif.- The Santa Ana Police Athletic and Activity League (SAPAAL) hosted their annual family holiday party for 2017. The police athletic league provides after-school programs for more than 200 community youths and their families. Santa Ana Police Officer Kenny Aguilar is the director of the SAPAAL. SAPAAL offers after-school homework tutoring, educational career

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