Sacramento police

COVID and crime

Editor’s note: Violence is up during the pandemic and police reform protests America’s cities have been hammered by twin crises—first the COVID-19 pandemic and then…

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Real reform

Essay: Sacramento must lead on police changes. The community commission’s recommendations are a good start. By Mario Guerrero For the past several weeks, our city…


The wrong questions

Essay: For real public safety, we need to invest in preventing violence By Flojaune G. Cofer Our city’s current approach to public safety lacks imagination….


Deescalation and disparities

Attorney General Xavier Becerra issues more guidelines for Sacramento police Attorney General Xavier Becerra called Wednesday for the Sacramento Police Department to require its officers…



The loudest voice

Editor’s note: Sacramento council members are told the police can’t be fixed, so must be defunded If Sacramento City Council members listen only to the…




The other victims

Editor’s note: “Defund the Police” has momentum. But what if cutting the Sacramento police budget means more crimes go unsolved? When the Sacramento City Council…