March 2018 Public Safety Reports

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The Altadena Town Council receives monthly Public Safety Reports from the major public safety agencies covering the Altadena area. We receive these updates from each agency about the preceding month at most meetings. We will be posting these reports in an effort to give our community more information. The following reports have been given from the following agencies:

LA County Fire

Highlights: 312 total responses, 262 patients seen on site, 203 patients transported to local area hospitals
Fires (3 total): 1 vehicle, 1 trash, 1 structure
Damage: Property – $89,000, Contents – $10,000
Other: 6 hazardous conditions, 10 traffic collisions (1 involving pedestrians)

Click to view the PDF version of March 2018 Report – LA County Fire.

LA County Sheriff – Altadena Station

Highlights: Overall increase in crime month-to-month (35 in February, 43 in March), Most substantial increase in larceny: vehicle burglaries (3 in February, 6 in March) and shoplifting (0 in February, 5 in March).

The Los Angeles County Sheriff – Altadena Station frequently updates multiple social media websites with weekly crime report, community events, and more! Please click on a link to find them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Nixle.

California Highway Patrol

Highlights: 25 property damage, 8 injury-related, 2 DUI arrests.
Enforcement: 51 traffic citations issued, 1 DUI arrest, no fatalities.

Applications for the Senior Volunteers Program (ages 55 and over) and the Explorer Volunteer Program (ages 15 to 21) are being accepted. Applications may be obtained at 2130 Windsor Avenue in Altadena, experience is not required for volunteer programs. For more information on volunteer programs, contact the Altadena Area CHP Office at (626) 296-8100 or visit

The California Highway Patrol – Altadena Station frequently updates multiple social media websites. Please click on a link to find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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