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Category: Police Department


Questions Raised After SM Police Detain Man for Riding Bike on Sidewalk

April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

Video shows Santa Monica police arresting Dwayne Sampson on April 12.  By Cailley Chella A cell phone video uploaded over...

SMPD Officer Drowns in Kauai Tragedy

April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019

Rashad Riley remembered by the community.  By Sam Catanzaro A Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) officer died last week while...

Man Dies by Suicide After Jumping off Downtown Parking Structure

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019

Third downtown SM parking structure suicide in past year By Sam Catanzaro On Thursday, April 11, an unidentified man died...

Homelessness Stagnant, Meth Use Up

March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019

Santa Monica releases results of 2019 Homeless Count By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica has released the results...

Victim Identified in Fatal E-Scooter Hit and Run

March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

41-year-old Michael Ramljak identified.  By Sam Catanzaro  Today the victim in a fatal hit and run scooter collision was identified. According...

Santa Monica’s Pedestrian First Intersections

March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

A look at the LPI intersections two years after their implementation.   By Keldine Hull As one of the most walkable...

Fentanyl, Cocaine Seized in Santa Monica Narcotics Arrest

March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

Two Santa Monica residents arrested.  By Staff Writer  $47,000 worth of fentanyl and cocaine was seized by the Santa Monica Police Department...

SM Man Fraudulently Purchases $45K Worth of Laptops

March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro  A Santa Monica resident has been arrested and charged with Grand Theft for fraudulently obtaining $45,000 worth...

SMPD Seek Public Assistance in E-Scooter Hit and Run Fatality

March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

By Staff Writer The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is seeking the public’s assistance with any information related to a...

Man Arrested in Connection to Century City Shooting Scare

March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

25-year-old Nicholas K. Oates in custody. By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect in connection to an...