The Sacramento Police Department has always strived to represent excellence. One way we do this is by staying one step ahead. We strive to anticipate trends so we can be proactive in all areas, and take action before we have to react to crises. We must always stay a step ahead by planning for future staffing needs, using technology wisely, and being prepared for lean budget times.
We must also always remember our most important way to stay a step ahead of crime, and that is through open communication with the community we serve. You, the community, are our best eyes and ears for what is happening in your neighborhoods, as well as helping us find ways to reduce crime. Working with you in an open and collaborative manner also holds us accountable which benefits the community most.
Help us stay a step ahead by keeping yourself informed, and letting us at the Sacramento Police Department know your concerns and ideas.
Samuel D. Somers Jr.
Chief of Police
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