Gene Harris

Eugene Harris
Rank
Chief of Police
Phone
(626) 744-4545
Email
eharris@cityofpasadena.net
Personnel Type
About

Gene comes to Pasadena with over 30 years of law enforcement experience. He is a SoCal native and former United States Marine, having served as an airborne forward observer before pursuing a career in law enforcement. He is a published author with a BA in Business Administration, an MA in Organizational Management, and an MS in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership. Gene has placed community engagement atop his priority list and will ensure strong partnerships are formed.


Art Chute

Rank
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.


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.


Marcia Taglioretti

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

Marcia has been with the Pasadena Police Department for 40 years. 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 in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division and oversees Detectives, Street Crimes Unit, and the Special Investigations Unit.


Karen Peterson

Rank
Police Civilian Commander
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.