The Blotter

Blotter Jan.-March 2016

Date: November 30, 1999

Coffee with Cops

The Live Oak Police Department hosted Coffee with Cops on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Starbucks at 8151 Pat Booker Road. The officers and the public joined together to visit in an informal setting. The next Coffee with Cops will be held on Wednesday, April 20th, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at Picosito Mexican Cuisine, 12107 Toepperwein Road.

Officer Chester Johnson Retires

Officer Chester Johnson retired January 15, 2016 after 23 years of service to the Live Oak Police Department and City of Live Oak. Chester has served in the capacity of Patrol Officer, Supervisor, SWAT Officer, Bike Officer, Motor Officer and Field Training Officer. He always went above and beyond providing the best police service and safety to the citizens of Live Oak. He will be greatly missed by those he worked with and the citizens he served. Chester, we wish the best to you and your family and a wonderful future for you all. Thank you for all you have done. Enjoy your retirement.

LOCAP - Live Oak Citizens Assisting Police

LOCAP Officers for 2016 were installed in December and assumed office in January. They are (L-R): President – Marie Atkinson; Vice President – Carol Hoke; Secretary – Ed Cimics; and Treasurer – Terry Fitzgerald. Shown with the new board is Live Oak Police Liaison Sgt. Jesse Barela. Term of office is for one year. All four board members are long-term LOCAP members.

Cops for Paws

The City Of Live Oak Animal Control Team and animals would like to thank Officer Janie Caballero for coming up with the idea for Cops for Paws. It was a successful donation drive.

Ed Franz Elementary Science Fair

The Live Oak Police Department participated in the Ed Franz Elementary Science Fair on January 26, 2016. Sergeant Iglesias and Evidence Technician Ortega are showing students how their fingerprints are taken by police from objects. Using magnetic powder, the children were shown how fingerprints are dusted and then they are given an opportunity to lift their prints. Command Staff and officers participated in the Ed Franz Elementary Science Fair. Showing kids how their fingerprints are unique o themselves and how special each finger is used to identify a person.

Detective Andrada Partners with Secret Service

During the February 9th City Council Meeting, Detective Jason Andrada was recognized for his selection to receive training and credentials by the U.S. Secret Service to assist with investigations mutually beneficial to both agencies. Detective Andrada will obtain the tools and skills necessary to assist in investigations of crimes to include cyber and computer related crimes.

K-9 Presentation at Winston Elementary School

On March 23, 2016 the Live Oak Police Department was invited to give a presentation to the Kindergarten classes of Winston Elementary School. K9 Officer David Wall, K9 Bolo and Lt. Matt Malone conducted the presentation for approximately 60 children. The presentation included Bolo's capabilities and a demonstration of a narcotics search and patrol discipline. Bolo was a big hit with the kids.

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