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Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers

In Memorium

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
1. Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers Marker
Inscription.  
To those Pasadena Police Officers and other law enforcement officers killed in pursuit of Peace and Justice in Pasadena

"Be just and fear not; let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country’s, thy God’s and truth’s."
W. Shakespeare

This memorial Dedicated March 11, 1999
Pasadena Police Department Historical Committee
Bernard K. Melekian
Police Chief

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Clarence E. Peck
Police Officer
Pasadena Police Department

Died of an accidental gunshot wound received in the line of duty on August 1, 1911 while attempting to put out a fire at 156 N. Broadway (N. Arroyo Blvd.)
August 4, 1911

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Richard F. Morris
Agent
Pasadena Police Department

Shot and killed in the line of duty while investigating an assault case in Altadena, California.
March 13, 1969

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George M. Montoya
Special Agent
Drug Enforcement Administration

Shot

Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
2. Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers Marker - wide view
and killed during an undercover operation in Pasadena, California
February 5, 1988

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Paul S. Seema
Special Agent
Drug Enforcement Administration
Shot on February 5, 1988 during an undercover operation in Pasadena, California and died the following day.
February 6, 1988

 
Erected 1999 by Pasadena Police Department Historical Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 34° 8.941′ N, 118° 8.684′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of North Garfield Avenue and Walnut Street on North Garfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North Garfield Avenue, Pasadena CA 91101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pasadena Central Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pasadena Robinson Memorial (about 600 feet away); Pasadena City Hall (about 700 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pasadena Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pasadena Public Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Legge Alley (approx. ¼ mile away); Hopkins Alley (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is mounted to the side of the Police Department building.

 
Clarence Peck Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
3. Clarence Peck Memorial Plaque
Richard Morris Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
4. Richard Morris Memorial Plaque
George Montoya Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
5. George Montoya Memorial Plaque
Paul Seema Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
6. Paul Seema Memorial Plaque
Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers Marker - wider view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
7. Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers Marker - wider view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 27, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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