SEAL BEACH POLICE PRESS RELEASES

6/1/2021
PRESS RELEASE - SUSPECT DRIVING ATV ON PCH ARRESTED AFTER BRIEF PURSUIT
A man driving an off-road all-terrain vehicle on Pacific Coast
Highway was arrested after a brief pursuit.
5/26/2021
PRESS RELEASE - CRITICAL MISSING PERSON – LOCATED
The missing person reported on May 24, 2021 has been located
unharmed.
5/25/2021
PRESS RELEASE - SEAL BEACH POLICE TO WEAR LGBTQ+ PRIDE PATCH
The Seal Beach Police Department will wear a special patch to
raise awareness and support the LGBTQ+ community during the month of June.
5/25/2021
PRESS RELEASE - Coastal Orange County Loud Exhaust & Street Racing Operation
The Seal Beach Police Department partnered with several coastal Orange County law enforcement agencies to conduct an enforcement operation specifically targeting loud/modified exhaust and street...
5/25/2021
PRESS RELEASE - CRITICAL MISSING PERSON
The Seal Beach Police Department is requesting the public’s
assistance in locating a critical missing person.
5/17/2021
PRESS RELEASE - NEW COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING TEAM OFFICERS SELECTED
Two Seal Beach Police Officers were selected to join the
Community Oriented Policing (“COP”) Team.
5/14/2021
PRESS RELEASE - City of Seal Beach Walk-Through Water Safety Challenge
The City of Seal Beach Marine Safety Department has partnered up with Stop Drowning Now and the Orange County Drowning Prevention Task Force to host a Walkthrough Water Safety Challenge on...
5/7/2021
ONLINE HATE CRIME REPORTING PORTAL
Hate crimes have become easier to report in Seal Beach.
5/6/2021
Press Release - Budget Town Hall and Workshops for Fiscal Year 2021-22
The City of Seal Beach will be hosting two City Council Budget Workshops and a Budget Town Hall Meeting to solicit additional input from the community about the City’s proposed annual budget...
5/6/2021
PRESS RELEASE - BICYCLE VS. AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC COLLISION
A bicyclist and a vehicle collided resulting in moderate injuries to
the bicyclist.
4/28/2021
PRESS RELEASE - WINNING LOTTERY SCAM
A Seal Beach resident was defrauded out of approximately
$140,000 after falling victim to a winning lottery scam.
4/20/2021
PRESS RELEASE - ROBBERY SUSPECTED ARRESTED
Male subject arrested after using physical force to rob a female
victim of payment for rendered services
4/16/2021
Budget Development for Fiscal Year 2021-22
The City of Seal Beach is in the early stages of budget development for Fiscal Year 2021-22. In an ongoing effort to encourage community participation and expand community input, this year the...
4/15/2021
PRESS RELEASE - VEHICLE THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT
A vehicle theft suspect is in custody after leading police on a
pursuit through Orange County.
4/15/2021
PRESS RELEASE - SEAL BEACH POLICE TO TAKE BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
On Saturday, April 24, 2021 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...
4/15/2021
PRESS RELEASE - FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION IN PARKING LOT
A pedestrian passed away after being struck by a vehicle while
walking in a parking lot.
4/13/2021
PRESS RELEASE - VIRTUAL COFFEE WITH A COP
Seal Beach Mayor Joe Kalmick is inviting the community to meet with him and the Seal Beach Police Department at a virtual Coffee with a Cop event. The event will take place on Wednesday, April...
4/6/2021
Press Release - City of Seal Beach and OC Human Relations Hate Crime Presentation
On Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 5:30 pm, City of Seal Beach leaders will participate in a virtual presentation provided by the Orange County Human Relations Commission regarding the current...
4/5/2021
PRESS RELEASE - GIVE THE PHONE A “BREAK” APRIL IS DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Seal Beach Police Department encourages drivers to give the phone a break and focus on the road. Throughout the month of April the Seal Beach...
3/30/2021
CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE® FACILITY DOG JOINS THE SEAL BEACH POLICE DEPARTMEN
Motivation and support comes in many forms, including a cold nose and a warm heart. The Seal Beach Police Department welcomed its newest staff member, Canine Companions for Independence Facility...
3/29/2021
Autism Awareness Month
April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month. To show support to the autism community, Seal Beach Police Officers and professional staff will be wearing a special Autism Awareness patch on...
3/23/2021
PRESS RELEASE - SEAL BEACH POLICE INVESTIGATING HATE CRIME COMMITTED AGAINST ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILY
The Seal Beach Police Department is investigating a hate crime
in which a threatening letter was mailed to an Asian American family.
3/23/2021
NATIONAL TSUNAMI PREPAREDNESS WEEK
March 22nd through March 26th is National Tsunami Preparedness Week. The City of Seal Beach in cooperation with the State of California, Office of Emergency Services (Cal-OES) and the Orange...
3/15/2021
PRESS RELEASE - COFFEE WITH A COP GOES VIRTUAL
Seal Beach City Council Member Sandra Massa-Lavitt and Council Member Tom Moore are inviting the community to meet with them and the Seal Beach Police Department at a virtual Coffee with a Cop...
3/11/2021
PRESS RELEASE - HIT & RUN VEHICLE COLLIDES WITH LOCAL RESTAURANT
During an overnight rainstorm, a driver traveling on Pacific Coast Highway lost control of the vehicle causing it to collide with a local restaurant. The driver fled the scene prior to police...
3/8/2021
PRESS RELEASE - Be Safe and Sober this St. Patrick’s Day
If you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, remember to do so
responsibly by having a plan to get home safely.
3/1/2021
PRESS RELEASE - Fake Photographer Arrested for Fraud
A photographer claiming to work for a music record label was
arrested after defrauding an unsuspecting young woman out of money in exchange for
a bogus modeling contract.
2/16/2021
PRESS RELEASE - BURGLARY SUSPECTS ARRESTED AFTER WITNESS RECORDS SUSPECT FLEEING THE SCENE OF THE CRIME
Two burglars are in custody after a witness recorded a video of
them fleeing from the scene of the crime.
2/8/2021
PRESS RELEASE - COFFEE WITH A COP GOES VIRTUAL
Seal Beach City Council Member Mike Varipapa is inviting the community to meet with him and the Seal Beach Police Department at a virtual Coffee with a Cop event. The event will take place on...
2/5/2021
PRESS RELEASE - Seal Beach Small Business Grant Relief Program – Round 3
On January 25th, The Seal Beach City Council approved an amendment to the Small Business Relief Grant Program providing the opportunity to deliver additional grant funding of $3,500 to qualifying...