Jason Clawson

Rank
Interim Chief of Police
Phone
(626) 744-4545
Email
jclawson@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Jason Clawson has been with the Pasadena Police Department for 31 years. Prior to joining the Department, Jason served with the US Navy for four years. Jason began his law enforcement career in 1991 and has worked numerous assignments, including Patrol, Vice/Narcotics, Detectives and the Special Enforcement Section, honing his prevention, intervention, and enforcement practices.


Art Chute

Rank
Acting Deputy Chief
Phone
(626) 744-3910
Email
achute@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Art Chute grew up locally and began his law enforcement career as a Pasadena Police Officer in 1994. Art worked various assignments throughout his career, including Patrol, the Special Enforcement Section, Vice/Narcotics, Detectives, the Training Unit, and Event Planning and Counter-Terrorism.


Mark Goodman

Rank
Commander
Phone
(626) 744-4533
Email
mgoodman@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Mark Goodman was born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley and attended Temple City High School. Upon graduation, Mark attended California State University Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. In 1994, Mark was hired by the Pasadena Police Department, and after graduating from the Rio Hondo Police Academy was assigned to Patrol Division.


Bill Grisafe

Rank
Commander
Phone
(626) 744-4572
Email
wgrisafe@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Bill joined the Pasadena Police Department in 1995 after earning his Bachelor Degree from Cal Poly Pomona. Bill has worked a variety of assignments over his career, including Patrol, Detectives and the Gang Unit. He also spent several years as both an investigator and manager in the Department’s Professional Standards Unit. He served as a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team and was assigned to the Air Operations Section as a unit supervisor.


Javier Aguilar

Rank
Acting Commander
Phone
(626) 744-4534
Email
jaguilar@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Javier Aguilar has been with the Pasadena Police Department for 26 years. Javier began his law enforcement career in 1996 and has worked a variety of assignments throughout his career including, vice/street level narcotics, major narcotics, Detectives, Special Enforcement Section, SWAT, and Community Services.


Karen Peterson

Rank
Executive Administrator
Phone
(626) 744-4523
Email
kpeterson@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Karen Peterson has been with the Pasadena Police Department for 37 years. Karen began her career with the Department as an Emergency Services Operator in 1985. Karen has worked a variety of assignments including Records, Dispatch and Technical Services. Karen is currently in charge of the Strategic Services Division and oversees the Emergency Communications Section, Records Management Section, Property Unit, Police Fleet and the Department’s technology projects.


Marcia Taglioretti

Rank
Chief's Adjutant/Department PIO
Phone
(626) 744-7875
Email
mtaglioretti@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Marcia has been with the Pasadena Police Department for 38 years. Marcia began her law enforcement career in 1983 as a Police Cadet and was then hired as a Police Officer. Marcia has worked a variety of assignments including Records, Patrol, Neighborhood Crime Task Force, Research and Development, Crime Analysis, Detectives, Training and Professional Standards. Marcia is currently assigned as the Chief's Adjutant and the Police Department’s Public Information Officer.