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Independent Review Coming for Santa Monica Police’s Handling of Civic Unrest

June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

Over 60,000 supporters of petition to recall Santa Monica police chief By Sam Catanzaro As over 60,000 people have signed...

Santa Monica Police Chief Defends Handling of Looting

June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020

Hundreds of Santa Monica businesses sustain significant damage By Sam Catanzaro Amid a petition calling for her recall, Santa Monica’s...

Petition Calls for Recall of Santa Monica Police Chief Following Looting

June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020

Petition circulating calling for the recall of Santa Monica Police Department Chief Cynthia Renaud By Sam Catanzaro Over 10,000 people...

Parking Restrictions, Citations to Curtail Santa Monica Beach Crowds

April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020

Heatwave sparks additional parking restrictions, police patrol By Sam Catanzaro Coastal parking restrictions and active police enforcement have come to...

Officers Taken to Hospital After SMPD Vehicles Collide

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020

Two SMPD vehicles collide Thursday afternoon By Sam Catanzaro Two Santa Monica police vehicles collided at high-speed in Santa Monica...

City Settles With Child Sexual Abuse Victims

March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020

24 current and former community members settle for over $40 million By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica has...

Man Assaulted While Sleeping in Alley

February 17, 2020

February 17, 2020

Victim suffers head injuries Monday morning By Sam Catanzaro A man was assaulted while sleeping in an alley Monday morning,...

Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Getting Hit by Car

December 22, 2019

December 22, 2019

Pedestrian hit by car Friday in Downtown Santa Monica By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica police have confirmed that a pedestrian...

Suspicious Device Found on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica

November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

Wilshire Boulevard at 21st Street closed off Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Sam Catanzaro.

Senior Killed in Santa Monica by Drunk Driver

November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

Suspect arrested after Sunday hit and run By Sam Catanzaro Over the weekend a driver under the influence of alcohol...