Press Releases

The Public Information Office assists members of the media in gathering information and reporting on news events that impact the residents and visitors of the City of Sacramento. Because the media is a valuable resource to keep the public informed as to the Department's activities, the Public Information Office is a central location from which members of the media could obtain information regarding the various newsworthy events in which the Department had played a part.

For all media inquiries and questions, please contact the Public Information Office by phone (916) 808-0808 or email

Latest News Releases

Release NumberTitleRelease Date
20200117-009 Additional Release of Video Related to Officer-Involved Shooting in the 1800 Block of 19th Street
20200117-008 2020 MLK 365 March For The Dream
20200115-007 Suspect Identified and Arrested for Homicide – 6700 Block of Calvine Road
20200114-006 Homicide Investigation – 6700 Block of Calvine Road
20200114-005 Tip Line Established for Missing Person
20200108-004 Homicide Detectives Make Arrest for Triple Shooting
20200107-003 Fatal Hit and Run Collision Investigation- Rio Linda Boulevard near Acacia Avenue
20200106-002 Homicide Investigation- 3100 block of Crandall Ave

UPDATE - On January 6, 2020, 36-year old Tristan Cook was arrested for murder and attempted murder. He was booked into Sacramento County Main Jail.

20200101-001 Shooting Investigation- 2500 block of Traction Ave

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