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Despite String of High-Profile Incidents Santa Monica Police say Crime is Down

October 9, 2019

October 9, 2019

SMPD Chief Cynthia Renaud releases crime update By Sam Catanzaro Over the past month a string of high-profile incidents in...

Updated: Suspected Armed Robber Escapes Santa Monica Police Search

October 3, 2019

October 3, 2019

Updated 10:50 a.m. October 2, 2019 Man approaches person in car with gun Wednesday night By Sam Catanzaro After a...

Suspicious Package Found at Third Street Promenade

September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019

Evacuations, closures underway By Sam Catanzaro A suspicious package was found on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, shutting...

Brinks Security Guard Shoots at Knife-Wielding Suspect Near Third Street Promenade

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Updated August 16, 3:34 p.m. Man who approached armored truck shot By Sam Catanzaro A security guard opened fire at...

Man Shot by Santa Monica Police After Creating Disturbance

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019

Man shot after yelling loudly, throwing trash cans By Sam Catanzaro On July 14, 2019 at about 2:11 a.m., Santa...

Santa Monica Sees Decline In Part 1 Crime

June 30, 2019

June 30, 2019

Vehicle theft still on the rise. By Kai McNamee Crime is on the decline so far this year in Santa...

SMPD Citing E-Scooter and Pedestrian Violations Friday

May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

By Staff Writer The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will take part in a bicycle, pedestrian and e-scooter safety enforcement...

DUI Checkpoint in Santa Monica Friday

May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

By Staff Writer In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaireddriving crashes and the Santa Monica Police...

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...