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April 17, 1997 | BILL BILLITER
Police Chief Daryl Wicker is recovering from his recent heart attack, but it is not clear when he will be returning to full-time duty, city officials said this week. Wicker suffered his second heart attack in three years on March 21 while doing yard work at his home. He was hospitalized in intensive care, but he has since been discharged and is now recovering at home, City Manager Mark J. Ochenduszko said.
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January 24, 2001 | Tami Min, (714) 966-7410
City Council members have voted unanimously to use $108,000 in state grant money to pay for Police Department expenses. The Cypress Police Department received the funding last September because of a 1996 bill passed by the Legislature allocating $100 million for law enforcement agencies throughout the state.
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July 16, 1988
Three youths were in custody Friday on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the gang-related stabbing of a 17-year-old boy on the campus of Cypress High School, police said. The victim, who was stabbed three times in the chest and stomach, was transported to Long Beach Community Hospital, but his condition was unknown, Cypress Police Lt. John Schaefer said. Police withheld the victim's name out of fear of reprisal, Schaefer said. The altercation occurred shortly after 9 a.m.
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November 4, 1999 | ANA CHOLO-TIPTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
City Manager Robert Dominguez is expected to present a proposal at a public study session Monday in which the Los Alamitos and Cypress police departments would consolidate services. Members of the City Council will decide whether the proposed merger would be beneficial to residents of both cities that are adjacent to each other and share similar demographics.
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August 3, 2013 | By Irfan Khan
A man's body was found inside a Cypress home that was set ablaze early Saturday during a police standoff, authorities said. Officers were dispatched to the 11000 block of Panay Street in the Orange County community about 6:50 a.m. after receiving calls about a man with a large knife running through a neighborhood park, said Sgt. Dean Pinvidic of the Cypress Police Department. Officers saw the suspect cross the street into a resident's yard, he said. Police surrounded the house and later noticed a broken window through which the suspect was believed to have gotten inside.
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January 5, 2014 | By Hailey Branson-Potts
A woman suspected of stabbing three people in an Orange County home was arrested Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, officials said. Kassandra Duran, 22, was found near the Cypress home where three adults were found with stab wounds early Sunday, the Cypress Police Department said in a statement. Duran was taken into custody without incident after an investigation, police said. Police responded to a disturbance in the 8700 block of Walker Street in Cypress about 1 a.m.  and found the victims, police said.
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September 1, 1990 | LYNDA NATALI
Saying that he was "just a little soft for police work," officials have reluctantly booted Sam the police dog from the force. When Sam joined the Cypress Police Department three years ago, he showed great promise. He seemed like a natural, scoring well above average on his performance tests and easily making friends with fellow officers. But it became apparent to his superiors that Sam didn't have enough bite behind his bark. In fact, he was too friendly.
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November 9, 1999 | ANA CHOLO-TIPTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Los Alamitos city officials on Monday rejected a proposal to cut costs by consolidating its police force with the Cypress Police Department. Council members cited a number of reasons for the decision, primarily a satisfaction with its existing police department. They instructed city staff to find alternative ways to save money. Cypress Police Chief John D.
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June 22, 1994 | TRACY WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 15-year-old runaway son of an Emmy-award winning television sound engineer has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his adopted father to death on Father's Day, police said Tuesday. Police discovered the body of Gayle Hansen, 51, on his family room floor in Cypress Monday afternoon, four hours after both his sister and his girlfriend reported him missing. Hansen, an ABC television employee, had been shot twice and had been dead since early Sunday morning, police said.
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June 23, 1994 | TRACY WEBER
The 15-year-old runaway son of an Emmy award-winning television sound engineer has been arrested in Cerritos on suspicion of shooting his adoptive father to death in the family's Cypress home on Father's Day, police said. Police discovered the body of Gayle Hansen, 51, on his family room floor in Cypress on Monday afternoon, four hours after both his sister and his girlfriend reported him missing.
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