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
20200925-087 Homicide Investigation – 2600 Block of Stonecreek Drive
20200921-086 Fatal Hit and Run Investigation – Auburn Boulevard and Marconi Circle
20200911-085 Homicide Investigation – 1000 block of Broadway
20200908-084 Officer Involved Shooting – 500 block of Wisconsin Avenue Video/Audio Release
20200905-083 Homicide Investigation – Railyards Boulevard and Jibboom Street
20200902-082 Officer Involved Shooting – 500 block of Wisconsin Avenue
20200824-081 Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision – 5600 block of Power Inn Road

UPDATE - 61-year-old Reynaldo Espinoza was arrested for on homicide charges relating to this incident.

20200824-080 Homicide Investigation – 1200 block of Helena Avenue

UPDATE - On August 27, 2020, detectives arrested 22-year-old Christopher Berger for this homicide. There are no outstanding suspects.

20200820-079 Sacramento Police Department Receives Grant to Purchase Lifesaving Automated External Defibrillators
20200819-078 Sacramento Police Detectives Make Sexual Assault Arrest

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