News Story


Assault on Thousand Oaks Police Officer
3/16/2016 10:31:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Assault on Thousand Oaks Police Officer

Report Number:



800 Block of Brossard Drive, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

March 16, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence



(S) Omar Flores


Thousand Oaks






On 03-16-16, at approximately 11:25 AM, a Thousand Oaks Police Officer was injured in the line of duty while investigating a call of a family disturbance.  While obtaining initial information regarding the disturbance at the home, the officer was attacked and injured by (S) Omar Flores.  Flores then fled on foot and the injured officer chased and caught him.  The injured officer was attacked by Flores again and a fight ensued.  Additional patrol officers arrived and assisted with placing Flores into custody.


Thousand Oaks Police Detectives responded and assisted with the investigation.  Field Evidence Technicians also responded to the scene and collected evidence.


The officer was injured and received treatment at a local hospital.


Flores was arrested for 243(c)(2)PC ' Battery Against a Peace Office and 69PC ' Obstructing or Resisting Executive Officer in Performance of Duties, both felonies.     


Flores was booked into the Ventura Pre-Trial Detention Facility.  His bail was set at $20,000.



Prepared by:

Detective Michelle Kristol


Media Release Date:

March 16, 2016


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Michelle Kristol

East County Investigations Bureau




Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).