Pacific Grove Police Department

  • Agency: Pacific Grove Police Department
  • Address: 580 Pine Avenue, Pacific Grove, 93950 CA
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: (831) 648-3143
Fax: (831) 648-3163

Pacific Grove Police Department is located at 580 Pine Avenue, Pacific Grove, 93950 CA. The Pacific Grove Police Department phone number is (831) 648-3143.

Pacific Grove Police Department News

Tonight is Corporal Griffin's first shift as supervisor. Keep up the good work, Cpl. Griffin! Happy Wednesday, everyone! We hope you are all having a fantastic week! ๐Ÿช ๐Ÿ‘

Outstanding collaborative training today with our team and a great group of community members from Rainbow Speakers and Friends. Thank you for the day and we look forward to more discussion on Thursday.

Yesterday morning day shift officers investigated two car burglaries that had occurred sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning. Both of the cars were parked on Pacific Avenue when they were burglarized. The investigation led to the arrest of a 15-year old juvenile who was arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property and the juvenile was under the influence of a controlled substance.๐Ÿค” #pgpdinforming #seesomethingsaysomething

If you've been following our page for awhile, you might be familiar with the idea that we promote of #SeeSomethingSaySomething and you most likely will recall that we have had quite a few occasions where the call of a watchful community member resulted in the arrest of someone committing a crime. We can't stress enough how important our relationship is with our community, and how we often rely on your watchfulness to assist us in solving a crime or preventing one. The Department of Homeland Security has designated September 25th as National "If You See Something, Say Something" Awareness Day, and we think this is a wonderful opportunity to thank our community for your vigilance as well as remind you to continue to notify us if you see something suspicious. By working as partners, we can create safer neighborhoods. #SeeSomethingSaySomething #WhyISeeSay

Early this morning while on patrol, one of our officers observed a man slumped behind the steering wheel of a stopped car. Upon closer inspection, he noticed the vehicle was running and was still in drive. After investigating, it was determined that this individual was under the influence of a drug and, to make matters worse, had provided the officer with a fake name to try and hide an active arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Monterey County Jail for the warrant, fresh drug charges, and providing false information to a peace officer. #pgpdprotecting

Looking for something to do with your free time? The City has excellent volunteer opportunities, including opportunities at the Point Pinos Lighthouse (see below for more information).

*** UPDATE: ANNABELLE WAS RETURNED TO HER OWNER *** โš ๏ธ๐Ÿพ Looking for my family! ๐Ÿพโš ๏ธ Unfortunately we have had another found dog turned in to the Pacific Grove Police station who is lost looking for her family. She was found near Ocean View and 5th Street in Pacific Grove. She is not chipped and not wearing a collar. She appears timid, but sweet and looking for her family. If you know who she belongs to please call the Pacific Grove Police Department at 831-648-3143. 831 Lost and Found Pets Peninsula Crime Watch The SPCA for Monterey County Monterey Police Department

Each day our folks provide excellent public safety services with an emphasis on community collaboration. In this photo one of our officers stopped by the PG Pride Walk with P.R.I.D.E. fundraiser. PG Pride raises funds for the purpose of education enrichment. ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ However, our officers also conduct crime prevention, detection and investigation activities as well. Yesterday that same team of officers cited 11 drivers, investigated a traffic collision (no injuries) and arrested one 23 year-old man for violating the terms of his probation. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ›‘ #ourcommunityyourpolice #pgpdinforming

Today is International Day of Peace. As peace officers we do what we do to keep the peace in our community. We thank you, members of our community, for your contributions to keeping PG a safe and peaceful place to live, work and visit. ๐Ÿค—

Some great information from The SPCA for Monterey County. As rutting season begins, it's important to remain distraction-free while driving and keep an extra eye out for distracted deer! ๐Ÿ‘€๐ŸฆŒ

Update: This pup has been reunited with his family. Thank you so much to our Facebook community for sharing this post and getting the word out there!!!

โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธPre-order a custom PGPD breast cancer awareness shirt for $20 or purchase your very own Pink Patch for $10 each in the Police Department Lobby today! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ The month of October, while usually filled with the colors of Fall, is also known as Pinktober! Our officers will swap out their normal patches for pink ones in support of breast cancer awareness month as part of The Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease. The organization selected by PGPD to receive all proceeds from shirt and patch sales is the Law Enforcement Cancer Support Foundation, which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals in the law enforcement community going through a cancer journey. You can purchase these items in the police station lobby using checks/cash or by mailing checks (no credit cards). For the Patches: please make checks payable to the "Pacific Grove POA". For the T-shirts: please make checks payable to "Field of Dreams Designs". Submit the payment to: Pacific Grove Police Department Pink Patch Project 580 Pine Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950 #pinkpatchproject #lecsf #cancersucks #pinktober #breastcancerawareness

Update: This pup has been reunited with his family. Thank you so much to our Facebook community for sharing this post and getting the word out there!!! Original Post: We have a pup in search of their family tonight. Unfortunately they are neither chipped or wearing a collar. If you are or know the owner, please call 831-648-3143 to get this sweet pup home! 831 Lost and Found Pets

This morning at approximately 6 am our officers were contacted by the victim of a burglary that had occurred out of county. Through location software, the victim was able to see that their electronic device was currently in Pacific Grove and requested our assistance to locate it. Officers responded to the potential address that the victim provided, and through their investigation they were able to determine that someone staying at the residence was in possession of not only the out of county victim's property, but stolen property belonging to local victims as well. The subject, a 26 year old man out of Castro Valley, was also in possession of multiple tools used for burglary, and was booked at Monterey County Jail for these charges.

Our hearts are heavy as we hear about the line of duty death of one of our law enforcement brothers out of the Sacramento County Sheriffโ€™s Department. Our thoughts are with the family, friends, and department of Deputy Stasyuk as they mourn his loss, and we are certainly mourning with them. Rest in Peace, Deputy. ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ

We recently received an inquiry on the legalities of parking on a sidewalk. The simple answer is NO. ๐Ÿšซ Per 22500 (f) CVC: "A person shall not stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle whether attended or unattended... on a portion of a sidewalk, or with the body of the vehicle extending over a portion of a sidewalk, except electric carts when authorized by local ordinance, as specified in Section 21114.5. Lights, mirrors or devices that are required to be mounted upon a vehicle under this code may extend from the body of the vehicle over the sidewalk to a distance of not more than 10 inches." A sidewalk is described as that portion of a highway, other than the roadway, set apart by curbs, barriers, markings or other delineations for pedestrian travel. This includes straight curbs and rolled curbs. Parking on a sidewalk limits accessibility to those who use wheelchairs or powered-scooters for mobility, which may cause them to enter the roadway unnecessarily. That sums it up. We know that some of our streets are tight, and no one wants to come out to their car to find a dangling side mirror, but it is important to abide by the vehicle code. Please be safe and courteous and do not park on the sidewalk, or allow your vehicle to block a portion of the sidewalk when parked in your driveway. Attached is an exampled of the correct way to park with a rolled curb, as well as a couple of examples of incorrect parking on a rolled curb as well as in a driveway. #pgpdinforming

Update: We recently posted about a van that was stolen from Pacific Grove while the owner was unloading groceries. Thank you to everyone who shared the post and spread the world. We are happy to report that the vehicle was recovered by another agency, and two suspects were arrested. As the case is not our jurisdiction, we have no further information to release on it, but we wanted to share with our community that it had been located. A big thank you to the Seaside Police Department for recovering this vehicle!

๐Ÿš Don't be shell-fish, stop taking sea shells from the beach! ๐Ÿš Did you know hermit crabs use shells as their homes? If there aren't any shells on the beach a hermit crab will resort to using items that it can find in the area, including garbage! This makes them quite crabby... ๐Ÿฆ€ Which brings us to our next reminder, always dispose of garbage into the proper containers! And while one man's trash is another man's treasure, the hermit crab prefers a shell over garbage to use as their home. Wouldn't you? ๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ The police department has recently had a lot of complaints of people taking items from the ocean front and we would like to remind everyone that it is against the law to remove items from the beach and can be punishable as a misdemeanor. Refer our muni code 14.04.020. Tourists may not be aware of our muni code so help us inform them by reporting. We ask that you call 911 or our non-emergency line at 831-648-3143 immediately to report suspicious activity while it is happening. Please don't wait, get vehicle, clothing, and persons descriptions with as much detail as possible to forward to our officers. With the help from our citizens we are even more successful! Photo cred ๐Ÿ“ธ: Google #seesomethingsaysomething #dontbeshellfish #donttrashourocean #pgpdinforming

Thursday night officers responded to the 700 block of Forest Avenue for a burglary in progress where the suspects fled in a black truck. A vehicle stop determined the suspects were in possession of the stolen property. The driver was also driving on a suspended license, in possession of heroin and on probation. Both suspects, ages 30 and 38, were arrested and booked in the Monterey County Jail on multiple charges. ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ This is a perfect example of citizens seeing something that seems off and reporting it.๐Ÿค” #seesomethingsaysomething #pgpdinforming

Are you prepared? With Florence roaring over the Carolina's, we would like to share with everyone that September is National Preparedness month. Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. Some recommendations from Ready.gov are: take time to learn lifesaving skills โˆ’ such as CPR and first aid, check your insurance policies and coverage for the hazards you may face, such as flood, earthquakes, and tornadoes. Make sure to consider the costs associated with disasters and save for an emergency. Also, know how to take practical safety steps like shutting off water and gas. Today marks the National Day of Action, where you can join the online preparedness community to register and get connected to preparedness programs! Download the FEMA app today. Click the link https://www.ready.gov/september to find amazing tips on how to make sure your family is fully prepared!

While we think it is something we all should do everyday, today is #nationalthankapoliceofficerday and we wanted to honor all of our brave in blue with a big THANK YOU! These men and women around the world get up every morning with a notion that they may not make it home, They run into the face of danger while others run away, They deal with people who scream, curse and yell at them even though they are trying to help and get up the next morning to do it all over again. These men and women weren't asked to do this, they CHOSE to do this. They give complete strangers their all on each and every call. Remember to Thank a Police Officer today and every day! To all the men and women in blue Thank you!

UPDATE: Road Closure โš ๏ธโš ๏ธ Pine Avenue has been reopened between 14th and Fountain. PG&E and Monterey Fire Department determined the smell of natural gas was in fact algae backup in the sewer. The area of Robert Down Elementary School has been cleared. We thank everyone for their patience and caution in the area.๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

*** UPDATE: Road has been re-opened to all traffic *** โš ๏ธโš ๏ธ Road Closure โš ๏ธโš ๏ธ Pine Avenue is shutdown between 14th and Fountain due to the smell of natural gas in the area of Robert Down Elementary School. PG&E, Fire and Police are on scene. All persons have been evacuated, please avoid the area until further notice.

*** UPDATE: Chloe's mommy is on her way to the SPCA to pick her up! Thank you to 831 Lost and Found Pets page and Angie Shortt for helping the two be reunited! *** โš ๏ธ๐Ÿพ Looking for my family ๐Ÿพ โš ๏ธ Do you know where my family is? This gorgeous girl was turned into the VCA Ocean View Animal Hospital as a found dog. I am about one year old and very sweet! I am on my way to the SPCA to wait for my parents. If you know who they are please let them know I will be waiting for them. I am not micro-chipped, not wearing a collar or tags, the purple leash you see is the nice animal control lady's. Help me find my family!