Has your vehicle ever been towed by the police and then impounded at the tow yard for 30 days? Maybe you wonder why this has happened, especially if you weren’t the driver. You’re not alone. In 2005 the Sacramento Police Department towed 5,255 cars under California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 14602.6 which resulted in 30-day [...]
The Sacramento Police Department recently deployed a new team of officers in the Entertainment District in Downtown Sacramento. These officers are specifically designated to that area with the mission of improving the quality of life for people who live in, and patronize, the Entertainment District. Saturday evening, the team wrote a citation to the management [...]
On October 3 & 4, 2006, members of the Sacramento Police Department SWAT Team will be participating in a multi agency training exercise in downtown Sacramento. The training will involve multiple SWAT teams, a high rise building, and a light rail train. More details will be available next week as the plans are solidified.
As most news headlines have been reporting, violent crime rates throughout the United States are on the rise. In response to the rising crime rates, the Sacramento Police Department (SPD) addressed the City Council on August 15, 2006 to develop a plan. As part of a short-term plan focusing on enforcement and prevention, the SPD [...]
When working the night shift, the term “graveyard” comes to mind. Even though the term seems morbid, according to the battery of officers I spoke with, it wasn’t so bad. In law enforcement, the night shift is usually between the hours of 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. This shift deals with a whole different [...]