Undersheriff Devon Bell

Placer Sheriff’s Department first-class

On July 13 I had the honor of attending the Placer County Sheriff’s Department swearing-in ceremony. I was overwhelmed with the feelings that these officers and staff shared wit ...

Editor's View: Justine’s Fund shows strength of her family and our community

Justine Vanderschoot, a smart, pretty, vibrant 17-year-old, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate in September 2003. The cowardly, hideous killing, committed by ...

Can credit card thieves charge their bail at jail?

Adding maps and a GPS to the notebook while wondering why other media outlets don’t take the Journal’s lead and call the recent urban interface conflagration the 49 Fire, inste ...

Sheriff’s volunteers honored for donating more than 7,000 hours

More than 70 Placer County Sheriff’s volunteers were honored for donating 7,865 hours of workto the department last year. The volunteers were honored at a luncheon Tuesday and ...