Officers Looking for Dangerous Drivers Friday, March 6

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement detail throughout the city on Friday, March 6. Officers will be deployed at various locations looking for dangerous driving behaviors, including speeding, red light and right-of-way violations, and other violations that lead to traffic collisions. When violations are observed, motorists will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violations. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volume within the city of... continue reading »"Officers Looking for Dangerous Drivers Friday, March 6"

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 Chase Bank Robbery Suspect Linked to Inland Empire Robberies, Arrested in Long Beach

PASADENA, Calif.—On Jan. 30, at approximately 2:14 p.m., Pasadena police officers responded to the Chase Bank located at 132 E. Colorado Blvd. regarding a bank robbery that had just occurred. The suspect fled the bank prior to the arrival of patrol officers. A search of the area for the suspect was conducted, but the suspect was not located. During the robbery, the suspect passed a demand note to the bank teller. The note implied the suspect possessed a gun; however,... continue reading »"Pasadena Chase Bank Robbery Suspect Linked to Inland Empire Robberies, Arrested in Long Beach"

2013 Murder of Tyrone English Linked to 2015 Murder of Monte Russell

PASADENA, Calif.—Since the most recent request for assistance, the public and sources close to the Pasadena Denver Lane Bloods criminal street gang have provided information to Pasadena Police Department to further the murder investigations of Tyrone English and Monte Russell in 2013 and 2015, respectively. On Feb. 28., 2013, at approximately 8:42 p.m., Pasadena police officers responded to a call in the 600 block of North Mar Vista Avenue regarding a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located the unresponsive... continue reading »"2013 Murder of Tyrone English Linked to 2015 Murder of Monte Russell"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Jan. 31

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, Jan. 31. 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. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within the city of... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Jan. 31"

Pasadena Police Department Appoints First Female Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief Cheryl Moody PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department is proud to announce that Chief of Police John Perez has appointed Cheryl Moody to the rank of Deputy Chief. The Deputy Chief will begin in her new role on Feb. 17. Deputy Chief Moody is the first woman in the police department’s more than 130-year history to serve as deputy chief. Deputy Chief Moody was hired as a police officer with Pasadena Police Department in 1992 after serving three years in... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Appoints First Female Deputy Chief"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Jan. 17

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will conduct a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, Jan. 17. 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. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within the city of Pasadena.... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Jan. 17"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Dec. 6

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, Dec. 6. 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. “Roadway safety is a top priority in our city,” said Traffic Section Lieutenant Max Dahlstein. “Our partnership... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Dec. 6"

Pasadena Fire and Police Departments Issue Rose Parade® Safety Tips

PASADENA, Calif.—As the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda approaches on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, Pasadena’s Fire and Police Departments are issuing the following safety tips for the thousands of overnight campers who will line the route on New Year’s Eve. The parade route will be a safer place if everyone follows these rules and regulations: What You Can Do: Overnight camping is permitted only on the night of Tuesday, Dec. 31. A position on the sidewalk may be maintained... continue reading »"Pasadena Fire and Police Departments Issue Rose Parade® Safety Tips"

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"