Additional Police Patrols Scheduled to Combat Weekend Violence

PASADENA, Calif.—As a result of the violent incidents that took place over the weekend, the Pasadena Police Department will be deploying additional resources over the next several weeks to prevent further violence. Assaults with deadly weapons have increased more than 40% this year as compared to last year. This past weekend, there was a stabbing which resulted in a homicide; a car-to-car shooting where close to twenty bullets were fired; a person arrested with a firearm at La Pintoresca Park;... continue reading »"Additional Police Patrols Scheduled to Combat Weekend Violence"

Multiple Deaths in Less Than 24 Hours Possibly Linked to Opiate Overdoses

Pasadena, CA—Between Friday, Sept. 11, at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 12, at 1 p.m., Pasadena Police Department and Pasadena Fire Department responded to six different calls related to overdoses with seven different victims. The first report occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon when Pasadena paramedics transported an unresponsive individual to a local hospital who was suffering from respiratory distress consistent with opiate overdose. The most recent incident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon when the... continue reading »"Multiple Deaths in Less Than 24 Hours Possibly Linked to Opiate Overdoses"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, September 4

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, September 4. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within Pasadena. 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, violators will cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. The police department's ultimate... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, September 4"

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for Friday, August 28

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation Friday, August 28, aimed at keeping people who are out exercising or running essential errands safe. While the COVID-19 pandemic requires residents to stay home as much as possible, the police department recognizes the need to protect the public by looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians that make roads unsafe. These violations include drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to yield to pedestrians in... continue reading »"Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for Friday, August 28"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, August 21

PASADENA, CA.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout Pasadena on Friday, August 21. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within the city. Officers will be deployed at various locations looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red signals, and right of way violations. When violations are observed, violators will cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. Pasadena Police Department’s... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, August 21"

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for August 7

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation Friday, August 7, aimed at keeping people who need to go out to exercise or run essential errands safe. While the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring residents to stay home as much as possible, the Pasadena Police Department recognizes the need to protect the public by looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians that make roads unsafe. These violations include drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing... continue reading »"Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for August 7"

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for July 31

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation Friday, July 31, aimed at keeping people who need to go out to exercise or run essential errands safe. While the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring residents to stay home as much as possible, Pasadena Police Department recognizes the need to protect the public by looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians that make roads unsafe. Violations include drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to yield... continue reading »"Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for July 31"

Pasadena Police Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement This Friday

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will have extra officers out on patrol Friday, July 24, looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes. With nearly 900,000 registered motorcycles in the state, many road users are going places without the same protections as drivers. Motorcycle riders are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than vehicle occupants. To help protect you and your family, keep the following tips in mind while driving or riding:... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement This Friday"

Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI Patrols This Friday

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena police officers will be looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs on Friday, July 24. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Pasadena Police Department is committed to keeping the public safe while running essential errands. “Safety is paramount, but especially during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Traffic Lieutenant Max Dahlstein. “We are all in this together and want everyone to be as safe as possible when they are out. One way to do that is by... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Conducting DUI Patrols This Friday"

Pasadena Police Officers Focusing on Distracted Drivers This Friday

PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, July 17, Pasadena police officers will focus their efforts distracted drivers. Officers will be out looking for drivers who are texting, watching videos, taking selfies or talking on a handheld phone, which and violates California’s cell phone law. A violation is subject to a $162 fine for the first offense, and at least $285 for a second offense. Distracted driving is a dangerous, illegal behavior that Pasadena Police Department is actively working to prevent. Distracted driving comes... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Officers Focusing on Distracted Drivers This Friday"