DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for Friday, Sept. 24

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will hold a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint Friday, Sept. 24, from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location within Pasadena city limits. Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI crashes and arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by stopping drivers from driving impaired. During the checkpoint, officers will look for signs that drivers are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, with... continue reading »"DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for Friday, Sept. 24"

Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI Patrols Friday, April 23

PASADENA, Calif.—Extra patrols from Pasadena Police Department will be out on Friday, April 23, looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The police department remains committed to keeping the public safe when they are traveling. “We want everyone to be as safe as possible, especially when they are on the road,” says Lieutenant Anthony Russo. Impaired driving doesn't just mean driving under the influence of alcohol: some prescription medications or over-the-counter drugs may also... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI Patrols Friday, April 23"

DUI Saturation Patrols Planned for Feb. 28

PASADENA, Calif.—DUI saturation patrols will take place throughout Pasadena on Friday night, Feb. 28. Pasadena police officers will be looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Patrols will take place in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. In 2017, 1,120 people were killed in alcohol-involved crashes on California roads. In 2019, Pasadena Police Department investigated 88 DUI collisions, which claimed two lives and resulted in another 43 injuries. In recent years,... continue reading »"DUI Saturation Patrols Planned for Feb. 28"

Pasadena Police Conducting DUI Operations November 22

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena police officers will be out on the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. DUI saturation patrols will take place in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. In 2017, 1,120 people were killed in alcohol-involved crashes on California roads. Last year, Pasadena Police Department investigated 73 DUI collisions, which claimed one life and resulted in another 49 injuries. In recent years, California has seen... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Conducting DUI Operations November 22"

Four Suspects Caught in DUI Warrant Operation

PASADENA, Calif.—Some think if they don’t show up for a court hearing, the police won’t have the manpower to go find them. If your violation is a DUI, don’t count on it. On Thursday, Sept. 26, Pasadena Police Department officers fanned out across the city in search of high-risk DUI offenders. Four people with outstanding misdemeanor DUI warrants were located and arrested without incident during this program. "Anyone with a missed DUI court date should contact the court on their... continue reading »"Four Suspects Caught in DUI Warrant Operation"

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, DUI Patrol Operations This Friday

PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, Sept. 27, Pasadena Police Department will conduct a dual bicycle and pedestrian safety program. There will be additional officers on patrol focused on drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians who violate traffic laws that increase the risk of crashes. These violations include speeding, driving or walking distracted and/or impaired, failing to stop for signs and signals, and not yielding to drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians who have the right of way. In addition to the bicycle and pedestrian safety program,... continue reading »"Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, DUI Patrol Operations This Friday"

Pasadena Police Conducting DUI and “Know Your Limit” Operations September 20

PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, September 20, Pasadena police officers will be at bars and restaurants throughout the city educating the public on how important it is to “know your limit.” The program will run from 6-10 p.m. During this time, officers will invite volunteers to take a breathalyzer test to see if they can guess their blood alcohol content (BAC). Officers will also educate those drinking on the impact alcohol has on one's ability to drive and the consequences of a... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Conducting DUI and “Know Your Limit” Operations September 20"

Traffic Enforcement Program, DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for August 16

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city and a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, August 16. The checkpoint will be at an undisclosed location within city limits between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. During the traffic enforcement program, officers will be deployed at various locations looking for violations including, but not limited to, speed, red light and right-of-way violations. When violations are observed, motorists will be cited and/or educated on... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program, DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for August 16"

DUI Saturation Patrol Planned for Friday, July 26

PASADENA, Calif.—A citywide DUI saturation patrol will take place on Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. “We are committed to DUI enforcement, and want everyone to stay safe when enjoying our many dining and entertainment establishments throughout the city,” said Traffic Section Lieutenant Mark Goodman. A DUI is completely preventable. Pasadena Police Department urges people to designate a sober driver or utilize one of many safe ride home options available, including taxi and ride-share services. Funding for... continue reading »"DUI Saturation Patrol Planned for Friday, July 26"

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for Friday, July 19

PASADENA, Calif.—Officers from Pasadena Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers as part of an ongoing traffic safety campaign. On Friday, July 19, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m., officers will be patrolling areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol... continue reading »"DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for Friday, July 19"