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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 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 - 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

Apr 17 - Hit and Run Investigation – Seeking Assistance from Our Community On Monday, April 16th, 2018, at approximately 10:03 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to the area of 65th Street and Broadway on a report of a collision with an injured pedestrian down on the roadway and a vehicle that fled the area after the collision. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive male adult, in the roadway, who was unresponsive. The Sacramento Fire Department arrived and pronounced him deceased. Officers conducted an initial canvas of the area for witnesses and evidence. Due to the severity of the collision, the Department’s Major Collision Investigation Unit (MCIU) responded to the scene to take over the traffic investigation. Investigators checked the area for additional evidence and witnesses. The identity of the pedestrian will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office once next of kin notifications have been completed. Preliminary information suggests that the pedestrian was on the west side of 65th Street, at or near the intersection of Broadway. The vehicle was traveling southbound on 65th Street, struck the pedestrian and fled the scene. This press release is a summary of the facts known at this time. The incident is still under investigation and this preliminary information is subject to change. Additional details will be released as they become available. The Sacramento Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance with investigating this collision. If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Sacramento Police Department via the Hit-and-Run Tip line at (916) 808-6030, dispatch center at (916) 264-5471, or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Read Post

Apr 16 - Secondary Release of Video from 29th Street Officer Involved Shooting Today, the Sacramento Police Department will be releasing additional audio and video material related to the officer-involved shooting of Stephon Clark that occurred on March 18, 2018 in the 7500 block of 29th Street. The material in today’s release consists of 23 in-car camera (ICC) videos, 28 body-worn camera (BWC) videos, two 9-1-1 audio files and the remaining video from the Sacramento Sheriff Department’s Helicopter (STAR). The BWC and ICC videos contained in this release depict officers responding to the scene after the officer-involved shooting (OIS) occurred, and their activities upon arrival. The time frame of this material is from when the officers begin their response to when the Sacramento Fire Department declares Mr. Clark deceased. The helicopter footage begins at the end-point of the previous release to the end of the footage. The audio files consist of two 9-1-1 transfer calls from the California Highway Patrol. City Council Policy on Police Use of Force requires the Sacramento Police Department to release video material associated with critical incidents to the public within 30 days. The material contained in today’s release complies with that policy. All video and audio being released has been redacted to ensure the confidentiality and privacy of those involved. The faces and/or identifying material has been blurred. Audio redactions are signified by muted audio with no accompanying sound. Read Post

Apr 14 - Today, SPD put on a CSI challenge for the Criminal Justice Magnet Program. Congratulations to McClacthy HS, the overall winning team. #Providing opportunities for the youth in our community. #SPDYouth #sacpd @SPDOutreach Read Post