Classes to Teach Residents About Police Operations

The San Marino Police Department invites residents interested in learning more about law enforcement to sign up for its new Community Police Academy that begins in November.
The academy, also called the CPA, is a six-week program of classes designed to give insight into SMPD operations and background in general law enforcement, in a relatively casual environment. Classes will cover broad topics such as investigative procedures and address contemporary issues such as police officers’ use of force while responding to incidents. Continue reading “Classes to Teach Residents About Police Operations”

Resident Robbed at Gunpoint, Unharmed

Detectives continue to investigate the armed robbery of a San Marino resident in his driveway on Friday night.
According to the San Marino Police Department, two unidentified suspects approached the victim at around 9:55 p.m. Friday, July 13, while he exited his vehicle, which he had just parked in the driveway at his home in the 1200 block of St. Albans Road. One suspect is said to have held a silver handgun to the victim’s head while the second suspect cursed at the victim and demanded his watch and money clip. Continue reading “Resident Robbed at Gunpoint, Unharmed”

SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force

In response to clearer trends in residential burglaries in San Marino and surrounding cities, the San Marino Police Department has lent its hand to a local law enforcement burglary task force to help curb such crimes.
Police Chief John Incontro said SMPD, along with the San Gabriel Police Department, Alhambra Police Department and South Pasadena Police Department, will collaborate and share resources to help combat the burglaries that have afflicted homeowners across the jurisdictions. Continue reading “SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force”