The Beverly Hills Police Department now has the highest number of sworn female officers in its history with 14 women in the 130-member police force, or 10.7 percent, starting with Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli. Pictured, top row (from left): Officers Top row (from left): Officers Lynnsey Diamond, Karly Loberg, Anne-Marie Lunsman, Maraya Contreras and Jaqueline Duran. Middle row (from left): Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, BHPD Chief Spagnoli, Detective Rachel Shannon and Officer Danielle Castro. Bottom row (from left): Officer Stephanie Nguyen-Lieu, Detective Audra Alatorre, Officers Stephanie Frias, Arda Guvlekjian and Adessa Anderson.
The Beverly Hills Police Department this week announced the arrest of a man suspected of a violent sexual assault in April. The assault occurred on April 22 near Wilshire Boulevard and Merv Griffin Way, when a woman who was walking westbound from West Hollywood was grabbed from behind and pulled to a secluded area nearby, where the man attempted to sexually assault her before fleeing the area.
Beverly Hills police this week are seeking the public’s help to identify multiple suspects who burglarized a store at 465 N. Rodeo Dr. in the early morning hours Tuesday.
Beverly Hills Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli held a Town Hall meeting on crime in the Council Chambers Wednesday, attended by about 50 interested community members. The meeting was brief and informative, addressing issues related to crime and crime prevention, led by Sgt. Sean Smollen.
The Beverly Hills Police Department held a flag ceremony on Thursday morning in front of City Hall in recognition of Tuesday’s National Peace Officers Memorial Day, which pays tribute to local, state and federal peace officers who have died or been disabled in the line of duty. Pictured above is Mayor Julian Gold with a large portion of the Beverly Hills Police force, including several civilian employees.
As law enforcement nationwide attempts to implement strategies in the face of an increase in on-campus gun violence in American schools, the Beverly Hills Police Department continues to be proactive in its efforts to keep Beverly Hills schools safe.
Many Beverly Hills residents received a hyperbole-filled flyer over the weekend, excoriating the Beverly Hills Police Department and its Police Chief, as well as local government officials.
The Beverly Hills Police Department welcomed two new officers Friday, at their graduation from the Police Academy. Assistant Chief Marc Coopwood, left, Lieutenant Scott Dowling (second from right) and Sergeant Todd Withers (far right) welcome Officer Jesse Lyga and Officer Sydney Burke (second and third from right) to the BHPD family. When Chief Sandra Spagnoli came to the City of Beverly Hills two years ago, there were only 116 officers. These graduations brings the total number to 135 sworn officers.
Each year, The American Legion gives its National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of his or her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. The award, which especially takes into account heroic acts, is presented annually at the Legion's national convention. BHPD Officer Karly Loberg was honored for dedicated service as a first responder. Pictured from left: American Legion District Commander Michael Hjelmstad, Treasurer Ruth Hackney, Officer Karly Loberg, Law and Order Chairman Tim Carr and Beverly Hills Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli.
The Beverly Hills Police on Tuesday arrested three men in connection with an attempted commercial burglary in the 400 block of North Rodeo Drive.