Santa Cruz Police reward kids with "Operation Chill"

Santa Cruz Police reward kids with "Operation Chill"
Santa Cruz police are seeking to ticket as many children as possible this summer, and luckily, the tickets are for free slurpees, not fines. Police teamed up with 7-Eleven stores for Operation Chill. Officers are hoping the summer-long program changes a patrol car's reputation to be as positive as when a kid sees an ice cream truck jingling down the street. Officers reward youngsters caught doing good things, such as helping others and wearing bike helmets, with a coupon for a small slurpee. "It...
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Tragic Loss Of California Highway Patrol-Santa Cruz Sgt. Kevin Enox

Tragic Loss Of California Highway Patrol-Santa Cruz Sgt. Kevin Enox
The Santa Cruz POA sends our thoughts and prayers to the California Highway Patrol-Santa Cruz and the Enox family. Sgt. Kevin Enox died unexpectedly while off-duty yesterday. Sgt. Enox and many members of the Santa Cruz Police Department have worked very closely together over the many years. We are truly saddened to have learned of this tragic loss yesterday for his family and co-workers at the the California Highway Patrol.

New Santa Cruz Town Clock light dedicated to fallen police

New Santa Cruz Town Clock light dedicated to fallen police
SANTA CRUZ >> Evening passersby may have noticed a renewed glow around the downtown Town Clock in recent weeks, thanks to community support. The Surf City Kiwanis Club recently provided the funding and volunteer hours to have a new LED lighting system installed inside the historic clock tower at Water Street and Pacific Avenue. The 50-member nonprofit group dedicated the effort to Santa Cruz police detectives Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker and Elizabeth Butler, who were killed in the line of dut...
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