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Fatality in Hit and Run Crash

March 16, 2019

March 16, 2019

Update: the Santa Monica Police Department has confirmed that the collision resulted in a fatality. Read more HERE Victim may...

DUI Checkpoint in Santa Monica Friday

March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

SMPD to conduct DUI checkpoint March 15 at an undisclosed location. By Staff Writer In recent years, California has seen...

Santa Monica Police Seize 29 Guns, Cocaine, Meth and Heroin

February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019

By Staff Writer  On February 15,  the Santa Monica Police Department’s (SMPD) Narcotics/Vice Unit along with SWAT served multiple search...

SMPD Mounted Patrol Aids in Arrest

February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) carried out an arrest on February 1 with the aid of horses....

Santa Monica Sees Nearly 9 Percent Spike in Part 1 Crimes

February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019

SMPD Chief Cynthia Renaud gives crime update. By Sam Catanzaro Over the past month, Santa Monica has experienced a string...

Santa Monica Prowler Hit With Multiple Charges

January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019

Police seeking additional information on Charles Marcell Newman. By Staff Writer On Wednesday, January 23, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s...

SMPD to Set Up DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint April 20

April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018

In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. SMPD supports the new effort from the...

SMPD: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018

–Drivers are using their cell phones less often while driving, 10 years after “hands-free” became the law, but distracted driving...

SMPD to Conduct DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 16, 2018

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will be conducting a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driver’s License Checkpoint on...

Attempted Murder Charges Filed

March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018

On March 9, 2018, Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Detectives filed charges on a suspect believed to be involved in...