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
20191017-130 Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect in North Avenue Homicide
20191009-129 Traffic Advisory - AFTERSHOCK 2019
20191005-128 Seeking Our Community’s Assistance, Fatal Hit and Run Investigation – X Street and 23rd Street
20190930-127 Fatal Collision Investigation – Orchard Lane and West El Camino Avenue
20190926-126 Sacramento Police Conclude Final Policy Review of Officer-Involved Shooting
20190925-125 Homicide Investigation – 1400 block of 68th Avenue
20190921-124 Homicide Investigation – North Ave and Rio Linda Boulevard

UPDATE - On October 16, 2019, homicide detectives arrested 19-year-old Keondre Pratt for this homicide.

20190921-123 Fatal Vehicle Collision- Roseville Road / Connie Drive
20190912-122 Sacramento Police Department Arrests Suspect For North 16th Street and McCormack Street Hit and Run
20190908-121 Homicide Investigation – 3100 block of Broadway

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