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Message from the Chief


 

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"All of us at the Sacramento Police Department would like to express our thanks to the community for the support that has been extended to our organization this past year.  Building partnerships with businesses, residents, visitors and friends have proven to be key to solving challenging issues and preventing crime in our city.

I hope this holiday season you take time with your families to enjoy some of the great events going on that showcase our city.  This is a time to be thankful for the blessings that we are given and recognize the ones we love so much.

I ask that you take a moment to remember the dedicated men and women who will be away from their families during the holidays to ensure the safety of our community.  Their service is a demonstration of excellence.  On behalf of the Sacramento Police Department, we wish you a wonderful holiday season!"   Chief Hahn

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SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS

Nov 22 - Department Approaches Completion of Crisis Intervention Training In January 2017, the Sacramento Police Department (SPD) presented a proposal to the Sacramento City Council to provide a 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) to all officers and first-line supervisors. The proposal was approved by Sacramento City Council who allocated $650,000 for completion of the training. The training was initially assessed to be completed within 18-24 months. To date 577 sworn, eight (8) dispatchers, and five (5) park rangers have completed the 40-hour CIT course. We anticipate that all field officers (patrol) and first-line supervisors (sergeants) will have completed the training by the end of January 2018. This includes the December 2017 graduating class of the Sacramento Police Academy. The training is being provided by two organizations, The California Police Officers Association (CPOA) and Disability Response. Both organizations have a history providing effective CIT training throughout the region and state. The training curriculum is based on a national best practices approach known as the “Memphis Model”. In addition, all of the training is certified by the California Police Officer Standards and Training (POST). CIT instructors include psychologists, mental health professionals, educators, family members, and consumers. Law enforcement personnel only instruct during a small segment (three hours) of the training. As a result, CIT training gives law enforcement professionals perspective, skills, and tools that assist them in achieving positive outcomes. Moving forward, our plan is to hold two CIT classes a year to accommodate new employees. In addition to the 40-hour course, a four-hour course on Crisis Intervention and Behavior Health has been added to the yearly Continued Professional Training, exceeding the requirements of State Senate Bill 11. All officers and line-level supervisors will be required to attend this training. We appreciate the leadership and support of our mayor and city council on this very important issue. Helping people who are experiencing a mental health crisis continues to be one of the most complex and potentially volatile interactions that a police officer may face. It is vital that we give our officers the tools and training needed to achieve a successful outcome. We are confident that CIT training will allow officers to better support the overall mental health efforts of our community. Read Post

Nov 22 - Don’t forget tonight’s Bootcamp is still a go! Work off that Thanksgiving dinner before you eat it!!! See you at 6:30! Read Post

Nov 22 - Join us for our Annual Santa Claus & Santa Paws Event featuring Santa Claus & our SPD K9 Reindeer,Sat 12/2 9-12pm 5770 Freeport Blvd. #sacpd Read Post

Nov 21 - Turkeys ! Read Post

Nov 21 - More turkeys ! 🍗 Read Post