SEAL BEACH POLICE PRESS RELEASES

1/7/2020
Press Release - COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) CLASSES STARTING
The City of Seal Beach, the Seal Beach Police Department, and the West County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team will be hosting a CERT training class beginning in March 2020.
1/3/2020
Press Release - Seal Beach Police Citizens' Academy
The Seal Beach Police Department will be hosting a Citizens’ Academy beginning in February, 2020.
1/2/2020
PRESS RELEASE - Robbery Suspect Arrested After Stealing a Bicycle

A robbery suspect was arrested after he forcefully pushed the victim off his bicycle and onto the street.

11/13/2019
Press Release - Street Closures for Seal Beach Holiday Parade
The annual Seal Beach Holiday Parade will take place on Friday December 6th, 2019 beginning at 7:00 P.M. The Seal Beach Police Department will be diverting traffic on Pacific Coast Highway and...
11/7/2019
Press Release - 2019 Turkey Trot Street Closures
On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, the First Turkey Trot will take place in the Old Town area of Seal Beach. As a result of this event and the large number of participants expected to run, the...
11/4/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Fatal Traffic Accident
On Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at approximately 10:00 AM, Seal Beach Police Officers responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Oakmont Road and El Dorado...
10/30/2019
Press Release - Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
Seal Beach Police detectives, the FBI, the SBPD Community Oriented Policing Team, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have arrested Clifford Johnson Jr., 32, of Long Beach, on...
10/30/2019
Press Release - Burglary Suspects Arrested
Four suspects were arrested after they broke into the “Private Sneakers” store and stole merchandise. The suspects smashed the glass front door and entered the closed business located...
10/22/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Fatal Traffic Collision
On October 21st, 2019 at approximately 2:18 PM, Seal Beach Police Officers responded to a call of a traffic collision at the intersection of Lampson Avenue and Tulip Street.
10/22/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Wrong Way Driver Sought
On October 19th, 2019 at about 10:48 PM, the Seal Beach Police Department received several calls of an injury traffic collision which occurred on Pacific Coast Highway near the Anaheim Bay Bridge.
10/21/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Seal Beach Police to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs
On Saturday, October 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Seal Beach Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft...
10/14/2019
Former Orange County Chef Charged With Raping Member of the Military
A former Orange County chef pleaded not guilty today with raping a member of the military in 2018 after she dined at the Seal Beach restaurant where he worked.
10/8/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Halloween Safety
Halloween is Thursday, October 31st, 2019. Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to the safety of those little trick-or-treaters. Fortunately, there are lots of easy...
10/8/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Regional Test of AlertOC
AlertOC, the County’s mass notification system, is a critical link for residents to immediately learn of any required actions, such as evacuating their homes during an imminent fire.
10/8/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant
The Seal Beach Police Department received a $70,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a one-year enforcement and education program. The money will fund various...
9/19/2019
Press Release - Parking Permit Renewal
New parking permits will be available as of October 1st, 2019 as October is the renewal period for Seal Beach issued parking permits. All permit holders are encouraged to renew their parking...
9/12/2019
Press Release - Robbery Suspects Sought
On August 8th, 2019, three suspects entered the 7-11 store, located at 1200 Pacific Coast Hwy.  Each suspect grabbed a case of alcohol and immediately exited the store without paying.
9/4/2019
Press Release - Great Pacific Airshow
Final preparations have begun for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows, and their headline performance at the fourth annual Great Pacific Airshow, which will take place Oct. 4 - 6,...
8/13/2019
Press Release - Explorer Academy Graduation
On Sunday August 4, 2019, three Seal Beach Police Explorers graduated from the 2019 Orange County Law Enforcement Explorers Advisor’s Association (OCLEEAA) Summer Explorer Academy. The Academy was...
8/7/2019
Press Release– Attempt Bank Robbery
On August 5th 2019 at about 3:42 PM, the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a silent robbery alarm at the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 13916 Seal Beach Blvd.  
7/23/2019
Press Release– National Night Out – Tuesday, August 6, 2019
On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, the City of Seal Beach will join the efforts of thousands of other communities across the country to promote safety, strengthen police-community partnership and...
7/23/2019
Press Release– Person of Interest Sought
On April 25, 2019 at about 5:20 PM, the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a vehicle burglary which occurred in the parking lot of the Chico’s clothing store located at 12217...
7/23/2019
Press Release– Theft suspects arrested after stealing property from an unlocked vehicle.
On Sunday, July 20, 2019 at about 1:41 a.m., the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a two suspicious subjects in the area of Seal Way and 10th Street.  The caller saw a man and...
7/19/2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) EXERCISE – Saturday, July 20, 2019
The City of Seal Beach, the Seal Beach Police Department, and the West County CERT team will host a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Disaster Exercise on Saturday, July 20 from 1:00 pm to...
7/3/2019
Burglary suspects arrested after stealing nearly $14,000 in merchandise from a sneaker store and crashing into a fire hydrant.
On Sunday, June 30th at about 2:33 a.m., the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a commercial burglary at the Private Sneakers located at 12410 Seal Beach Boulevard. A witness saw...
5/16/2019
PRESS RELEASE - RACES and CERT join for Emergency Preparedness Drill
Members of the Seal Beach/Los Alamitos Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (R.A.C.E.S.) and the local Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) joined to conduct an emergency communications...
5/16/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Volunteers in Police Services Academy
The Seal Beach Police Department will host its Volunteer in Police Services (VIPS) Academy commencing on Thursday, June 6th and concluding on Thursday, June 27th. Academy classes will be from 8:00...
4/29/2019
PRESS RELEASE - Community Oriented Policing Team
The Seal Beach Police Department is proud to announce a newly created Community Oriented Policing (COP) Team. The team was created as a direct result of the passing of Measure BB and was...
4/25/2019
Press Release - Seal Beach Police to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs
Seal Beach, CA. – On April 27th,2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Seal Beach Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill...
4/15/2019
PRESS RELEASE – Road Closures for the Seal Beach Classic Car Show
The Annual Classic Car Show is the showcase event for the City of Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce, with over 500 classic cars on display all along Main Street.