Sheriff’s Department


CBS13 Investigation: Expert Shortage Creating Huge Backlog of Unsolved Cases

Struggling to keep up with fingerprint evidence after a hiring freeze, Sacramento County has quietly stacked up a backlog of almost 600 cases, a CBS13 investigation has learned.

CBS Sacramento–08/28/2012

Copper Theft

Could Copper Recycling ID Law Work In Sacramento?

A new law in the South requires people who sell scrap copper to show a sheriff’s department-issued permit when doing business at the scrap yard. The law also requires recyclers to be paid by check.


Yolo County Sheriff

Layoffs Announced At Yolo County Sheriff’s Department

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department said today it has laid off multiple deputies to help deal with a $2.8 budget deficit.


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Calaveras Residents Told To Report Crimes Online

Budget cuts have forced Calaveras County authorities to tell residents to stop calling 911 for non-life threatening emergencies and report crimes online.

CBS13/CW31 Television–11/30/2010