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The Anaheim Police Department
is the police department
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of the city of Anaheim
Anaheim is a city in Orange County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was about 365,463, making it the most populated city in Orange County, the 10th most-populated city in California, and ranked 54th in the United States...
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. The department was created in 1870 when David Davies was elected as the city's first Marshal
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. The department currently employs over 400 sworn officers and upwards of 170 civilian support staff. Anaheim police headquarters are located at 425 S. Harbor Blvd., and there are substations located in the each of the East, South, and West divisions.