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
20210730-057 Homicide Arrest Related to Shooting in the 400 Block of N 16th Street
20210727-056 Sacramento Police Department Releases Center for Policing Equity Report
20210724-055 Homicide Investigation – 7400 Block of S Land Park Drive

UPDATE - Detectives have identified the suspect in this homicide as a 17-year-old male who was known to the victim. On July 25, 2021 the suspect was arrested on homicide related charges and booked into Juvenile Hall. While the motive for this homicide remains unclear, detectives believe that there are no other outstanding suspects.

20210722-054 Homicide Investigation – Lathrop Way and Commerce Cir
20210719-053 Homicide Investigation - 3100 Block of Occidental Drive
20210717-052 Homicide Investigation Update - Front Street and L Street
20210717-051 Homicide Investigation – Front Street and L Street
20210716-050 Officers Make Arrest Related to Fatal Vehicle Collision
20210708-049 Attempted Homicide on Officers – 38th Avenue and Wallace Avenue
20210630-048 Homicide Investigation - 200 Block of Cadillac Drive

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