Incident Information Video - Incident PA2023-13545

Today (June 12, 2023), I am releasing police body-worn camera (BWC) footage to provide transparency over an incident that has received some local attention. This is an abridged contextual video, and all the raw Body Worn Camera (BWC) footage related to the incident will be concurrently released, with privacy-related redactions. As background, on February 20, 2023, just before 3 a.m., a uniformed Pasadena Police Department officer in a marked patrol car pulled out of the police department driveway onto Walnut... continue reading »"Incident Information Video - Incident PA2023-13545"

Critical Incident OIS 20008867 Finalized Use of Force Review

The Pasadena Police Department has concluded its internal review of an officer-involved shooting on August 15, 2020, that resulted in the death of Anthony McClain.   The Department determined that the involved officer’s use of force was in compliance with Department policy. The Department’s Use of Force Review Board conducted a comprehensive review and made recommended findings in accordance with Department Policy No. 302 of the Department’s Policies and Procedures Manual, which is available online.  Interim Chief of Police Jason Clawson,... continue reading »"Critical Incident OIS 20008867 Finalized Use of Force Review"

Critical Incident OIS PA2022-63631 – July 30, 2022

On July 30, 2022, The Monrovia Police Department advised Pasadena Police Dispatch, they were pursuing a vehicle that had been carjacked in the City of Pasadena on July 29, 2022. The suspect in the carjacking was armed with a handgun during the commission of the crime and it was believed the suspect was potentially still armed with the handgun. After approximately 18 minutes of pursuing the vehicle, Monrovia PD relinquished the primary responsibilities of the pursuit to the Pasadena Police... continue reading »"Critical Incident OIS PA2022-63631 – July 30, 2022"

Critical Incident OIS 21012414 - November 23, 2021

Critical Incident OIS 21012414 – November 23, 2021 Pasadena Police Community Briefing Video of November 23, 2021 Officer Involved Shooting  On Tuesday November 23rd, 2021, Pasadena Police Department received several calls to 9-1-1 regarding a shooting that had just occurred in the area of Sunnyslope Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard.  Callers reported a male had been struck by gunfire and provided a detailed description of the person responsible for the shooting.  Officers arrived within minutes and an officer involved shooting occurred The Critical Incident Briefing video... continue reading »"Critical Incident OIS 21012414 - November 23, 2021"