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The Lawson Report, part 2: Methodology

The Lawson Report, part 2: Methodology

In 2018, the City of Arcata retained the services of the National Police Foundation (NPF) to analyze the APD response to the homicide of Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and the subsequent investigation. The City of Arcata’s administration believed an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the emergency response and the initial investigation of this event would provide lessons learned from the experience and necessary recommendations to improve the APD’s future responses.

APD going after graffiti vandals

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASEAPD SEEKS THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING GRAFFITI SUSPECTSARCATA – The Arcata Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects responsible for several incidents of graffiti seen throughout the Downtown area between January 1 and 3, 2020. In the last several days investigators identified at least 13 new incidents

APD wants your old meds this Saturday

APD TO SPONSOR PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY COLLECTION SITE On Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Arcata Police Department will be one of thousands of collection sites across the country for community members to drop off any unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s nationwide

Arcata Police seek reported slashing suspect

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a slashing incident reported to have occurred the night of Aug. 26. The incident appears in the daily bulletin for that day in APD’s Citizen RIMS online crime reports. According to Police Chief Brian Ahearn, an 18-year-old African American Humboldt

APD investigating sexual assault in Redwood Park

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASEAPD INVESTIGATING SEXUAL ASSAULT IN REDWOOD PARKOn Friday morning, Aug. 16, 2019, the Arcata Police Department received inquiries from community members regarding a sexual assault that occurred in Redwood Park two to three days ago. The Police Department immediately began an investigation. Community members who had information were contacted by APD and

Celebrate the Arcata Police Department with cake on the Plaza Wednesday

APD press release The Arcata Police Department was established on July 31, 1894.  Wednesday, July 31 marks the 125th anniversary of community policing in the City of Arcata. Everyone plays a role in keeping Arcata safe and in maintaining a quality of life that all neighborhoods take pride in. As a community policing organization, the Arcata Police Department invites all community

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