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Newport Beach Police Department
Thursday February 28th, 2019 :: 11:06 a.m. PST


Speak Up Newport -Science & Social Media Innovations In Cold Case Investigations From the NBPD (UPDATE) - March 13, 2019

Join Speak Up Newport on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 for a look into Newport Beach Police Department criminal investigations including cutting edge techniques used in our City to combat crime and cold case investigations.

Linda Ann O’Keefe Homicide -Nearly 46 years after the abduction and homicide of Linda Ann O’Keefe, an 11-year-old Corona del Mar girl, the NBPD have identified and arrested James Alan Neal, 72, who now faces a special circumstances murder count - making the case eligible for the death penalty. NBPD never gave up, using cutting edge techniques to solve the cold case, like DNA matching and giving Linda a voice on Twitter ( where tweets in Linda’s “voice” were published narrating the last hours of her life.

Peter Chadwick & Countdown to Capture - Peter Chadwick was arrested for the murder of his wife, Q.C. Chadwick in 2012. Chadwick escaped without a trace and is now wanted as a fugitive from justice. “Countdown to Capture” is a compelling podcast released by NBPD.

Featured speakers: NBPD Homicide Detective Supervisor Sergeant Court Depweg and NBPD Administrative Assistant to the Chief Jennifer Manzella

5:15 – 6:00 pm – Reception hosted by The Bungalow Restaurant 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Program and Q&A
Civic Center Community Room
100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Please bring your neighbors and friends—guests are always welcome! No charge to attend. Reservations are not necessary.
For information or to join, visit or call 949.224.2266.
Speak Up Newport (SUN) is a non-profit, non-partisan citizens group
organized to promote the common good and general welfare of the Newport Beach community.
Founded in 1979, it meets monthly, presenting a public forum to hear topics of interest to the local community.
P. O. Box 2594 | Newport Beach, CA 92659-2594 | 949.224.2266 |


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