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Paws on Patrol

Paws on Patrol

Posted: 02/02/2017

Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD) is harnessing the power of local pet owners through a new community watch program called Paws on Patrol. EGPD Officers want to connect with the hundreds, if not thousands, of dog walkers in Elk Grove to help sniff out suspicious activity.  Read More

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Before the Impact - February 2017

Posted: 01/26/2017

Deadly car crashes are the number one killer until the age of 34, with teens being at the most risk. That’s why the California Office of Traffic Safety and the Elk Grove Police Department have teamed up to educate parents and teens about important driver safety messages. Read More

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Farmers & Merchants Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Posted: 01/18/2017

The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating the person responsible for a bank robbery that took place at the Farmers & Merchants Bank (8799 Elk Grove Boulevard).  Read More

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Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested After Officer Involved Shooting

Posted: 01/08/2017

On January 7, 2017, at approximately 8:36 p.m., officers were dispatched to Jamba Juice (9160 W. Stockton Blvd. #160) regarding an armed robbery that had just taken place. The reporting person indicated that two armed men had entered the business and confronted the employees as they were preparing to close. The suspects then demanded that the employees open the register. Fearing for his safety, one of the employees complied with the demands and opened the register. Both of the suspects then reached into the register and removed an unknown amount of U.S. currency from before walking out of the business. Read More

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Suspect Wanted for Lewd Acts Upon Children

Posted: 12/19/2016

The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating 38-year-old Ronald Edward Northrup II (photo below), who has a no bail felony warrant related to seven counts of Penal Code 288(a) – Lewd Acts upon a Child.  Read More

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EGPD Partners with Nextdoor

Posted: 03/30/2015

The Elk Grove Police Department announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (, the free and private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities with the help of residents.  Read More

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Vehicle & Trailer Theft Prevention

Posted: 01/01/2015

Vehicle & Trailer Theft Prevention Read More

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IRS Phone Scam Warning

Posted: 12/07/2014

In this scam, the thief poses as the IRS and makes an unsolicited call to their target. Read More

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School Traffic Safety Commitee

Posted: 12/04/2014

The School Traffic Safety Committee was formed to address the unique school-related traffic safety issues that occur at and near the various Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) facilities within the City of Elk Grove (COEG). Read More