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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

On 8-16-20, at about 1:20 AM, victim was sitting in her parked vehicle on her cellphone in the 1800 block of State Street, South Pasadena, CA when the above suspect walked up and started to hit her driver’s side window with his shirt wrapped around his fist. After a few attempts, the suspect walked away …

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All South Pasadena officers recently completed an 8-hour, Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (POST) certified instruction covering the use of force, de-escalation techniques, implicit bias, cultural awareness. The course also discussed respecting human life, developmental/intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse, effective communication techniques, increasing voluntary compliance, while improving officer safety.  Joe OrtizPolice Chief 8/10/20

On Thursday July 30, 2020. Officers responded to Diamond/Monterey in response to numerous 911 calls reporting a man was acting erratic and violent, screaming and jumping in and out of traffic. At one point, a caller reported the subject chased a child down the street with something in his hand. Officers quickly arrived, contacted a 46-year …

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The service offers some robust and efficient tools for investigators to reach out to Ring customers and/or users of their Neighbors app to request video for specific cases identified by a geo-fenced area. Neighbors Public Safety Service (NPSS) is the interface that allows public safety officials to connect, communicate, and share hyper-local updates with their …

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On Monday, July 13, 2020, at approximately 3:12 a.m., a South Pasadena Police Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Monterey Road. During the investigation, the officer notices several items (within the vehicle) that appeared to be suspicious and possibly stolen. Further investigation was conducted, which led to the discovery of 35 …

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The City Council recently formed a subcommittee (comprised of Councilmembers Khubesrian and Schneider) to work with the Public Safety Commission subcommittee to examine policing in South Pasadena. A task force (comprised of South Pasadena Police Department leadership) has also been created to work with our Public Safety Commission. Together, they will review the use of …

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In March, the City Council adopted an Emergency Resolution that suspended requirements for overnight parking permits in response to the national pandemic. This week council adopted Emergency Resolution 7657 to reinstate enforcement of overnight parking restrictions beginning July 6th, 2020. The City of South Pasadena wishes to alert residents that South Pasadena Municipal Code 19.58(a) …

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In March, the City Council adopted an Emergency Resolution that suspended requirements for overnight parking permits in response to the national pandemic. The Council is scheduled to update the Emergency Resolution next week to reinstate enforcement of overnight parking restrictions beginning July 6th, 2020. The City of South Pasadena wishes to alert residents that South …

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