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 …

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness Safety Fair

There were a lot of great things going on this weekend. Antioch Police Department Explorers, VIPS, Neighborhood Watch, Crime Prevention Commission, McGruff, along with Officer Mayer and K9-Dex attended the East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair. We met a lot of great people and shared information about crime prevention and the numerous programs we have in our police department. While that was going on, CSO Harvey and Officer Blanco stopped by to hang out for a bit with Read More …

The Barbershop Forum

Antioch Barbershop Forum

KTVU’s Barbershop Forum hosted by Paul Chambers returned to the City of Antioch. Along with Mayor Pro Tem Thorpe and Council Members Ogorchock and Wilson, Chief Brooks and many of his command staff and officers, and the Antioch City Manager Rob Bernal attended the Barbershop Forum held at Antioch High School. Moderated by Paul Chambers of Channel 2 News, the well-attended event was an opportunity for interested members of the community and the surrounding region to ask the Police Chief Read More …

93nd Installment of WE CARE Community Clean up

APD Cleanup

93nd Installment of WE CARE Neighborhood Clean Up The Antioch Police Department will be hosting their 93rd Neighborhood Clean Up event on Saturday, Sept 8th from 9 -11 am. The focus neighborhood will be around Desrys Blvd, Bell, Null and Reimche Drive. Volunteers should meet at Desrys Blvd at the Delta de Anza Trail . We start promptly at 9am. This is a community event and we encourage everyone to come out and give back to the community by helping Read More …

Antioch Police Department Community Engagement

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Sycamore Block Party Chief Brooks attended the Sycamore Block Party this weekend and had a good time. The event is designed to bring residents together to build positive relationships and a strong sense of community. The event had a host of fun activities for participants, and the kids loved the opportunity to challenge Chief Brooks in the inflatable sumo vest! Events like this demonstrate the kind of commitment to community that makes the residents of Antioch so great!   August Read More …

Citizens Academy Back By Popular Demand

Citizens Academy

Back by popular demand 🎉!! The Antioch Police Department is accepting applications for our 2018 Citizens Academy 📚, now through September 17th. Interviews will be held on September 18th and 19th and classes begin October 10th and end on December 12th. Most classes will be held Wednesday evenings but there are two Saturday classes. For more details, contact Lt. Mendes @ tmendes@ci.antioch.ca.us. See attached flyer and apply on-line at citizensacademy.antiochpolice.com The Antioch Police Department Citizens Academy provides a unique opportunity for the participants Read More …

Antioch Police Department Responds to Lip Sync Challenge

The Antioch Police Department has answered the call of the Lip Sync Challenge despite it being just another day at the office. We chose a “little break from the norm” and selected locations that highlighted some of the city’s amenities such as the Marina, Water Park, and Animal Services. The response from the public has been overwhelmingly positive. Our video has reached approximately 500,000 people and has been viewed over 199,000 times by people throughout the U.S. and around the Read More …

Antioch’s National Night Out

On Tuesday August 7th, several members of the Antioch Police Department, City Council members, and City staff participated in Antioch’s National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. It provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. Throughout the evening, we were able to swing by around two dozen different neighborhood block party events and enjoy some good food and good company! Thank you to Read More …