Elk Grove Police Department

  • Agency: Elk Grove Police Department
  • Address: 8400 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, 95758 CA
  • Chief: Robert Simmons (Chief of Police)
Phone: 916-478-8000
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Elk Grove Police Department is located at 8400 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, 95758 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Robert Simmons. The Elk Grove Police Department phone number is 916-478-8000.

Elk Grove Police Department News

Officers and Traffic Detectives are on scene of a single vehicle collision eastbound Laguna Boulevard between Haussman Drive and Babson Drive. Laguna Boulevard between Hausmann and Babson will be closed for an unknown amount of time. A Good Samaritan who heard the crash got all 3 occupants of the vehicle out while the vehicle was on fire. One of the occupants suffered life-threatening injuries. All 3 occupants were transported to a local hospital. Thanks to the courage and efforts of our community member, lives were saved this morning.

Excited to introduce K9 Rocky to our community. He is the newest addition to our K9 unit.

The look on our faces when someone says there are donuts in the break room. Happy Friday everyone! Elk Grove Police K9 Association

“Call if you can – Text if you can’t” Our communications center is equipped to receive and respond to mobile phone Text-to-9-1-1 messages from our citizens. Individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1, will have another option to call for help in an emergency, Text-to-9-1-1. The benefits to our citizens are significant, especially in cases when the caller cannot communicate verbally. Examples include not only the hard of hearing, but also when a crime is in progress, the caller is facing domestic abuse, the caller is injured and cannot speak, or other scenarios.

We had a great time talking about our pink patch the last couple of days. Yesterday, we were honored to be a part of the #PinkPatchProject at the State Capitol to raise awareness and support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Agencies from across California were representing. This morning, Goodday Sacramento Lori Wallace arrived early to talk with Lieutenant French and Cindy Love, Executive Director of Albie Aware, Inc. about our pink patches. To order your EGPD Pink Patch follow the link https://bit.ly/2zt04Ts

Have you seen our patrol vehicles driving around town with a purple ribbon placard on the rear window and wondered what that was for? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Here at EGPD, our Family Services Unit, which is made of up of detectives and a permanently assigned WEAVE, Inc. and CPS advocate, is heading up this month’s awareness campaign. Along with the purple ribbon placards on the patrol vehicles, signs have been placed on all E-Tran busses, a billboard in Old Town, and domestic violence messaging will appear on the large electronic billboard at the Automall. They will also be participating in the Annual Domestic Violence Prevention Collaboration Conference on November 7th in Folsom. This event is open to the public and for more info follow the link https://bit.ly/2Aeq2Jr No one deserves to be abused. We at EGPD and WEAVE, Inc. stand WITH you. You are NOT alone.

Do you have a child/ adult with a developmental disability or other special needs and live in Elk Grove? Complete our Developmental Disabilities and Special Needs Emergency Alert Packet (https://bit.ly/2OYEZar). You keep the first four pages in case of an emergency and send us the last four pages. The information you send back will be provided to officers responding to your residence during a call for service such as a missing child or a crisis. With the submission of the packet we will put an alert on your residence letting officers know of the special circumstance and that the information packet is available for them to review.

Some members of our Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) attended the annual Law Enforcement Volunteers of California Conference last week. They had a great time and got to learn some new and exciting information to make our outstanding VIPS program even better. Our VIPS are selfless and donate thousands of hours each year to our department and community.

EGPD officers and Sacramento County deputies were wrapping up their night after working the football game at Monterey Trails High School around 9:50 p.m. when they heard a couple of shots being fired off campus in the surrounding neighborhood. Officers and Deputies that were assigned to the football game and EGPD patrol officers checked the area and found shell casings lying on the ground at the intersection of Auberry Drive and Holman Drive. As customary, local hospitals were notified. A short time later, a local hospital notified us a subject had arrived and was being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim had been transported to the hospital by a friend. The investigation is active and ongoing. There are no additional details at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call (916) 714-5115 or call Crime Stoppers (916) 443-HELP to remain anonymous.

The Elk Grove Police Department is partnering with the End of Watch Fund and the Pink Patch Project to raise funds for Albie Aware, Inc.. EGPD Pink Patches are being sold for $10 each. Patches may be purchased in-person at the front counter of the Elk Grove Police Department – 8400 Laguna Palms Way in Elk Grove and online https://bit.ly/2zt04Ts

Case Update: On Monday, the victim, an adult male, was walking in the area of Elk Grove Boulevard and School Street close to 9pm when he was assaulted by two unknown male juveniles. During the assault, the suspects took the victim’s bicycle lock and then fled on foot. Investigators followed up and with assistance from witnesses and city owned traffic surveillance cameras Investigators were able to identify the suspects. Today the suspects, 16 and 14 years old, were arrested for Penal Code 211 (Robbery) and Penal Code 245 (A)(4) (Assault with a deadly weapon; likely to cause great bodily injury) and then transported to juvenile hall.

Last week, an awards ceremony took place recognizing outstanding service to victims of domestic violence. Jessica Garcia, a WEAVE advocate assigned to our Investigations Division and Alicia Neronde, an Animal Service Officer, were presented awards on behalf of the Domestic Violence Prevention Collaboration (DVPC). Alicia (pictured on the left) was presented the award for her effort above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that a victim of domestic violence was able to know her dog would be safe and be reunited with her when she needed to escape her home and her abuser. Jessica (pictured on the right) was presented the award due to her daily dedication and commitment to her role and the victims she serves. Well done, we are proud of you and work you do for the community.

Can you tell the difference....real or replica? Earlier today officers responded to Sheldon Road and W. Stockton Blvd. regarding a call for service of a subject holding what appeared to be a firearm and walking in the area. Officers arrived in the area and found a subject matching the description walking. The officers observed what appeared to be a firearm in the subject’s waistband. Officers ordered the subject to drop the firearm and he complied. Officers were able to detain the subject without incident. The firearm was later determined to be a replica CO2 pellet gun. And as you can see in the picture, the pellet gun resembles a real firearm. Thankfully this encounter ended with no one getting hurt.

On October 4, 2018, at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 8800 block of Starfall Way regarding a robbery that had just occurred at knifepoint. The victim, a 37-year-old male, had just returned home from a casino located in downtown Sacramento. The suspect, a 58-year-old Sacramento resident, followed the victim home from the casino and then used a knife to forcefully take a large sum of cash from the victim. The victim sustained several cuts to his right arm and refused offers for medical attention, later seeking medical treatment on his own. Multiple sources of video led to the identification of the suspect as Richard Bullock, who was on parole out of the state of Tennessee but had relocated to Sacramento over a year ago. With the assistance of the Capitol District South Sacramento Parole Office, Elk Grove Police Investigators were able to locate and arrest Richard Bullock. Bullock was arrested for Penal Code 211 (Robbery), 212.5 (Home Invasion), 245(a)(1) (Assault with a Deadly Weapon), and 3056 (Parole Violation) Bullock was transported to the main jail.

This week we have welcomed some new faces here at EGPD. Joining us is Captain Rodney Rego (pictured with Chief Noblett), Officer Kristie Saucedo, Officer Bryan Gates, and Dispatcher Haley Ricketts (pictured with Captain Albright). Captain Rego comes to us from the Stockton Police Department where he served the community of Stockton for 25 years. Officer Saucedo joins us from the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Department. She has worked in the courts, the academy and most recently on patrol. Officer Gates joins the department as a new officer. Officer Gates worked previously as a tax collector for the Board of Equalization. Dispatcher Ricketts starts her career as a dispatcher here with us. Prior to joining EGPD, Ricketts worked at a preschool. We are happy and excited to welcome all four to our department and community.

Thanks to a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, our Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit conducted an operation in September targeting both those who furnish alcohol to minors as well as clerks and businesses who sell alcohol to minors. POP officers conducted a Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap operation. Between the two operations, 13 licensed locations were visited and 2 citations were issued. Minor Decoy operations are where minors, under the direct supervision of our POP officers, attempt to purchase alcohol from local licensed businesses. Shoulder Tap operations target adults who purchase alcohol for people less than 21 years of age. Under the program, a minor under the direct supervision of our POP officers stand outside a liquor or convenience store and ask patrons to buy them alcohol. The minor indicates in some way he or she is underage and cannot purchase the alcohol. If the adults agree to purchase alcohol for the minor, officers then arrest and cite them for furnishing alcohol to the minor. The penalty for furnishing alcohol to a minor is a minimum $1000 fine and 24 hours of community service. Those who sold to the minor face a minimum fine of $250, and/or 24 to 32 hours of community service for a first violation. In addition, ABC will take administrative action against the alcoholic beverage license of the business where alcohol was sold to a minor. That may include a fine, a suspension of the license, or the permanent revocation of the license. These operations are intended to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors.

Special needs individuals and families, join us tonight for our Open House from 5-8pm. We will have our new Developmental Disability and Special Needs Emergency Packets to hand out. We are looking forward to hanging out with our special needs community and their families!

Arrests made in Swann Way Robbery On September 28, 2018, at 3:56 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 10100 block of Swann Way regarding a robbery and assault that had taken place. During the robbery, the 12-year-old victim was violently attacked and his property forcefully taken from him. The crime was captured on a private surveillance video system. The video was shared through social media, and proved very useful in documenting the details of this deliberate and vicious attack. Elk Grove Police Department officers and detectives have been investigating the crime throughout the weekend. With the assistance of the community, witnesses and the work of our officers and detectives, we were able to identify all four juvenile suspects and took them into custody this afternoon. All four suspects, ages 16-17 years old, were arrested for Penal Code 211 (Robbery) and Penal Code 182 (Conspiracy). One of the suspects was also charged with Penal Code 245 (A)(4) (Assault with a deadly weapon; means likely to produce great bodily injury). All four suspects were transported to Sacramento County Juvenile Hall.

Some of our Elk Grove area students who attend St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School in Elk Grove have set up a lemonade and cookie stand here at the PD. These young scholars reached out to the Elk Grove Police Department and offered to provide lemonade and cookies to officers and personnel on shift as a way of saying thank you for the service we provide. We want to thank these young students not just for the lemonade and cookies but for taking the time to put smiles on our faces.

We wanted to say thank you to the group of community members who lined Laguna Springs Drive and our police department with blue ribbons to show their support for us and to honor Deputy Mark Stasyuk. We are humbled once again by our community’s support and we are grateful. Please keep Deputy Robertson in your thoughts. #honorblue4mark

It is Forensic Science Week! What a great opportunity to highlight our very own CSI unit. No, Horatio Caine does not work in the unit but our CSI unit is one of the best around! They assist with numerous investigations throughout the year with the collection of evidence, photographing and processing the scenes. They are a vital part of Investigations Division and our department. In 2017, our CSI team processed over 290 crime scenes.

We are excited to kick off our fall session of Fly Fit with Fly Brave Foundation, AMPT, Warriorz Cross Fit, and Freedom Fitness Tribe. There is still time to register, go to flybrave.org. This morning, Cambi Brown and Goodday Sacramento came by to talk about the program. Our athletes were thrilled to be on TV. Thanks Cambi and Good Day Sacramento for featuring our program. https://bit.ly/2pn4MdZ

We welcomed two new employees to the Elk Grove Police Department yesterday. Officer Dickinsin Moua (seen pictured with Captain Solomon) served our country for six years in the Army and prior to coming to EGPD, Dickinsin worked for Sacramento County Probation. Crime Analyst Elizabeth Jacobson (seen pictured with Captain Soloman and Captain Albright) comes to us from the Woodland Police Department where she worked as an analyst. Prior to becoming an analyst, Elizabeth worked for various technology companies in Silicon Valley and worked as a juvenile probation officer in Santa Cruz County. We are excited to welcome Dickinsin and Elizabeth!

Very sad day today. EGPD stands with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department in mourning the loss of Deputy Mark Stasyuk and praying for a speedy recovery for Deputy Robertson. #hero #EOW