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
20191127-147 Sacramento Police Department Seeks Community's Assistance Regarding Death Investigation
20191126-146 DNA Evidence Provides New Lead in Cold Case
20191126-145 Run to Feed the Hungry - 2019
20191121-144 Sacramento Police Department and Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Task Force Employee Receives National Recognition for Excellence
20191120-143 Twin Rivers School District Hosts Active Shooter Training at Grant High School
20191120-142 Felony Assault Suspect Arrested in Area of I-80 and Norwood

UPDATE - On November 21, 2019, The Sacramento Police Department released body worn camera footage from the incident. The footage can be found through this link.

20191114-141 Sacramento Police Arrest two for San Juan and Truxel Homicide
20191109-140 Fatal Vehicle Collision- 8600 block of Folsom Blvd
20191109-139 Sacramento Police Department 911 Center to Install Upgraded Equipment
20191109-138 Homicide Investigation – Truxel Road and San Juan Road

UPDATE - 23-year-old Adrian Castillo and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested for this homicide.


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