Placer County Sheriff's Office

Agencies practice water rescues

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and Cal Fire rescue crews worked together to remove a colleague during a swift water rescue training at the confluence of the American River ...

New law will make look-a-like guns easier to spot

A California law that requires look-a-like gun manufacturers to clearly mark their product to be clear the guns are not real weapons has at least one other state looking to do the ...

Ex-Placer County deputy pleads no contest to sex-with-a-minor charge

UPDATED: ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Wednesday to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a mi ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Suspect flees after crashing stolen motorcycle

A downed motorcycle on a residential street in Auburn resulted in a police search for a burglary suspect Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the 900 block of Mikkelsen Drive a ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid sheriff and trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid Placer County sheriff, trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...