By Keith Colgan As a photojournalists who tries to see things from unique perspectives, my point view of Lodi on the 4th of July came from the inside of a police car. Officer Dominic Carillo was my driver and guide. We were on a first name basis right away and I found his attitude about … Continue reading
The 10th annual Art O’Keefe Memorial K9 trial was held today at Tony Zupo Field. Highly trained police dogs competed in search, obedience, agility, protection and narcotics. As always, seeing determined dogs take down bad guys was the crowd-pleaser. Click here or on one of the thumbnails to see the full gallery. More Photos …
It was a family affair for Sergeant Michael Manetti as his family and friends looked on as retired Lodi Police Captain Larry Manetti pinned his badge and proudly delivered a father’s hug. These ceremonies rightly recognize a career advancement, but this event seemed more than that. Police officers carry a responsibility unlike the rest of … Continue reading
Hunting rifles, sawed-off shotguns, pistols, derringers, antique war relics, A-K 47’s, TEK-9’s and the infamous Street Sweeper were among the guns that made their way out of closets and from under beds this morning into the welcoming hands of Lodi Police Department personnel. Money from a California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention grant left smiles … Continue reading
LPD Sgt. Sierra Brucia (209) 329-3481 As part of our efforts to combat increases in crime in our community the Lodi Police Department is participating in a Combat Auto Theft Program to address a recent rise in reported auto thefts. The Lodi Police Department had 349 vehicles reported stolen during 2012. During the first quarter … Continue reading
Lodi Police Department Officers and Detectives scrambled at 5:00 this afternoon after a GPS-equipped vehicle had been reported stolen. A Felony Hot Stop on S. Washington St., near the Boys and Girls Club, netted several suspects that were taken into custody. See photo gallery.