New law will delay policing careers of PCC cadets

On Sept. 30 2021, Gavin Newsom signed 8 new bills into California law. All of which came as a direct response to the mistreatment of civilians, mainly communities of color, at the hands of police officers over the past year. Justice reform activists across the country have long voiced their concerns surrounding the rampant police brutality, lack of accountability and systemic inequalities. However, following the Black Lives Matter movement and the tragic death of George Floyd in May of 2020, legislation is finally being passed …

Blotter: Bee hive stings Colorado

Monday, February 17 A facilities staff reported a male transient near the east side of the D building. Officer reported the individual left the area and off-campus towards Colorado Blvd. Tuesday, February 18 The Pasadena Fire Department reported a female called for medical assistance from the payphone in Lot 8. Paramedics checked and cleared the individual. Facilities staff reported a female transient walked into the D building when he temporarily unlocked the exterior door to clean inside and is now sitting in the lobby Staff …

Blotter: PCC staff battered by transient

Monday, Feb. 10: A computer lab personnel requested campus security due to a suspicious person wearing a black face mask and behaving erratically. The subject was pacing back and forth in the area but did not sign in to use the facilities. The subject had left the area by the time officers arrived and was seen headed north to Colorado Boulevard and Harkness Avenue. A student reported a female transient who pulled her hair when she was walking on Colorado Boulevard north of PCC. A …

Police Blotter: Unknown suspect attempted to take a picture of a student using the restroom

Monday, April 22, 2019 A student and a staff member engaged in a verbal altercation at the Community Education Center. Officer made contact and advised the student to leave. Staff reported students trespassing on the track. Officer escorted them off campus. Officers made contact with student regarding their behavior. Suspicious individual was reported attempting to steal a bicycle. When confronted by officers, individual said the bicycle was theirs. A disruptive student refused to leave a classroom. Officers made contact before student left. Report was made …

Police blotter: Person found sleeping inside school elevator

Monday, March 18 A person reported a student being harassed inside C building. Offices arrived to the area and made contact with the parties; subjects were then counseled and escorted off campus. A cadet reported there were two male subjects involved in a physical altercation south of D building. Officer contacted both males and they advised they were not fighting. A staff member reported a female yelling at an employee inside of C-235. Officer made contact with the female and escorted her off campus. A …