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December 2016: Message from Chief of Police

Martinez Chief of Police Manjit Sappal. (COURTESY / On File)

BY MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Police Chief As we enter into the winter season we are keenly aware that auto burglaries, auto thefts, and even residential burglaries increase. We get more people visiting shopping centers and consequently, burglars use this to their advantage by breaking into cars. Some of the auto ...

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‘Trump in a nutshell’

By LOUIS THOMSON This election has been a roller-coaster filled with emotion and angst. For the first time in history, an individual is going to be in office with no previous political history or military service. For all of our history, when citizens voted for politicians they semi-knew who they ...

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Message from the Chief of Police: November 2016

Martinez Chief of Police, Manjit Sappal. (ON FILE / Martinez Tribune)

BY MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Police Chief Over the last month we have received several concerns about crime and traffic related issues across the city. In many of the cases we learned that our dispatch center was never called about the activity. It is extremely important that we work together to ...

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McLeod supports Supervisor Federal Glover

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was received past deadline for the edition prior to the General Election. Send letters to by 11 a.m. Wednesday in order to be published in the following Friday edition. *** Elections are difficult for engaged citizens. Truthiness dominates almost all political narrative, especially in ...

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