Video Release of TASER Deployment at La Pintoresca Park

The Pasadena Police Department is making available the Body Worn Camera (BWC) video involving a TASER and pepper spray deployment that occurred at La Pintoresca Park. Subsequent to an officer involved shooting that took place in the 1300 block of N. Raymond Avenue on Saturday, August 15, 2020, a crime scene perimeter was established to allow for detectives and forensics personnel to collect and analyze all available evidence.  The immediate area was secured and crime scene tape was used to... continue reading »"Video Release of TASER Deployment at La Pintoresca Park"

Claims #13545 & 13546 - Suicidal Person Hoax Call - July 22, 2019

PASADENA POLICE RESPOND TO ATTORNEY’S CLAIMS PASADENA, Calif. – The City of Pasadena received two claims from an attorney asserting that the Constitutional Rights of two people were violated by Pasadena Police Officers.  The Pasadena Police Department is releasing officer body worn camera and a ‘911’ recording of the incident. The recordings detail what transpired on July 22, 2019 when the Police Department’s Communications Center received a call from a despondent male, threatening suicide after losing a large sum of... continue reading »"Claims #13545 & 13546 - Suicidal Person Hoax Call - July 22, 2019"

8 Points of Change #8CantWait

Chief John Perez and the Pasadena Police Department are dedicated to serving the Community of Pasadena with Excellence, Innovation and Integrity.  We are listening and learning during this time of change and have made great strides while continuing to balance the responsibilities of providing excellent, policing services.  Recently, there has been a significant discussion about 8 points of change in police agencies (#8CantWait).  The Pasadena Police Department has received numerous emails, texts and inquiries regarding these 8 points.  Fortunately, the... continue reading »"8 Points of Change #8CantWait"