Department News, Information & Press Releases
Click It or Ticket to Boost Seat Belt Use
Posted: May 9, 2012 2:25 pm
Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts - BEWARE. The 2012 start-of-summer Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 21 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don't buckle up.
The Fountain Valley Police Department is joining with other state and local law enforcement officers to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock.
Seat belts are the most effective piece of... View Article
Police to Increase Enforcement Aimed at Dangerous Riders and Careless Motorists
Posted: May 3, 2012 12:00 am
The Fountain Valley Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 23, 2012, in an effort to continue lowering deaths and injuries.
Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be cracking down on traffic violations made by regular vehicle drivers
as well as motorcyclists that can lead to motorcycle collisions,... View Article
Fountain Valley Police Department Targets Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint
Posted: Apr 2, 2012 2:12 pm
Fountain Valley, CA - The Fountain Valley Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, April 20, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The location of the checkpoint will be made available the day of the checkpoint by contacting the Police Department.
The Department is continuing its ongoing campaign to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes.... View Article
Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser
Posted: Apr 2, 2012 2:10 pm
On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Claim Jumper Restaurant (18050 Brookhurst St.) will host 'Tip-A-Cop' to benefit the Orange County Special Olympics.
This event involves members from the Fountain Valley Police Department who work to raise money to benefit the athletes of the Orange County Special Olympics.
The Police Department will have on display a Police Motorcycle, a Police K-9, the S.W.A.T. Truck, an antique fire truck, exotic cars,... View Article
FOUNTAIN VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD ZERO TOLERANCE DISTRACTED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT OPERATION
Posted: Mar 29, 2012 4:01 pm
As part of this month's Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Fountain Valley Police Department will be enforcing 'zero tolerance' to those texting or operating hand-held cell phones on April 3, 2012, and April 18, 2012.
Drivers who break the law and place themselves and others in danger will be cited. The current minimum ticket cost is $159, with subsequent tickets costing at least $279.
Distracted driving is a serious traffic... View Article
BANK ROBBER APPREHENDED
Posted: Mar 14, 2012 11:24 am
On 3-8-12, Fountain Valley Police Department received information about a subject, who was possibly responsible for several bank robberies in Garden Grove, Tustin, Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley.
In conjunction with the listed agencies, photo line-ups were shown and the suspect was identified in both of the bank robberies at Bank of the West (Main and Garden Grove Blvd), which occurred 09-27-11 and 12-02-11.
Officers from Fountain Valley,... View Article