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Sobriety Checkpoint June 2019

Sobriety Checkpoint June 2019

Posted: 06/10/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, June 14, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Read More

Community Exchange Zone

Community Exchange Zone

Posted: 06/04/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department is excited to announce the opening of its Community Exchange Zone. The Community Exchange Zone provides an environment with enhanced safety for people who buy, sell, or trade items in private party transactions with people they don’t know. Additionally, the area can be used as a safe and neutral site for child custody exchanges.  Read More

Click it or Ticket Enforcement

Click it or Ticket Enforcement

Posted: 05/30/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – From May 20 to June 2, Elk Grove Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking for drivers and passengers who are not buckled up, including drivers who do not secure children in child safety seats. The enforcement effort is part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign focused on increasing seat belt use. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint May 2019

Sobriety Checkpoint May 2019

Posted: 05/20/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – Memorial Day Weekend is a time many spend with family and friends for outdoor activities but is also what is considered the start of California’s 100 dangerous days of summer on roadways between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Read More

Bicycle Enforcement Operation Planned

Bicycle Enforcement Operation Planned

Posted: 05/16/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a bicycle safety enforcement operation at different area schools aimed at educating drivers and bicyclists on using roadways safely.  Read More

EGPD Conducts Motorcycle Safety Enforcement

EGPD Conducts Motorcycle Safety Enforcement

Posted: 05/14/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department will have extra officers out on patrol during the month of May looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes.  Read More

Three Arrested Following Home Invasion

Three Arrested Following Home Invasion

Posted: 04/09/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2019, at approximately 3:04 p.m., officers responded to the 7200 block of Campania Court regarding a burglary which had just occurred. The caller reported that three suspects had broken into his neighbor’s residence. The caller’s neighbor was home at the time but had ran out of the house.  Read More

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted: 04/04/2019

ELK GROVE, CA – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Elk Grove Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies statewide stopping drivers who violate California’s hands-free cell phone law. Read More

EGPD Investigates An Apparent Murder Suicide

EGPD Investigates An Apparent Murder Suicide

Posted: 12/16/2018

ELK GROVE, CA – On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at approximately 12:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to Elk Grove Boulevard, just east of Interstate 5 regarding a vehicle parked on the shoulder of the eastbound roadway. Callers indicated that one of the subjects, an adult female, was lying on the roadway next to the driver’s door of the parked vehicle. The second subject, an adult male, was slumped over in the front passenger’s seat of the vehicle.  Read More

EGPD Increases Patrols During Holiday Season

EGPD Increases Patrols During Holiday Season

Posted: 11/21/2018

ELK GROVE, CA. – Beginning November 22nd and continuing until December 24th, the Elk Grove Police Department will be increasing the number of officers on patrol in local shopping centers. The increased police presence will allow officers to focus on suspicious activity occurring in and around shopping centers, which historically have experienced a seasonal increase in criminal activity. Read More

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision

Posted: 11/19/2018

ELK GROVE, CA – On November 18, 2018 at 9:56 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a 911 call regarding a collision involving a motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle (SUV) on Waterman Road, just south of Sheldon Road.  Read More

EGPD Receives Traffic Grant

EGPD Receives Traffic Grant

Posted: 11/07/2018

Elk Grove, CA— Police Department has been awarded an $188,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement and public awareness program. The traffic safety program is intended to educate the public on safe roadway habits and deter people from violating traffic laws or practicing other unsafe behaviors that lead to injuries and fatalities. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint September 2018

Sobriety Checkpoint September 2018

Posted: 09/24/2018

Elk Grove, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, September 28, 2018 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.  Read More

Child Safety Passenger Week

Child Safety Passenger Week

Posted: 09/24/2018

Children are our future, and Elk Grove Police Department is supporting efforts by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to help parents and caregivers make sure their children ride as safely as possible every time they get in the car. Read More

California Pedestrian Safety Month

California Pedestrian Safety Month

Posted: 08/28/2018

September is Pedestrian Safety Month and Elk Grove Police Department will be joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), along with other law enforcement agencies, transportation agencies and pedestrian advocates to promote public awareness aimed at pedestrian safety. Read More

Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Posted: 07/12/2018

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for a bank robbery that took place at the Golden 1 Credit Union located at 9600 Bruceville Road.  Read More

Selling or Using Illegal Fireworks is a Crime

Selling or Using Illegal Fireworks is a Crime

Posted: 06/18/2018

The Taskforce will be patrolling neighborhoods to enforce zero tolerance against illegal fireworks. The goal of the Taskforce is to help keep our community safe from injury and help prevent fires sparked by illegal fireworks.  Read More

EGPD Receives Grant

EGPD Receives Grant

Posted: 06/13/2018

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department was awarded $159,000 in state grant funding from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors. The grants, $37.5 million in total, were distributed to 71 local entities throughout the state. They will fund operations, retailer training programs, the installation of signage, youth outreach, tobacco retail license inspections, training for sworn personnel, and other activities. Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint June 2018

Sobriety Checkpoint June 2018

Posted: 06/11/2018

Elk Grove, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, June 15, 2018 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.  Read More

"Happy Ticket' Program

"Happy Ticket' Program

Posted: 05/22/2018

ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department is proud to announce the launch of the “Happy Ticket Program”. The “Happy Ticket” program was designed to build positive interaction between the Elk Grove Police Department and the youth in the community.  Read More