Placer County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s identify body found in Loomis

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman whose body was found in a Loomis park Wednesday morning. A 16-year-old boy in the Loomis Basin Community Park foun ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

County may impose contract on Sheriff’s association

Placer supervisors could impose a temporary end to long-standing negotiations between the county and the Deputy Sheriff’s Association. The contract between the county and assoc ...

Placer elected official arrested on domestic violence charge

A Placer County elected official was arrested on a domestic violence charge Wednesday night. Lowell Martin Jarvis, a Placer County Water Agency board member, was booked into Plac ...

Sierra College welcomes new police chief

Sierra College officials swore in a new chief this week. At a Jan. 13 Sierra College Board of Trustees meeting, Officer Greg Murphy took the oath of office as Chief of Police for ...

Road safety top priority for law New Year’s Eve

What do 74 arrests, 12 collisions, 13 injuries and one fatality have in common? They are the preliminary figures for driving under the influence related traffic crimes tallied fo ...

Sheriff’s office closing two service centers

Due to budget cutbacks, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department is closing down service centers in Granite Bay and Lake Tahoe. The Granite Bay Service Center will be closing Jan ...

Battle of Badges rings in final tally of almost $8K

A rogue kettle was found over the weekend while Salvation Army staff tallied the results of the third annual Battle of the Badges. The event pits the California Highway Patrol, Pla ...

Project Blue Light honors fallen law enforcement

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging residents and businesses throughout Placer County to display blue lights during the month of December in honor of Project Bl ...