law enforcement

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 ...

Shooter in the wrong

In response to a recent article on Trayvon Martin, I am writing this letter. Of course people immediately throw some negative characteristics on Martin, like gang violence and drug ...

Citizens’ academies are eye-openers

This is for all citizens of Auburn and Placer County. The Citizens’ Awareness Academy for Auburn Police Department and Placer County Sheriff’s office are coming soon (Journal, ...

Another View: Despite challenges, correctional realignment in Placer County a model of collaboration

Much has been made about the State of California’s efforts to shift the cost and burden of correctional supervision for alleged “low-risk,” or non-violent offenders onto coun ...

Crime dropping, why not staff?

Among the many headlines this week was that for the fourth year in a row crime in California is now down almost 20 percent since 2007. That’s a big drop! So why do municipalities ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at ...

County to help with pool?

Colfax will get help from the county in its efforts to rebuild the city pool, according to City Manager Bruce Kranz, “County park administrator John Ramirez committed his suppor ...