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"

Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI and “Know Your Limit” Operations July 12

PASADENA, Calif.—Officers from Pasadena Police Department will be out on the evening of Friday, July 12, 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 32 injuries. In recent years, California... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI and “Know Your Limit” Operations July 12"

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for June 28

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, June 28, at an undisclosed location within city limits between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. DUI checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and will also check drivers for proper licensing. Pasadena Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If... continue reading »"DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for June 28"

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly

PASADENA, Calif.—For many people across the country, Cinco de Mayo (May 5) is a time for fun and celebrations that may involve drinking. Pasadena Police Department personnel will be on the lookout for impaired drivers who pose a danger to the public. Please celebrate responsibly and do not drive impaired. “We understand the importance and significance of this day to many people; however, we want to make sure that everyone who chooses to celebrate does so safely,” said Pasadena Police... continue reading »"Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly"

19 Arrests Made at DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, March 22, Pasadena Police Department conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint at Arroyo Parkway and Cordova Street. The checkpoint was conducted between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. In total, 19 arrests were made over the duration of the checkpoint. Fourteen people were arrested for being unlicensed or driving with a suspended driver’s license. Four people were arrested for DUI, and one person was arrested for an outstanding warrant. “Another great job by Pasadena Police Department’s... continue reading »"19 Arrests Made at DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint"