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MAKING THE ROUNDS

Clipboard researched by Susan Greene and Dallas Jamison / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

Full-time Square Police Officers City Police Officers Miles per Square Mile La Palma 22 1.6 13.8 Santa Ana 355 27.2 13.0 Newport Beach 146 15.6 9.4 Costa Mesa 140 15.2 9.2 Garden Grove 160 17.9 8.9 Huntington Beach 235 26.8 8.8 Laguna Beach 46 5.3 8.7 Westminster 90 10.7 8.4 Buena Park 86 10.5 8.2 La Habra 53 6.6 8.0 Cypress 50 6.5 7.7 Placentia 48 6.6 7.3 Anaheim 326 45.9 7.1 Fullerton 146 22.2 6.6 Orange 134 21.8 6.1 Tustin 66 10.8 6.1 Fountain Valley 58 9.6 6.0 Los Alamitos 25 4.3 5.8 Seal Beach 40 10.7 3.7 Brea * 82 * 27.9 2.9 Irvine 115 42.3 2.7 San Clemente 46 17.1 2.7

* Includes Yorba Linda

Note: Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, Stanton and Villa Park are policed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Source: Environmental Management Agency--Surveyor/Boundary Unit; individual police departments

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