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Fatal, Single Vehicle, Collision on Whitelock Pkwy

Fatal, Single Vehicle, Collision on Whitelock Pkwy

Posted: 02/22/2021

ELK GROVE, CA – On February 22, at approximately 4:45 a.m.., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Whitelock Parkway, east of Franklin High Road.  Read More

EGPD Press Release - Fatal Vehicle Collision

EGPD Press Release - Fatal Vehicle Collision

Posted: 01/22/2021

ELK GROVE, CA – On January 22, 2021 at 2:14 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision involving a motorcyclist near the intersection of Calvine Road and Sheldon North Drive.  Read More

Be Safe, Drive Safe This New Years

Be Safe, Drive Safe This New Years

Posted: 12/30/2020

Elk Grove, Calif. – This holiday season, the Elk Grove Police Department wants to remind the public about the importance of being safe and sober when you are driving. Read More

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Two Children Missing From Elk Grove Residence

Posted: 12/19/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating two children, 5-year-old Lexavier Lacey and 7-year-old Lemarcus Lacey (pictured below), who were last seen in their residence in the City of Elk Grove at approximately 11:30 p.m. on December 18, 2020.  Read More

Arrest Made in Hate-Related Vandalism

Arrest Made in Hate-Related Vandalism

Posted: 12/17/2020

ELK GROVE, CA – At 10:30 am on December 17, 2020, the Elk Grove Police Department received a report of vandalism that took place at the Umai Bar and Grill in the 8900 block of Grant Line Road earlier in the morning around 5:00 am. Officers arrived to find the front of the business vandalized and hate-related graffiti spray painted on the doors.  Read More

Press Release - Illegal Fireworks Confiscated

Press Release - Illegal Fireworks Confiscated

Posted: 12/16/2020

ELK GROVE, CA - On December 16, 2020, detectives from the Elk Grove Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant related to an ongoing investigation at the home of Elk Grove resident, Chad Misiewicz. The ongoing investigation is related to the loud explosions reported by several residents in Elk Grove area over the past several weeks.  Read More

Click It or Ticket Enforcement 2020

Click It or Ticket Enforcement 2020

Posted: 11/17/2020

Elk Grove, Calif. – Throughout the month of November, the Elk Grove Police Department will be promoting the importance of wearing a seat belt in the car and keeping children safe by making sure they are properly restrained. The enforcement effort is part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign focused on increasing seat belt use.  Read More

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