Disney cast member run over by undercover cop
“A Disney cast member is in the hospital after being struck by the vehicle of an undercover cop as she was leaving the park,” according to KTLA.
The accident happened at around 10 pm, on Monday night. A cast member witnessed the accident and reported in a comment on the KTLA article that “This was not a u turn. This is NOT the victims fault. The driver was turning left from magic way onto Disneyland drive and hit her while she was in the crosswalk. I am the witness and I was feet from her in the crosswalk myself. Please report the news correctly. The officer is at fault!” Continue reading
Posted in Accidents, Anaheim, Anaheim Police, Disneyland, News, Orange County, Public Safety
Tagged Accident, Anaheim Police Department, Cast Member Safety, Disneyland, Pedestrian, Undercover cop
If there is one city in the world where you might expect to find happiness, it is Anaheim, California. It is the home of Disneyland, the second most popular amusement park in the world. From Anaheim Disney has for decades been selling an image of phantasy to millions of visitors every year. But over the summer, anger that had been growing in communities living in the shadows of this multi-billion dollar tourist industry began spiralling out of control. Continue reading
Posted in Anaheim, Anaheim Police, Disneyland, Latinos, Orange County, Politics, Public Safety
Tagged Anaheim, Anaheim Police Department, Disneyland, Latinos, Police Brutality
It is a matter of time before the Big One hits Southern California. But is Disneyland ready for a catastrophic earthquake? And what about Disneyland?
Well, you may not know this but both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts have established permanent Emergency Operations Centers, to “provide a swift, well coordinated response in the event of an emergency. These Centers are always on alert and use the same unified command system as law enforcement agencies (the Incident Command System or “ICS”) to facilitate communication and expedite mobilization in crisis situations,” according to a 2002 Walt Disney Company Report on Safety. Continue reading
Posted in Anaheim, California Adventures, Disneyland, Downtown Disney, Emergencies, Safety
Tagged Anaheim Fire Department, Anaheim Police Department, Company D, Disney Fire Department, Disney Lifeguards, Disneyland, Earthquakes, Emergency Operations Center, EOC, The Big One, Tokyo Disney, Tsunami