SEAL BEACH POLICE PRESS RELEASES

11/17/2020
Holiday Season Safety Tips
The holiday season is upon us and the Seal Beach Police Department wants to remind the community of simple tips to ensure the holidays are happy and healthy. Although things are a bit different...
10/30/2020
PRESS RELEASE - HIT & RUN SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER BRIEF PURSUIT
A man was arrested after leading officers on a short vehicle
pursuit which ended in a Seal Beach neighborhood.
10/30/2020
PRESS RELEASE - FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION RESULTS IN DEATH OF PEDESTRIAN
A pedestrian believed to be walking in the roadway died after
being struck by a passing vehicle.
10/26/2020
PRESS RELEASE - T-MOBILE COMMERCIAL BURGLARY
The Seal Beach Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two commercial burglary suspects who stole cellular phones and other electronics from a T-Mobile store.
10/21/2020
PRESS RELEASE - SEAL BEACH POLICE TO TAKE BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
On Saturday, October 24th 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...
10/19/2020
MAN ARRESTED FOR ROAD RAGE INCIDENT INVOLVING FIREARM REPLICA
A man was arrested by Seal Beach Detectives in Montclair on Saturday after allegedly being involved in a road rage incident in Seal Beach on Friday, October 16.
10/15/2020
Press Release - Help Identfy Package Thief
The Seal Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a serial package theft suspect.
10/15/2020
Press Release - Red Ribbon Week 2020
The Seal Beach Police Department invites the community to take a visible stand against drugs by celebrating Red Ribbon Week. This year’s celebration will kick off on Friday, October 23, 2020...
10/12/2020
Press Release - Seal Beach Police Officer Struck by Suspected Intoxicated Driver
A Seal Beach Police Officer is recovering after being struck by a suspected drunk driver.
10/8/2020
Press Release - City of Seal Beach Awarded $42,500 Grant from the OTS
The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to City of Seal Beach. The $42,500.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in Seal Beach Police...
10/2/2020
PRESS RELEASE - BICYCLE FATALITY ON PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY
A bicycle rider passed away after being involved in a traffic
accident on Pacific Coast Highway.
9/28/2020
PRESS RELEASE - SEAL BEACH COOLING CENTERS WILL REPOPEN THIS WEEK
As a result of the anticipated heat wave this coming week, the
City of Seal Beach will reopen two cooling centers.
9/28/2020
PRESS RELEASE - BARRICADED SUSPECT PEACEFULLY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER SEVERAL HOURS OF NEGOTIATIONS
A barricaded domestic violence suspect was peacefully taken into
custody after several hours of negotiations with Seal Beach Police officers.
9/28/2020
PRESS RELEASE - VEHICLE THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT
A man was arrested after stealing a car and leading officers on a
vehicle pursuit.
9/23/2020
PRESS RELEASE - ALERTOC EMERGENCY MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM TEST
The City of Seal Beach will test its emergency mass notification system, AlertOC, on Thursday, September 24, 2020 with a test emergency alert that will be sent to residents’ mobile devices.
9/21/2020
PRESS RELEASE - DUI DRIVER ARRESTED AFTER FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION RESULTING IN DEATH OF PEDESTRIAN
A DUI driver is in custody after allegedly striking a pedestrian on Pacific Coast Highway. The pedestrian later passed away from his injuries.
9/16/2020
Press Release - Loud / Modified Vehicle Exhaust Enforcement Operations
During the last several weeks, the Seal Beach Police Department has received numerous complaints about loud vehicles with modified exhaust traveling on Seal Beach streets.
9/1/2020
Press Release - COLLABORATIVE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT & DUI ENFORCEMENT FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
While many of us have been staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, and Newport Beach Police Departments are asking everyone who does need to drive to do so...
8/26/2020
PRESS RELEASE - PEACEFUL PROTEST PLANNED FOR AUGUST 29, 2020
The City of Seal Beach and the Seal Beach Police Department are aware of a peaceful protest that is planned for this Saturday, August 29, 2020. The Seal Beach Police Department is committed to...
8/24/2020
SUSPECTS ARRESTED AFTER ROBBING 7-ELEVEN AT GUNPOINT
On Saturday, August 22, 2020 at about 9:36 p.m., the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a robbery in progress at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 1200 Pacific Coast Highway....
7/23/2020
Press Release - Seal Beach Police Department Joins Neighbors App by Ring
The Seal Beach Police Department has joined Neighbors, a free app by Ring, as of Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The Seal Beach Police Department will now be able to use Neighbors as a new way to connect...
7/22/2020
Press Release - Juvenile Suspects Vandalize Residence with Fireworks
The Seal Beach Police Department is investigating a vandalism which was caused by fireworks being set off at the front door of a residence.
7/6/2020
SEAL BEACH POLICE SEEK SUSPECT WHO FIRED GUN IN BEACH LOT
The Seal Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with locating a suspect who brandished a handgun and fired shots into the air.
6/8/2020
Man Who Intentionally Struck Officer with his Vehicle was Fired Upon by a Seal Beach Police Officer
A Seal Beach Police Officer fired at a man who intentionally struck the officer with his vehicle. The suspect was not hit by the gunfire and both the involved officers and suspect were transported...
6/5/2020
Overview of the Seal Beach Police Department’s Use of Force Policy and Practices
As a result of the recent, high-profile events which have occurred throughout the country, several members of the Seal Beach community have contacted the Seal Beach Police Department to inquire...
6/2/2020
Press Release - Seal Beach Sources of Official Information
During this time of uncertainty throughout the country, we understand that there are multiple sources of conflicting information which are being passed on to Seal Beach residents and businesses.
5/20/2020
Press Release - Community Oriented Policing Summer Beach Patrol Team Deployed
The Seal Beach Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing (COP) Team will be deployed for the summer season. This two-officer team will be patrolling throughout the city, Main Street,...
5/12/2020
Press Release - Seal Beach Police Department and California Highway Patrol Directed Traffic Enforcement Operation
The Seal Beach Police Department and the Westminster Area of the California Highway Patrol joined together to conduct a directed traffic enforcement operation.
5/8/2020
Press Release - Motorcycle Thieves Arrested After Pursuit
Two men were arrested by the Seal Beach Police Department after they had stolen a motorcycle and led officers on a vehicle pursuit.
4/29/2020
Press Release - Crime Does Not Shelter in Place
While the vast majority of people are following Governor Newsom’s orders and staying home, others are using this time of uncertainty to prey on innocent victims.