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      The 2022 Eastern Sierra Shop With a Cop event is coming December 10, 2022. We have worked with all of our local school staff as well as the School Resource Officers from the Bishop Police, Mammoth Lakes Police and the Mono County Sheriff’s Department to identify and invite 50 area students to […]

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National Night Out Set for August 2 – Area First Responders to Host an Evening of Fun in Bishop

    Local law enforcement and first responders in the Eastern Sierra are continuing a nationwide tradition by hosting the National Night Out event in Bishop. “National Night Out is a longstanding community policing event that allows for the opportunity to develop partnerships and true camaraderie between first responders and the community they serve,” said […]

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Bishop Police Department Officers Called to Middle School on June 7, 2022

  Officers of the Bishop Police Department were called to Bishop Middle School regarding threats toward a staff member through social media and text messages. The incident was investigated and based on the outcome, a 13-year-old suspect who is a student at the school was identified as the person making threats toward a staff member. […]

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2 Suspects Arrested by Inyo County Sheriff’s Department

  In November of 2021, Inyo County Sheriff’s Department received a Cybertip Report from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force regarding unknown suspect(s) downloading child pornography in Inyo County.  During the next several months Sheriff’s Investigators, with the assistance from ICAC and Bishop Police Department, investigated 18 year old […]

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Elm and Hobson Streets in Bishop Get a 4-Way Stop Sign

  The tree-lined intersection of Hobson and Elm streets in Bishop has that comfortable, Americana look to it—older, well-kept, neatly landscaped homes with a quirky 35-foot offset as Elm crosses Hobson. The only problem, as presented at Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting: kid’s use the route to walk to all three Bishop schools where Elm […]

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Bishop Police Department Holds Promotion Ceremony for David Scobie

  Bishop Police Department’s David Scobie is now Sergeant Scobie following a promotion ceremony held at the City’s council chambers last Wednesday in front of a crowd of family, friends and both City and Inyo County law enforcement staff. Bishop PD Chief Richard Standridge went through Scobie’s background: he’s been a police officer since 2004, […]

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Dan Nolan Retirement

Sergeant Dan Nolan Retiring After Serving 22 Years With Bishop Police Department

  The Bishop Police Department would like to announce the retirement of Sergeant Dan Nolan. Sergeant Nolan has served the City of Bishop for over 22 years.  During that time he has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Use of Force/Range Instructor.  In his most recent collateral assignment, Sergeant Nolan served as a […]

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Tonight December 21 “Operation Santa” Is Heading To A Bishop Neighborhood Near You! 

  Tuesday, December 21st, starting at 5:30 pm, Santa Claus will visit the Bishop area during “Operation Santa.” But he won’t be in his sleigh or with his reindeer. Instead, the Bishop police officers, Inyo County Sheriff’s deputies, and Bishop firefighters will escort Santa through the streets of Bishop for a quick tour of our […]

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Bishop Lions Club Serves Pancake Breakfast On “The Shop With A Cop” Day

  Shown taking a well-deserved break  “mule hitching” a ride after serving a Bishop Lions Club pancake breakfast to approximately 85 excited area youngsters and law enforcement hosts and hostesses this past weekend for Shop-With-A-Cop. Pictured are (l-r): Lions Jackie Rupp (standing), 2021-2022 Club President Stan Smith, Pat Dean, 3rd Vice President Steve Cupp, Club […]

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Shop With A Cop, COVID-style, Planned for December 11

  Shop with a Cop was a fun, if chaotic, event, really kicking off the Christmas season. COVID, and the loss of K-Mart, changed that drastically last year and this year the Eastern Sierra Peace Officers Association has made modifications that bring it a little closer to the original intent: both celebration of the giving […]

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Bishop Police Chief Standridge Proposes A “Grow Your Own From Within” Plan To City Council

  Bishop Police Chief Rick Standridge has realized filling openings in the department isn’t as easy as it may look. After all, who wouldn’t want to live in the Eastern Sierra? Living here isn’t the issue, Standridge explained at last week’s Bishop City Council meeting. What is? There’s competition from larger agencies for a shrinking […]

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Bishop City Council To Get Tough On Graffiti With A Vote On Graffiti Abatement Ordinance October 11

The Bishop City Council took the first step toward keeping spray paint cans out of the hands of kids and sprayed graffiti out of Bishop. The solution came in the form of a graffiti abatement ordinance at this week’s City Council meeting. The city has seen an uptick in graffiti in the downtown corridor, both […]

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