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
20200323-029 Updating our Community: The Sacramento Police Department Response to COVID – 19
20200319-028 Sacramento Police Department Response to Sacramento County Stay at Home Order
20200318-027 Sacramento Police Department Response to COVID -19
20200313-026 Don’t Rely on Luck: Designate a Sober Driver this St. Patrick’s Day
20200312-025 Homicide Investigation- 1900 block of San Juan Rd
20200306-024 Robbery/Death Investigation – 900 Block of S Street
20200305-023 Seeking Community’s Assistance to Identify Sexual Assault Suspect

UPDATE - During the late night hours of March 6, 2020, detectives arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile for this sexual assault. There are no outstanding suspects.

20200303-022 Seeking the Community’s Assistance to Identify Robbery Suspects:
20200220-021 #BeTheDifference - Sacramento Police, Now Hiring
20200210-020 Seeking Community’s Assistance – Identification of Armed Robbery Suspect

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