In accordance with the Pasadena Way, the Records Section is committed to the goal of providing “Excellent and Efficient Service” to the citizens of Pasadena, customers that visit the Records Section, and members of the Pasadena Police Department.
Records Section Description
Police Specialists and Cadets assigned to the public counter serve the public and members of the Department. They provide general information; fill requests for copies of police reports; approve the release of stored and impounded vehicles; complete data entry into local, state and national crime information systems concerning stolen vehicles and property, weapon information, and wanted or missing persons; and fingerprint employment and permit applicants.
Additional Police Specialists are assigned to a variety of clerical assignments including data entry; filing; local, state and federal crime statistic reporting http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs, http://caag.state.ca.us/cjsc; processing sex, arson, drug, and gang registrations, performing warrant functions; and filling subpoenas.
Many police reports can now be reported online.