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"

Police Seek Tips Regarding Fatal Shooting

PASADENA, Calif.—On Saturday, September 14, at about 11:22 p.m., Pasadena police responded to the area of Arroyo Boulevard and Seco Street regarding a physical altercation and shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and located the two victims. Pasadena Fire Department paramedics arrived and transported both victims to a local hospital, one in stable condition and the other in grave condition. Despite the life-saving efforts of medical staff, the second victim succumbed to his injury. The victim has been identified as... continue reading »"Police Seek Tips Regarding Fatal Shooting"

September is Pedestrian Safety Month

PASADENA, Calif.—September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and Pasadena Police Department is working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely. California continues to see more and more pedestrians injured or killed on roads. In 2016, 867 pedestrians were killed and more than 14,000 injured in California alone. A report released earlier this year by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projected that... continue reading »"September is Pedestrian Safety Month"

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"

Pasadena Police Want Drivers to "Share the Road"

PASADENA, Calif.—Warmer weather means a lot more motorcycles will be out on the roads. This Friday, August 2, Pasadena Police Department will step up enforcement specifically geared toward drivers and motorcycle riders committing traffic violations that increase the risk of crashes. Pasadena Police Department wants to remind drivers and motorcycle riders to share the road and look out for one another. “Motorcycle riders are harder to see,” Pasadena Police Department Lieutenant Mark Goodman said. “Drivers and riders should take extra... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Want Drivers to "Share the Road""

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"

Message from Pasadena Police Regarding Federal Immigration Violations

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department does not enforce criminal violations related to the immigration status of persons in our community. As guided by Police Department Policy 428, it is the expectation that members of Pasadena Police Department will enforce the law equally and will not engage in law enforcement activities based solely on someone’s immigration status. Furthermore, Policy 428 states requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or other federal agency for assistance from Pasadena Police Department should be directed to... continue reading »"Message from Pasadena Police Regarding Federal Immigration Violations"

Suspicious Death Victim Identified

PASADENA, Calif.—On Sunday, July 14, at about 2:55 p.m., Pasadena Police Department personnel responded to 50 Alessandro Pl. on a report of a woman down, possibly deceased, in the southwest parking lot. Upon arrival, officers found the deceased woman. Fire department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The woman has been identified as Pamela Kay Cross, female Caucasian, 69 years of age, and a Pasadena resident. The investigation into the suspicious death by Pasadena police detectives... continue reading »"Suspicious Death Victim Identified"

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"