law enforcement

Bank robbery: A far cry from Hollywood

We’ve all seen how it plays out in the movies: a silent alarm, triggered by a nervous teller, starts a flurry of police activity. Hostage negotiators begin to call the bank a ...

Shooting, burning crime in Roseville turns into double-homicide

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced late this morning that two men who were found shot in the head and lying on fire in Roseville have died - making the incident one o ...

Another View: Be thankful that law enforcement is there for us

Why do we as a society try to dehumanize law enforcement? I mean,  every time there is a shooting, or some tragic event happens, the first people we want to blame are cops. Th ...

Sheriff's deputies bridge gap with common ground

The animals deputies work with and love are also the quickest way for them to bridge the communication gap between law enforcement and the community. From the outside, the uniform ...

Reader Input: Police need armored gear

I’m a former SWAT member and retired sergeant so I can give straight information. In my view, our ill-advised president has been wrong on every major law enforcement issue ...

Support solicitation raises city concern

The wording of a widely circulated solicitation letter has Auburn’s leadership clarifying the perceived message of a police association mailer. City leaders are making their ...

New officer comes aboard with Auburn Police Department

The streets of Auburn have a new officer patrolling the beat, and he’s bringing new energy and enthusiasm to his role. Dylan Andert, the latest addition to the Auburn Police ...

Dinner fundraiser to honor memory of murder victim Justine Vanderschoot

Murder victim Justine Vanderschoot would have celebrated her 29th birthday March 30, but her life was cut short in September 2003 when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend Danny Beze ...

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 ...