Mayor Gary Davis says the city has spent around $1 million a year on gang prevention. That’s an amount he says is the same as Sacramento spends, despite Elk Grove being one-fourth the size.
Police arrested a man who allegedly broke into a Sacramento residence on Saturday afternoon, made himself at home and even had a snooze.
The girl was sleeping in her Hayward home early Thursday when a stray bullet from a nearby shooting wounded her in the buttocks.
California is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers across the state.
Animal lovers are questioning a policy where Merced Police officers take injured animals out to the police shooting range to kill them. The penal code has been on the books for decades.
The department isn’t going into much detail, saying it was in late April when Melton was attempting to arrest a suspect on the 1600 block of Evans Road. Another officer witnessed him using excessive force.
The police department says the only burglary detective is working to link the suspected thief to other burglaries before passing the case along to the district attorney’s office to issue an arrest warrant.
Authorities in Sutter County are investing the discovery of human remains in the backyard of a Live Oak home on Monday.
The bankrupt city of Stockton is ready to bring in 17 more police officers after meeting hiring levels required for a federal grant.
Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a Modesto woman late Thursday night.
Police in Woodland are searching for vandals who damaged numerous vehicles’ driver side mirrors on Sunday night.
Crews were cleaning up debris from the road and repairing power lines Monday morning in south Sacramento after a suspected DUI driver crashed into a power pole overnight.