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"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for June 21

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, June 21. Officers will be deployed at various locations looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red light and right-of-way violations. When violations are observed, motorists will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. “Community input and engagement regarding traffic safety is welcome and encouraged, so please feel free to get in touch... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for June 21"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for June 14

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, June 14. Officers will be deployed at various locations looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red light and right-of-way violations. When violations are observed, motorists will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. “Community input and engagement regarding traffic safety is welcome and encouraged, so please feel free to get in touch... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for June 14"

172 Citations Issued During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program

PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, May 31, officers assigned to Pasadena Police Department's Traffic Section conducted a bicycle and pedestrian safety traffic enforcement program throughout the city. Officers were on the lookout for dangerous driving behaviors hazardous to bicyclists, including speeding, red light violations, right-of-way violations, and other violations that lead to traffic collisions. Officers were also on the lookout for bicyclists and pedestrians failing to follow the rules of the road. These behaviors can be very dangerous and contribute to injury... continue reading »"172 Citations Issued During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program"

Second Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program to Take Place May 31

PASADENA, Calif.—May is National Bicycle Safety Month. Pasadena Police Department encourages drivers and bicyclists to share the road safely not just during the month of May, but all year round. "Our second bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement program will take place on Friday, May 31," said Traffic Section Lieutenant Mark Goodman. This is a continuation of the first program that took place on May 24. "We want everyone to share the road safely. We all have a shared responsibility to... continue reading »"Second Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program to Take Place May 31"

107 Citations Issued During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program

PASADENA, Calif.–On Friday, May 24, officers assigned to the Pasadena Police Department Traffic Section conducted a bicycle and pedestrian safety traffic enforcement program throughout the city. Officers were on the lookout for dangerous driving behaviors hazardous to bicyclists, including speeding, red light violations, right-of-way violations, and other violations that lead to traffic collisions. Officers were also on the lookout for bicyclists and pedestrians failing to follow the rules of the road. These behaviors can be very dangerous and contribute to injury... continue reading »"107 Citations Issued During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program"

Pasadena Police Department Urges Drivers and Bicyclists to ‘Share the Road’

PASADENA, Calif.—May is National Bike Safety Month, but Pasadena Police Department wants drivers and bicyclists to share the road safely all year round. “It's not just cars using the road but also people on bikes, motorcycles and walking,” Pasadena Police Department Lieutenant Mark Goodman said. “The road belongs to everyone, and we all share responsibility in making sure we get where we are going safely.” Bicycle riders must follow the same rules of the road as drivers, including stopping at... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Urges Drivers and Bicyclists to ‘Share the Road’"

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"