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In the News

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Dispatcher humbled to be honored by Sacramento Police.  See Full Story


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 8-year-old boy's stolen bike replaced by Sacramento Police Officers.  See Full Story 


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Sacramento Police Chief and Sergeant surprise students who named them as inspiration. See Full Story

Siblings get ride to class from history-making Police Chief and Sergeant (Fox40)

Kids dress like Chief and Sergeant . Part 1 (Good Day)   Part 2 (Good Day)


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Sacramento Police Officers take underprivileged kids to snow. See Full Story

Daily Activity Log

The Sacramento Police Department responds to a variety of events and calls every day. To make it easier for citizens to follow this information, we present the department's Daily Activity Log.

Helicopter Activity

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 For the latest helicopter activity in the city of Sacramento, please visit Helicopter Notifications.

Press Releases

The Public Information Office assists the media in gathering information and reporting on newsworthy events impacting the city of Sacramento. Press Releases are made available here for the media and public. 

Community Engagement

Connect with your neighbors and your area police officers on! Check out SPD's postings on the SPD Nextdoor page.


The 5th Sacramento Police Community Engagement Academy will be starting on April 26, 2018. For more information check out our Cops and Clergy page!

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Message from the Chief

 Chief Daniel Hahn's video message welcoming in 2018


Town Hall Meeting Report


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Chief Daniel Hahn Honored at Kings Game 

Online Reporting

Use the Online Reporting System to submit a police report immediately.   If you would prefer to file your report in person, the public counter is available at both the Public Safety Center and the William J. Kinney Police Facility.  

For emergencies or crimes in progress:  
Call 9-1-1.

For non-emergencies:
Call  (916) 264-5471.


Apr 21 - 15 special kids were invited by the SacPAL Fishing Club to take their rods and reels out on the water today! SPD Marine Unit and Outreach Team hosted these kids ON the water to teach them more on fishing, water and boating safety! @SPDOutreach Read Post

Apr 21 - ***UPDATE: Area back open. Thank you for your patience.*** Westbound Meadowview between Tamoshanter and Collingwood shut down for next several hours due to power lines down after a vehicle collision. Please use alternate routes. #sacpd Read Post

Apr 21 - **UPDATE: Zong has returned home and he is safe.** Please help us locate 19-year-old Zong Chang, who is autistic and developmentally delayed. Zong is 5’2”/110lbs, last seen on Wednesday afternoon (4-18-18) near the 6100 of Francine Drive, wearing a brown jacket and gray tennis shoes. If you see him, please call 9-1-1. #sacpd Read Post

Apr 19 - MISSING IN CALIFORNIA EVENT Sacramento area law enforcement has partnered with organizations at the local, state and federal level to assist people in our communities with locating missing persons, identifying previously unidentified individuals, and connecting family members with resources to assist them with locating missing loved ones. This event offers families affected by the long-term disappearance of a loved one the ability to either report their loved one missing to law enforcement or add information to an already existing missing person report. As of January 1, 2018, there were more than 19,660 California missing persons records entered into the national database. There are more than 3,200 California cases involving unidentified remains and at the national level that number exceeds 8,600. This free event will take place on June 9, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Sacramento State – Harper Alumni Center (6000 College Town Drive, Sacramento). Additional information can also be found by following: At this event, families may engage with on-site resources that can assist, such as: • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children • NamUs • Victim advocacy groups • Investigators from law enforcement across our region Law enforcement will be on hand to take reports and gather information and identifiers of missing persons. This event is strictly focused on investigating missing person cases. Though we will need names and contact information for family members and anyone with information regarding the missing person, we will not be conducting background checks on family members or attendees. Although it is not required, anyone who is interested in attending this event is encouraged to contact Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Paige Kneeland at (916) 874-1751 or to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome - no one will be turned away. Read Post

Apr 17 - **UPDATE: Michael has been located and he is safe. Thank you for your help.** Missing Person-Please help us locate Michael Fristoe, 34 years old, 5’6”, 110 pounds, last seen on April 9th near the 400 block of Bannon Street, wearing a black knit cap, khaki pants, black and red Nike Shoes and a blue backpack. Please call 9-1-1 if you see him. #sacpd Read Post