Posted Sep. 22, 2016, 1:29 pm
The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Friday with focused enforcement efforts on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
Posted Sep. 12, 2016, 12:08 pm
On September 11, 2016 at about 10:45 p.m. SMPD Communications Center received multiple calls of a subject down at the 1400 block Pacific Coast Highway.
Posted Sep. 9, 2016, 10:36 am
A federal jury has awarded a man arrested bySanta Monica Police Department (SMPD) $1.1 million in damages for excessive force used in his arrest. Justin L Palmer was arrested in April 21, 2015,by SMPD “for a municipal code violation and resist-ing arrest,” according to SMPD.
Posted Sep. 6, 2016, 8:58 am
Santa Monica Police Department is calling for witnesses to help with the investigation into a double stabbing and drive-by shooting last night in the 800 block of Pico Boulevard.
Posted Aug. 24, 2016, 11:21 am
The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is implementing a Body Worn Camera (BWC) Pilot Program. Beginning September 12, 2016 select uniformed police officers and civilian personnel will be outfitted with these cameras.
Posted Aug. 16, 2016, 3:17 pm
The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a Driving under the Influence (DUI)-Driver’s License Checkpoint. The operation is scheduled for Friday August 19, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within city limits. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints are a proven factor in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol and/or drug related collisions.
Posted Aug. 5, 2016, 10:42 am
Neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County joined forces Tuesday evening with thousands of communities nationwide for the 33rd Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. Santa Monica’s parks were filled with kids, magic, food, and drink, as members of local organizations got together with the Santa Monica Police Department for an evening of fun and comradery.
Posted Aug. 2, 2016, 11:23 am
Bystanders were shocked this morning, August 2, at a crash on Ocean Park Boulevard and Centinela Avenue between a motorcyclist and a black Nissan Murano. The motorcyclist suffered some head trauma, with bleeding visible to bystanders.
Posted Aug. 2, 2016, 10:48 am
Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Jacqueline A. Seabrooks, Chief of Police Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors'Resource Officer, Rick Verbeck, SMPD Beat 3 invite you to: National Night Out tonight.
Posted Jul. 21, 2016, 10:03 am
The Santa Monica Police Department have located and arrested a suspect, identified as Pablo Carlos Pineda – a 32-year-old Hispanic male, in connection with a series of violent sexual assaults and attacks which took place on the Westside.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:58 pm
From May 23 to June 5, the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will participate in the national ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:51 pm
The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) along with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District congratulates the winners of the “Safety Begins With Me” poster contest.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:17 am
Officers from the Santa Monica Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an underage (Minor) decoy operation Monday focusing on alcohol retail establishments.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 9:50 am
The Santa Monica Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is opening its doors for unused prescription drugs Saturday.
Posted Apr. 25, 2016, 10:18 am
Alert Police Blotter! The latest from SMPD
Posted Apr. 22, 2016, 12:05 pm
SMPD is calling on the public to help located a burglar who is though to have made two separate attacks. They have also issued a warning to be vigilant.
Posted Apr. 19, 2016, 8:30 am
The Westside Coalition will hold its 20th Annual Westside Super Bowlathon Wednesday April 27 – its only fundraiser of the year.
Posted Apr. 9, 2016, 8:00 am
The latest from Santa Monica Police Department, with a narrative twist.
Posted Apr. 7, 2016, 11:34 am
Fifth Street Santa Monica saw a man stabbed to death in the early hours of April 5, with Santa Monica Police Department now calling on witnesses to come forward.
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Posted Apr. 4, 2016, 1:08 pm
The Santa Monica Police Department and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will offer a second Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) training to help employees of clubs, bars, restaurants and liquor stores in Santa Monica sell and serve alcohol responsibly. The training will be held Tuesday, April 5 at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium from 12pm-4pm and registration is available at the door.
Posted Apr. 2, 2016, 9:00 am
Trailer Stash, Bicycle Repair Man, and All Bets Were Off
Posted Apr. 2, 2016, 7:00 am
The Santa Monica Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Saturday, April 2, 2016 and Sunday, April 3, 2016 with focused enforcement on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
Posted Mar. 26, 2016, 9:00 am
A thief slips up in Banana Republic, Inflammatory Behavior, and Give Me My Backpack! The latest from SMPD.
Posted Mar. 23, 2016, 2:01 pm
Join Santa Monica Police Department Neighborhood Resource Officers (Beats 3 & 4) for coffee or dessert and conversation Thursday.