Holiday Giving at Antioch Police Department

Antioch Police Department - Holiday Giving

On Saturday, we were not only able to once again do our annual holiday food drive, but also our annual “adopt-a-family,” event. As usual, we would never be able to do either of these events without the generous donations of so many local businesses, White Pony Express, and everyone that helped to come together and volunteer their time to provide a little extra help to those in need. In addition to providing 105 families a holiday meal, we were able Read More …

Antioch Police Department’s Sergeant Will Dee Retires

Antioch Police Department Sergeant Will Dee

Today, is a bittersweet day for us as we congratulate Sergeant Will Dee on his well earned retirement, but we also have to say good bye to him as well. Will was born and raised in Florida, and ultimately found his way to California after enlisting in the United States Coast Guard In 1987. During this time, he was stationed in Alameda, but also did law enforcement patrols up and down the west coast of California and as far north Read More …

Antioch Police Department Spreading the Holiday Spirit

Antioch Police Department

Photo Credit: Mike Burkholder and Denise Cantrell Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday takes place on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, which coincides with the time of year when many donors give to worthy causes. The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday — has become an international day of giving and an opportunity to support your community. This year for Giving Tuesday, we had members of our SWAT team, Investigations Bureau, and Dispatchers at Target (5769 Lone Tree Way, Antioch) from 1:00-3:00 pm Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Officer Calvin Prieto

On November 5th Officer Calvin Prieto was sworn in as our 99th police officer. Calvin is a former Marine who decided to become a police officer and serve his community after his service to our county. Calvin was initially hired by the Alameda County Sheriff Department where he served for two years before leaving to work for the San Leandro Police Department where he served four years. Calvin brings six years of law enforcement experience with him to the Antioch Read More …

Trick-or-Treat at Antioch PD

Antioch Police Department

Trick-or-Treat with the Police. A fun, safe, FREE Halloween event. All welcome to attend. Activities and a haunted house for kids (recommended for kids under the age of 13). The Antioch Police Department would like to invite you to a free, fun, and safe Halloween event on Wednesday October 31st from 3:30PM – 6:00PM . There will be a Haunted House Fun Stations Face Painting by Wandie No offensive costumes or replica weapons Meet us in the Community Room, we hope Read More …

Family Violence Prevention Forum

On October 25, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is hosting a community forum and resource fair which will address what family violence looks like in Contra Costa County, what Contra Costa County’s response is to family violence and how law enforcement responds to family violence. Officer Vanderpool teamed up with other panel members to make community members aware of available resources. Photo Credit to Denise Cantrell   For more community events, check out our events page. Please follow Read More …

Message from Antioch Police Chief

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about crime statistics in Antioch. More specifically, they want to know how our current crime rate compares to the crime rate prior to Measure C being approved by voters back in November 2013. Attached to this post is a graph comparing Antioch’s Part I crimes for the first nine months of 2013 to the first nine months of this year. Pretty staggering results! Overall, violent crime is down 39.9% and Read More …

Antioch Police Department Goes Above And Beyond

Antioch Police Department

A Happy Ending Back in August, an Antioch citizen was riding his bike near Prewett Park on Lone Tree Way when an unknown man in a brown truck approached him and robbed him of his bicycle. Through some great investigative work, on September 4th, the suspect and the bike were located, and the suspect was arrested. Now, normally that would be a happy ending to a story like this. However, members of the Antioch Police Department felt a strong desire Read More …

Lieutenant Don LaDue Retires After 30 Years of Service

After 30 years of dedicated service to the Antioch Police Department and citizens of Antioch, Lieutenant Don LaDue is hanging up his duty belt. Don is a hometown boy who grew up in Antioch and graduated from Antioch High School. Don started with the Antioch Police Department as a reserve police officer in October of 1988, and was eventually hired as a full time officer in 1990. Two years later, Don was selected as one our first four Community Policing Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

Please join us in welcoming the newest three police officers to the Antioch Police Department family! This afternoon, we were thrilled to add three new officers following their graduation from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Regional Training Center yesterday. Officer Ashley Allen comes to us by way of Walnut Creek, and is a graduate of Clayton Valley High School where she was named female athlete of the year in her senior year! After high school, Ashley attended CSUEB where she obtained Read More …