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May 16, 1997 | GEOFF BOUCHER
Vince Giampa, a 27-year veteran of the city's police force, has been appointed chief of the department, the city manager said Thursday. Giampa, 49, has been second in command for the last five years. He succeeds David S. Barr, who announced his retirement plans in March. Giampa joined La Palma's force in 1970 and climbed through the ranks, working as a patrol officer, detective and lieutenant.
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June 2, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY
Beginning today, people who rarely drive in the wee hours of the morning can join a vehicle anti-theft program sponsored by the Police Department and the Automobile Club of Southern California. The Combat Auto Theft program, now available in eight Orange County cities and about 75 Southern California communities, allows residents and business owners to invite police officers to stop their vehicles anytime between 1 and 5 a.m.
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March 20, 1994 | LYNN FRANEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Compton man denied Saturday that he or his girlfriend made any threatening moves toward an Anaheim police officer who shot and killed the 26-year-old woman at the conclusion of a car chase on the Riverside Freeway Thursday night.
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June 27, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
The city's budget for the fiscal year that begins Saturday calls for a 7% increase in general-fund spending and allows for pay hikes for police and other city employees. The budget, unanimously approved by the City Council, calls for a 1995-96 general fund of $5.4 million. That compares to $5.1 million for the fiscal year that ends June 30. It allows an average 5% pay raise for police and city employees.
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August 8, 1998 | DEBRA CANO and YUNG KIM and CHRIS CEBALLOS
Former La Palma Police Chief Dave Barr has been named director of Golden West College's Criminal Justice Training Center. Barr took over the job on a temporary basis last summer. This week, the board of the Coast Community College District voted unanimously to hire him permanently. The police academy produces graduates hired by police departments throughout the state.
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December 11, 1989
The La Palma Police Department will hold its annual property auction Saturday morning at the police station, 7792 Walker St. Items to be auctioned will include bicycles, hand and power tools, home and auto electronic appliances, office furniture and other goods. Public viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the auction will start at 10. Payment must be cash or personal check accompanied by a driver's license and major credit card.
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May 9, 1998 | ERIKA CHAVEZ
A note-passing bank robber made off with $7,000 Friday morning, police said. The unidentified man entered the Sumitomo Bank in the 5400 block of Orangethorpe Avenue about 10:30 a.m. He did not use a weapon but instead gave a teller a note demanding money, according to police. The police were called, but the robber fled on foot, running through the bank's parking lot. No employees or customers of the bank were injured in the incident.
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