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11 June 2018
06/11/2018: Attempted Burglary

06/11/2018: Attempted Burglary

On Monday June 11, 2018 at 12:33 AM, the Monterey Police Department received a call of an attempted residential burglary in the 400 block of English Avenue in Monterey. The suspect attempted to enter an occupied residence but was unsuccessful. The homeowner of the residence yelled at the suspect and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was reported to be holding a handgun.

11 June 2018
06/11/2018: Warrant, Destructive Device Arrests

06/11/2018: Warrant, Destructive Device Arrests

On June 8th, 2018 at 10:36 AM, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and  Monterey  County  Probation  Department conducted  a probation compliance  check in the 1400 Block of Mescal St. in Seaside. As a result, 56 year old Eric Campbell was arrested for an outstanding $80,000 arrest warrant. During a subsequent investigation, a  homemade  destructive  device  was  located.  The  device  was  rendered  safe  with  the assistance of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad. At the conclusion of the  investigation,  both  Eric  and  his  56  year  old  twin  brother,  Cedric  Campbell,  were arrested for felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a destructive device and violation of probation.

07 June 2018
06/07/2018: Nixle Alerts

06/07/2018: Nixle Alerts

The Monterey Police Department is now using the Nixle alert system to notify community members of critical information. The Nixle alert system is in use by many government agencies across the U.S. and allows the MPD to make notifications via text message, social media, and email. The system will allow people to receive information and updates on events, public safety emergencies, dangerous weather, and traffic advisories.

29 May 2018
05/29/2018: Burglaries in Monterey

05/29/2018: Burglaries in Monterey

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has seen an increase in property crimes in recent months, specifically automobile and residential burglaries. The MPD would like to remind people to ensure that they lock their vehicles and not leave items of value in the vehicle and specifically not leave them in plain sight. Additionally, homes and garages should be closed and locked.

16 May 2018
05/15/2018: Monterey Police Department to Provide Nationally Recognized Training on Responding to Critical Incidents and Use of Force

05/15/2018: Monterey Police Department to Provide Nationally Recognized Training on Responding to Critical Incidents and Use of Force

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the Monterey Police Department will hold a training program designed to give officers a strong foundation in critical thinking as it relates to responding to crisis related incidents and potential use of force situations. The training, termed ‘Integrating Communications, Assessment and Tactics’ (ICAT) has been designed to give officers the tools, skills and options to safely diffuse a wide variety of critical incidents that could potentially result in the use of force.

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