Spending continues at the Pasadena police department amid economic hardships

Pasadena city council approved the spending of up to 80,000 dollars in the coming months for new automated license plate readers, or ALPRs. While the local community struggles with the effects of the Corona-virus pandemic and the wildfires that continue to burn in the area this new equipment should not be a necessity for the Pasadena police department to allocate funds towards. Public safety is a concern for most residents of Pasadena but a few new ALPRs should not be a priority of the police …