law enforcement

Reader Input: Consider needs of our citizens

I would like to make comment on Donna Tuttle-Schwab’s letter, “Are vagrancy laws in effect?” (Reader Input, Nov. 20). How fortunate Ms. Tuttle-Schwab is to have s ...

Local heroes to be honored at annual dinner

The Auburn Elks are at it again – honoring the men and women who risk their lives in the name of public safety, that is. The Auburn Elks 30th Annual Public Safety Award ...

Reader Input: All efforts admirable

What I witnessed yesterday in Auburn will be etched in my memory for the rest of my life, and will make me forever grateful and full of admiration for law enforcement. I was play ...

Another View: Placer County law enforcement opposes Prop. 47

Proposition 47, the so-called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences t ...

Reader Input: Gun look-alikes require rules

C. Richard Dann would have our law enforcement officers respond to threats only if the officer was fired upon or witnessed gunfire (“Only shoot if a valid threat,” Read ...

Reader Input: Cops support gun control

This letter is in response to one that appeared in the Auburn Journal on Jan. 13. In that letter, Rocky Warren states that “Gun control isn’t really about guns,” ...

Local, state parolee-at-large search targets Auburn home

AUBURN CA - State and local law-enforcement swarmed a house Tuesday evening in a quiet neighborhood near Downtown Auburn in a hunt for a parolee-at-large. While about 20 curious n ...

Body found in car near UP tracks spurs Auburn Police investigation

A body found in a car Thursday near Downtown Auburn has spurred a police investigation.Late in the day, Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn said that a joint effort by his office and ...

Noon Hour Update: Common Core education standards; Sierra’s Emergency Fund; Labor Day law enforcement and ARD race

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Suicide jump off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A man was killed in an apparent suicide jump Wednesday off the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn.   The man parked his car near the bridge, walked out near the middle of the sp ...