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Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Sabrina Briggs 


MEET Lieutenant Sabrina Briggs

Office of Operations – East Command

Lieutenant Sabrina Briggs began her career with the Sacramento Police Department in 2006. She is currently assigned to the Office of Operations, East Command. She has previously worked in Patrol, Magnet Academy/Recruiting, the Crime Suppression Unit, Entertainment Team, Internal Affairs, and the Public Information Office. In 2018, she became the first female African American sergeant in department history. Additionally, in 2020 she became the first female sergeant to be assigned to the Public Information Office. In 2022, Sabrina promoted to lieutenant and became the first female African American lieutenant in department history.

Sabrina earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Sacramento State University. In 2018, Sabrina received the Honorable James (Jimmie) L. Long Community Service Award and the Women in Law Enforcement Award for excellent service to the community. In 2021, Sabrina was the recipient of the departments Unit Citation Award for the work she did during her time in the Public Information Office.

Sabrina was drawn to a career in law enforcement because she always wanted to work in a profession serving others. Prior to joining the Sacramento Police Department, Sabrina coached basketball and track at different high schools in the Sacramento area.

Sabrina is the daughter of two loving parents that have been married for 45+ years. During her free time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends.