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Shooting in Whittier
August 30, 2014 

At 12:11 pm, Whittier Police Officers responded to the 8000 block of Washington Avenue, in the city of Whittier, regarding a subject who had been shot. Upon arrival, the officers located the victim, who was non-responsive. Officers initiated CPR. The victim was transported to USC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The victim is a male, 34 years of age and is a resident of Whittier. The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.



Fatal Traffic Collision in Whittier
August 30, 2014  On Saturday August 30, 2014, Whittier officers responded to the 12200 block of Beverly Boulevard around 1:05am after receiving calls of a single vehicle traffic collision.

Lead Up to Labor Day Brings DUI Crackdowns to the Cities of Whittier and Santa Fe Springs
August 28, 2014  Whittier, CA – Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities. Now through Labor Day, September 1, Whittier Police Department will be aggressively targeting drunk and drugged drivers as part of a nationwide effort to end impaired driving and save lives. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will pair increased public awareness with high-visibility enforcement, resulting in fewer drunk drivers on our streets.

Whittier Police Shut Down Large Marijuana Grow
August 21, 2014  On Thursday August 21, 2014 at approximately 1:11am, Whittier officers responded to 11876 South Circle Drive regarding possible marijuana grow.

Update on Missing Juvenile
August 1, 2014  Catherine Tinnes returned home at approximately 4pm on July 31, 2014 unharmed.

Missing Juvenile
July 30, 2014 

Whittier, CA--Attempting to locate 12-year-old missing juvenile.


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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
July 24, 2014  Whittier, CA – The Whittier Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday July 25, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits of Whittier between the hours of 7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Attempting to Locate Missing Female
July 19, 2014 

The Whittier PoliceDepartment is seeking the assistance from the public in locating a missingchild. Catherine Tinnes, a Whittier resident, is a 12-year-old female,described as being 5-08, 170 pounds, having long straight brown hair, browneyes, wearing a white tank top, pink shorts and brown sandals. She was lastseen on July 18, 2014 around 11:50pm at her parents’ house.


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UPDATE: Missing Female Located
July 19, 2014 

On July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:20am, missing Catherine Tinnes was located at a relative’s house in Montebello, California. Tinnes is in good health and unharmed.


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Whittier Police Provide Free Training to ABC Licensed Establishments
July 15, 2014 

Dear Licensees’

The Whittier Police Department, Bell Gardens Police Department and Downey Police Department invite you and your employees to attend a free seminar presented by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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