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Services for the Deaf

Members of the deaf and hard of hearing community may utilize any web-enabled device to make contact with the Sacramento Police Department via or report an emergency situation via

The Sacramento Police Department uses the Sac-Alerts 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 auto-detects with TDD/TTY machines and is capable of delivering TDD/TTY notifications, text and email messages.  You may register to receive text and email messages by going to  If you have any questions, please email for more information.