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EGPD Press Release - Teen Driver Safety Week

EGPD Press Release - Teen Driver Safety Week

Posted: 10/22/2020

Elk Grove, Calif. – This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and the Elk Grove Police Department is encouraging parents to discuss the importance of safe driving habits with their teens as newly licensed drivers. Read More

FATAL COLLISION - OCT 17, 2020

FATAL COLLISION - OCT 17, 2020

Posted: 10/17/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – On October 17, at 3:19 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a vehicle versus a bicyclist collision on Whitelock Parkway, east of Bruceville Road. Read More

EGPD Press Release - Grant Received From OTS

EGPD Press Release - Grant Received From OTS

Posted: 10/07/2020

Elk Grove, Calif. – The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Elk Grove Police Department. The $207,800 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in Elk Grove Police Department’s efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on Elk Grove roads.  Read More

EGPD Press Release Traffic Stop Video

EGPD Press Release Traffic Stop Video

Posted: 09/16/2020

On the evening of Sunday, September 13, the Elk Grove Police Department was made aware of a traffic stop involving one of our officers that was captured on video and was circulating on social media.  Read More

EGPD - DISTRACTED DRIVING

EGPD - DISTRACTED DRIVING

Posted: 09/09/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – During the month of September the Elk Grove Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking for drivers that are violating the state’s hands-free cell phone law. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -3

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -3

Posted: 08/24/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 28, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -2

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -2

Posted: 08/17/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 21, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020

Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020

Posted: 08/05/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 7, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint July 2020

Sobriety Checkpoint July 2020

Posted: 07/20/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, July 31, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.  Read More

Fatal Traffic Collision Investigation

Fatal Traffic Collision Investigation

Posted: 06/19/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – On June 19, 2020 at 3:05 a.m., an Elk Grove Police Department officer on routine patrol came upon a single-vehicle collision on Elk Grove Boulevard, just west of Wymark Drive. Read More

EGPD Prohibits Carotid Control Hold

EGPD Prohibits Carotid Control Hold

Posted: 06/08/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright issued an Administrative Directive to immediately prohibit the use of the carotid control hold. The Elk Grove Police Department’s Use of Force Policy is being updated to reflect this prohibition.  Read More

Bicycle Safety Month 2020

Bicycle Safety Month 2020

Posted: 05/11/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – May is Bicycle Safety Month and the Elk Grove Police Department is encouraging those out walking, driving or riding their bikes to look out for one another while practicing social distancing measures. Read More

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted: 05/07/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and Elk Grove Police Department encourages the community to think about the safety of riders on two wheels and look twice for motorcycles. Read More

Enforcement of Public Health Order

Enforcement of Public Health Order

Posted: 04/15/2020

Since the Public Health Order went into effect on March 20, 2020, Sacramento area law enforcement agencies have primarily taken an education-based approach to gain voluntary compliance when addressing violations of the Public Health Order. While education continues to be the primary focus of all agencies when it comes to violations of the Health Order, law enforcement agencies in Sacramento County will now also take enforcement action on violations of the Public Health Order that clearly put the health and safety of our communities in jeopardy. This includes the cities of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Galt, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County Parks Police, Fulton-El Camino Parks, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office. Each of the police chiefs and Sheriff have continued to collaborate on a measured and balanced approach to enforcement of the Health Order in Sacramento County. Read More

Two Arrested Following Investigation

Two Arrested Following Investigation

Posted: 04/10/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2020 at approximately 7:23 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 6700 block of Laguna Boulevard regarding a weapons disturbance. Upon arrival, officers detained two people, who were standing near a vehicle that was on its side in a shopping center parking lot. Officers learned two other people involved had fled the area. A search of the nearby neighborhood led to the discovery of one of the individuals that had fled.  Read More

What We Want You to Know

What We Want You to Know

Posted: 03/23/2020

Current Health Orders from the state and county health departments in effect have caused anxiety and concerns among some. Law enforcement agencies are tasked with enforcement of the Health Orders. The Elk Grove Police Department, along with the other Sacramento County law enforcement agencies, are confident the public will join with us in adhering to the Heath Orders, and we are encouraging our communities to voluntarily comply with the Health Department orders. Read More

EGPD Reducing Non-Essential Services

EGPD Reducing Non-Essential Services

Posted: 03/18/2020

To help reduce the unintended spread of the virus, we are reducing non-essential services. Effective tomorrow, March 19, 2020, we will be closing our front lobby and service center counter.  Read More

EGPD COVID-19 Update

EGPD COVID-19 Update

Posted: 03/17/2020

As we continue to deal with the issues related to the COVID-19, the Elk Grove Police Department leaders are meeting daily to discuss the impact on our day to day operations. We will continue to provide professional, timely, and essential services to our residents. Read More

EGPD Conclude Investigation into Use of Force

EGPD Conclude Investigation into Use of Force

Posted: 03/12/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department has concluded an administrative investigation into an incident that occurred in the 9100 block of E. Stockton Boulevard involving an Elk Grove Police officer and a man who was ultimately arrested for robbery, conspiracy, resisting arrest and violation of probation.  Read More

New Assistant Chief of Police

New Assistant Chief of Police

Posted: 02/24/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright announced today the selection of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Captain Bobby Davis as the next Assistant Chief of Police for the Elk Grove Police Department. Read More