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"

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for March 22

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, March 22, at an undisclosed location within city limits from 7 p.m. to 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 be checking drivers for proper licensing. Pasadena Police Department wants to remind everyone that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” Prescription drugs, over-the-counter... continue reading »"DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for March 22"

Four Arrested for DUI During St. Patrick’s Day Saturation Patrol

PASADENA, Calif.—On Sunday, March 17, Pasadena Police Department conducted a citywide DUI saturation patrol. Specially trained officers were on the lookout for alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers. This was the third in a series of four planned DUI enforcement operations being conducted by Pasadena Police Department during the month of March. 111 vehicle enforcement stops were made throughout the operation. Four people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two people were arrested for driving without being properly licensed, and one person... continue reading »"Four Arrested for DUI During St. Patrick’s Day Saturation Patrol"

Extra Officers on Patrol St. Patrick's Day

PASADENA, Calif.—On March 17, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. This St. Patrick’s Day, Pasadena Police Department's Traffic Section will have extra officers on patrol, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., ready to stop and arrest drivers suspected of driving under the influence. According... continue reading »"Extra Officers on Patrol St. Patrick's Day"