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"

City of Pasadena Police Oversight - We Want Your Input

PASADENA, Calif.—While the day-to-day job of the police department is for sworn and trained law enforcement personnel, the police department is ultimately accountable to civilian control. In Pasadena, the Chief of Police reports to the City Manager. In turn, the Public Safety Committee of the City Council provides general review, and the City Council is the ultimate policymaking body for the police and all City departments. The City Manager, the members of the Public Safety Committee and the City Council... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Police Oversight - We Want Your Input"

All Fireworks Are Illegal in Pasadena and City Ordinance Will Be Strictly Enforced

PASADENA, Calif.— Fire danger and injuries from fireworks still exist even in the midst of a pandemic crisis. The City of Pasadena municipal code holds property owners and tenants responsible for permitting the possession, sale, usage or discharge of fireworks on their property.  The ordinance allows for the prosecution of fireworks-related offenses and for the demand of payment for all costs associated with the safe disposal of confiscated fireworks. The City maintains a zero tolerance enforcement policy for fireworks, and... continue reading »"All Fireworks Are Illegal in Pasadena and City Ordinance Will Be Strictly Enforced"

Beware of Identity Theft and Forgery Scams

PASADENA, Calif.—Your government-issued Economic Impact Payment, known as a “stimulus check," is not a typical check. Payment is made by direct deposit, from the IRS, into a known checking account. You do NOT have to fill out any forms or pay anything up front to get your stimulus check, and there will be no fees or charges. The IRS will simply deposit the money into your account. You won't be asked to give your Social Security number, bank account information... continue reading »"Beware of Identity Theft and Forgery Scams"