The Pasadena Police Foundation was founded in 1993 to foster involvement of the Pasadena community with its Police Department. The purpose of the foundation is to promote and fund programs that further the goals of the Police Department that are not fully paid for by the city’s general fund.
The Pasadena Police Foundation adopted the theme of “Helping Cops Give Kids Hope” to focus the Foundation’s ultimate mission of providing funds for youth-based programs and activities.
The Pasadena Police Foundation:
Works to improve communications between the Pasadena Police Department and the community.
Is an advocate for the Pasadena Police Department in the community.
Serves as a resource to the Chief of Police for community issues.
Provides a tax-exempt organization for the receipt of gifts and grants to benefit police programs.
Raises funds to support youth programs developed by the Pasadena Police Department.