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Public Safety

Fire Department assisting a citizen

Keeping your family and our community safe is a top priority for Sacramento’s public safety family – EMS, Fire, Police, and Emergency Management. Learn more about public safety in Sacramento and how we protect your life and property.


Crime is the primary driver of police activity. The Sacramento Police Department provides crime statistics and Most Wanted postings in order to keep the public informed about crime and criminals in our neighborhoods and city. Visit the Police Department's crime summary page.

Fire Safety

On March 30, 1872, the Sacramento Fire Department was established and became the first paid professional fire department west of the Mississippi. The Fire Department has a total of 24 stations and 13 medic units responding to approximately 203 calls for service day.

Emergency Management

The Sacramento Office of Emergency Services (SacOES) coordinates the overall city of Sacramento and countywide response to large scale incidents and disasters. To learn more about being emergency ready, visit: