Sacramento Police

department diversity

Sacramento Police Program Aims To Diversify Force

According to the most recent report from Sacramento Police, 76 percent of sworn officers were white, while only 45 percent of Sacramento’s total population was in 2013.

06/10/2015

bike thieves

Sacramento Police Warning Thieves Going To Great Heights To Steal Bikes

“It can be a matter of two to five seconds if a person has scoped out the bike that they want, go up there, clip it and ride away on it,” said Sacramento Police Sgt. Rachel Ellis.

05/25/2015

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Sacramento Police: Flashing Blue Light On Surveillance Cameras Not A Distraction

The cameras have already drawn criticism as an invasion of freedom by some residents, but neighbors say the bright blue light on top of the cameras is a distraction that only gets worse as it gets darker.

05/11/2015

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Daughter Questions Sacramento Police Pursuit That Claimed The Life Of Her Mother

Michelle Bryden came back to the site where her mother died to grieve. She says her mom, Linda Hull, was no angel. She abused drugs and Bryden was raised in foster care.

04/28/2015

Sacramento Sniper

Sacramento Sniper: Who Shot Stephen McDonald From A Second-Story Midtown Apartment?

It was a Friday just before noon. Someone would walk up the stairs leading to a second-floor apartment and shatter all peaceful sounds. Multiple shots were fired from a second-floor window. A sniper had gotten into position to do some serious damage.

04/23/2015

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Mom, 2 Children Sought By Sacramento Police Found

Police believe Sanjuana Munoz Vasquez, 43, took Yurisel Munoz-Velasco, 6, and Yaretzi Munoz-Velasco, 9, took the children and is possibly heading to Mexico.

04/22/2015

deadly hit and run

Family, Friends Hold Vigil For Bicyclist Killed In Sacramento Hit-And-Run

Sacramento Police say a driver in a silver Cadillac Eldorado with tinted windows was seen in surveillance video fleeing the scene.

03/25/2015

traffic cops

Sacramento Police Traffic Patrol Revived After Budget Cuts Slashed Force Three Years Ago

Back on the bike and back on the lookout for those not-so-safe Sacramento drivers, Sgt. Adam Vassallo is the head of the newly re-formed Sacramento Police traffic unit.

03/12/2015

choir directory

Police: North Highlands Church Choir Director Has Another Sexual Abuse Victim

Sacramento Police say Kareem Mitchell, 42, will face four additional charges, because another victim has come forward.

03/04/2015

shotspot

Sacramento Testing ShotSpotter Program In Del Paso Heights

Police want to use the technology, which uses a network of sensors to instantly detect the sound and location of gunshots. The system then immediately notifies police dispatchers who can send officers to within 25 feet of where the crime occurred.

02/12/2015

driver dies

Sacramento Police Seeking Driver Who May Have Run Car Off Road, Killing Man

Police say the driver of a stolen Pontiac Grand Am was speeding down Fulton Avenue, north of Michelle Drive. A 59-year-old man in a white Volvo traveled alongside the Pontiac.

01/08/2015

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Suspect In Downtown Sacramento Police Pursuit Surrenders After Cigarette

During the pursuit, the police department has reported the woman hit three patrol cars.

01/07/2015

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