Air Ops Fly In Exercise 2016

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 the Pasadena Police Department Air Operations Section, along with the Foothill Air Support Team and LA IMPACT Group 14, will host its 27th annual Fly-In Training Day at the Rose Bowl.  The Rose Bowl has been designated as a staging location for helicopters in the event of a large scale disaster.  Each year the Pasadena Police Department’s Air Operations Section hosts a training day in which air crews from across Southern California fly into the... continue reading »"Air Ops Fly In Exercise 2016"

August 2015 Air Ops Highlights

AUGUST 2015 AIR OPS HIGHLIGHTS   August 2015 Air Operations Highlights Pasadena PD- On August 1, PD-1 responded to the area of Fair Oaks Ave. and Yale St. regarding a domestic violence incident.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and located the suspect in the rear yard of a residence.  Patrol officers were directed to the suspect and he was detained without incident.  Investigation by the patrol officers lead to the suspect being arrested for Attempt Homicide. Glendora PD- On... continue reading »"August 2015 Air Ops Highlights"

February 2015 Air Ops Highlights

February 5: Pasadena- PD-1 responded to the 700 Block of South Arroyo Parkway regarding a theft that just occurred from the CVS Pharmacy.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and located the suspect walking north on Raymond Ave. near California Blvd.  The Air Crew maintained a constant visual on the suspect and directed patrol units to him.  The suspect was detained on Raymond Ave. just north of Del Mar Blvd.  The suspect was still in possession of the loss and... continue reading »"February 2015 Air Ops Highlights"

January 2015 Air Ops Highlights

January 3- Pasadena: PD-1 responded to the Old Navy store located at 3369 E. Foothill Blvd. regarding a theft that just occurred.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and located the suspects fleeing on foot into a surrounding neighborhood.  The Air Crew directed patrol units to the suspects and they were detained without incident.  The suspects were identified by store employees and arrested for the theft. January 4- Glendale: PD-1 responded to the hills above Glendale regarding lost hikers.  The... continue reading »"January 2015 Air Ops Highlights"

October 2014 Air Ops Highlights

October 2: Pasadena PD:  PD-1 was assisted patrol officers check the area for a suspect wanted for domestic violence.  The suspect was last seen driving a van in the area of Mountain St. and El Molino Ave.  While searching the area the Air Crew located the suspect vehicle parked to the rear of an apartment complex under some trees.  The crew also saw a male matching the suspect description walking near the vehicle.  The Air Crew directed patrol units to... continue reading »"October 2014 Air Ops Highlights"

September 2014 Air Ops Highlights

Sept. 4: Monrovia- PD-1 responded to the area of 500 W. Maple St. in the City of Monrovia regarding a theft that just occurred from a local business.  When the Air Crew arrived on scene, they assisted in establishing a containment where the suspect was last seen.  While searching the area, the Air Crew located the suspect hiding on the roof of a residence inside the containment.  The suspect was ordered down from the roof and detained and arrested for... continue reading »"September 2014 Air Ops Highlights"

August 2014 Air Ops Highlights

Aug. 5:  PD-1 responded to the Target store located at 3121 E. Colorado Blvd. regarding a theft that just occurred.  Ground units arrived on scene first and attempted to detain the suspects but the suspects fled in a vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued.  When the Air Crew arrived in the area they took over and managed the pursuit as it traveled in Pasadena into the City of Los Angeles.  Once in Los Angeles, the suspect fled from his vehicle... continue reading »"August 2014 Air Ops Highlights"

March 2014 Highlights

3/1                   Night Shift PD-1 monitored and responded to the area of Garfield Ave and Howard St. regarding a vehicle pursuit.  Just prior to arrival, the vehicle yielded and the driver was found to be in possession of a firearm.  The passenger however fled on foot east towards Los Robles Ave.  PD-1 established a containment area and began a yard search.  During the search the suspect was located to the rear of an apartment building in the 1400 block of N.... continue reading »"March 2014 Highlights"

February 2014 Highlights

FEB. 3 ARCADIA- PD-1 responded to the area of Michillinda Ave. and California Blvd., to assist Arcadia patrol units with a vehicle pursuit.  The air crew was quickly overhead and assumed control of the pursuit.  A short time later while attempting a turn, the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed.  The suspect exited the vehicle running on foot.  The air crew maintained a constant eye on the suspect as he ran from the scene.  The air crew also... continue reading »"February 2014 Highlights"

January 2014 Highlights

JAN. 4 PD-1 responded to the area of Garfield Ave. and Alhambra Rd. regarding a vehicle pursuit of a suspect threatening employees at the Home Depot.  PD-1 arrived over the pursuit and the Air Crew immediately took over control of the pursuit from patrol units.  PD-1 and patrol units pursed the suspect for approximately 10 minutes till he entered the 10 Freeway.  During the pursuit patrol units were able to identify the driver.  Subsequently, in the interest of public safety... continue reading »"January 2014 Highlights"