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Services for the Deaf

Text-to-911 is available to all Sacramento residents and visitors.  Text-to-911 provides direct access to our 911 Center for citizens who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled. 

In addition, citizens who are not able to make a non-emergency voice call to the Sacramento Police Department, can email the Sacramento Police Department.  If you wish to contact us via email, any web-enabled device can be utilized with the following email address: This email address is directed into the 911 Center.

Deaf or hard of hearing callers to 911 or the Police Department can also use  a relay provider.  If you need assistance finding this service, a list of these providers can be found at

The Sacramento Police Department encourages all residents to sign-up for  our Community Emergency Notification System. The system is designed to alert our community and neighborhoods of critical public safety information such as missing persons, evacuations, shelter-in-place orders, and critical law enforcement activity in a neighborhood. At times, non-emergency information related to public safety, such as a crime series, is relayed.

The Community Emergency Notification System is a robust notification system that can deliver text or email messages. In order to receive these messages you will need to register by going to  If you have any questions, please email