Tag Archives: Pasadena

Arson Suspected in Overnight Fire at 129-Year-Old Church in Pasadena

A fire that damaged a 129-year-old Episcopalian church Saturday morning (1/13/18) in Pasadena has prompted an arson investigation. Authorities said the cause of the non-injury fire at Church of the Angels, which was reported at 2:20 a.m. at 1100 N. Avenue 64, … Continue reading

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Pasadena Police Helicopter Open House June 2

Find out directly from flight crews what it’s like to do police work while swooping over Pasadena by helicopter. The Pasadena Police Department’s Air Operations Team will touch down for a free Open House event June 2 to give residents … Continue reading

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Helicopter Laser Attack Injures Pasadena Officer

A San Gabriel man was arrested for allegedly pointing a laser at a police helicopter, injuring a Pasadena officer. The incident happened Thursday at about 9 p.m. while the officer and the rest of the helicopter crew were flying over … Continue reading

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Cops Block Public Access to Radio

As police agencies in the tri-city Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena area settle into new digital radio systems, many departments have made, or are considering making, those communications secret, saying it is a response to a growing propensity of listeners to interfere with operations. … Continue reading

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Whittier Daily News Editorial: End police radio silence

The Pasadena Police Department was an early adopter at the advent of two-way radio technology early in the last century. Boston installed the first radio sets allowing officers to communicate with a dispatcher at the station in 1934; by 1937, … Continue reading

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Pasadena PD Comms are Now P25 Encrypted

As of January 7, 2012, the Pasadena Police Department’s radio communications have switched from analog to digital, preventing media outlets and radio enthusiasts from monitoring police calls. The police department will make its $7 million leap forward from analog to … Continue reading

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Mini Fire Engine Shows Its Muscle

A mini fire engine the city wants to house temporarily at San Rafael School until West Pasadena’s Fire Station 39 can be replaced was put through its paces near the Rose Bowl Wednesday. Fire and city officials have bristled at … Continue reading

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