News Archive


Preparing for Winter Storms
News ImageWe're set to get some rain along with gusty winds in the early part of the week. City departments along with partner agencies have been working together to prepare and will continue to monitor the situation throughout the storm. We offer the following tips to assist you in preparing for winter storms.

Police Activity Log, February 4-17, 2017
What's been happening in your neighborhood recently? Here's a digest of selected crime reports and police activity for February 4-17, 2017.

Police Activity Log, January 30-February 3, 2017
What happened in your area this week? Here's a digest of selected crime reports and police activity for January 30-February 3, 2017.

Police Activity Log, January 19-30, 2017
What's been happening in your neighborhood? Here's our digest of selected crime reports and police activity for January 19-30, 2017.

Police Activity Log, January 13-19, 2017
What's been happening in your neighborhood? Here's our police digest of selected crime reports and police activity for January 13-19, 2017.

Sharing our city with coyotes and other wildlife
News ImageRecently many residents have seen a coyote in Maidu Regional Park and other east Roseville locations. Coyotes and other wildlife have lived in Roseville for a very long time, and play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Read on for more information about coyotes and the other wildlife in our neighborhoods.

Chief Hahn introduces new Social Services Unit
News ImageAt Roseville City Council's November 2 meeting, Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn talked about the department's new Social Services Unit. It was designed to help our department partner with our community, Placer County's social services departments, local non-profits and other City of Roseville departments – all with the goal of continually improving the quality of life for our entire community. Please click the link below and take about 23 minutes to watch the presentation--Chief Hahn offers some great insights on new challenges facing our department, and how we're meeting them.

https://youtu.be/jx5lB1hGztQ

Roseville is one of the safest cities in the nation for women
News ImageExciting news--Roseville was ranked the 24th safest city for women in the nation!

Financial website valuepenguin.com rated 261 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. according to crime rates, health factors, public policy and representation of women, education and wealth--and Roseville came out toward the top.


Roseville recognized as one of the safest cities in the nation
News ImageExciting news--Roseville has been ranked as one of the 25 safest cities in the US! Niche.com ranked U.S. cities over 100,000 population for safety, based on FBI crime statistics. We're proud and grateful--it takes a whole community working together to make a safe and thriving city. Read on to find out where Roseville placed on the list.

How an intense workout could lead to a job with Roseville PD


Police Records Closed on Wednesday
News ImageEffective immediately, until further notice, the Police Department Records Unit will be closed on all Wednesdays. There will be no front-counter staff to assist individuals in person on Wednesdays. This is a temporary schedule adjustment due to changes and enhancements within Records. If you need assistance at the Police Department when the front counter is closed, use the courtesy phone in the lobby to reach Dispatch.



Driving an "experienced" car? Take extra precautions against car thieves.
News ImageIf your car is 15+ years old, you're at increased risk from car thieves. That's because the ignitions of older cars are looser and easier to start with shaved vehicle keys and other common car thief tricks. Here are some easy and inexpensive ways to protect your car.


Video: Roseville Police use workout group to recruit


IRS phone scam hitting Roseville
News ImagePhony "IRS agents" have been busy calling residents with bogus stories about delinquent taxes, imminent arrests & deportations, and other false claims. Here's some good advice from the IRS.

Wipers on – headlights on
News ImageThe winter months bring the rainy season to Northern California. During these seasonal storms, driving with both your headlights and your windshield wipers isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a city vehicle or your own; you need to observe this law.

Apply now for our next interactive Citizen's Police Academy
Want an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates? The Roseville Police Department is now accepting applications for the next Citizen's Police Awareness Academy, which starts March 20. Applications are due March 10th

Roseville Police Volunteers Offer Vacation House Checks
News ImageMaking vacation plans? Add a little peace of mind to your travel agenda. As staffing permits, Roseville Police Department volunteers will check your house periodically while you're gone.

Police Activity Log, October 22-27, 2016
What's been happening in your area this week? For one thing, we're seeing a lot of vehicle theft activity, especially thefts of "Honda Hunter Specials" (older sedans that are easy for thieves to steal). If you own an old Honda, Toyota, Acura or Saturn, and you don't have access to a garage, please consider getting a Club or other steering wheel lock, and use it consistently. They're not expensive, they're easy to use, and are a great investment to protect your ride.

Police Activity Log, October 12-21, 2016
What's been happening in your area lately? Read on for a digest of selected crime reports and police activity. To view older digests, visit our website at www.roseville.ca.us/police, and scroll down to the archive area.

Police Activity Log, October 6-12, 2016
What's been happening in your area? Here's a digest of selected crimes and police activity for October 6-12, 2016.

Police Activity Log, September 30-October 6, 2016
What happened in your neighborhood this week? Here's a digest of selected recent crime reports and police activities.

Police Activity Log, September 17-29, 2016
What's been happening in your area recently? Here's a digest of selected crime reports and police for the period of September 17 through September 29, 2016.

Neighborhood crime & police activity log
Here's a digest of selected crimes & police activities reported during the week of January 7-15, 2016.

Have you protected your catalytic converter yet?
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We're seeing a surge in thefts of catalytic converters again, so if you drive one of the frequently targeted high-profile trucks or SUVs, please call one of our partnering auto service businesses and schedule your service today.

If you drive a pickup or SUV that's high off the ground and has an accessible catalytic converter, you're at risk for catalytic converter theft. Thieves crawl under vehicles, cut off the converters and sell them to unscrupulous scrap yards, where they're highly prized for the small amounts of precious metals they contain. You can take some steps to make your catalytic converter less attractive to thieves.



Vehicle Break-ins
News ImageOne of the Most Common Crimes
Vehicle break-ins are amongst the most common type of crime in Roseville. It is especially prevalent during the holiday season. Fortunately you can take steps to protect your property and make your car less attractive to thieves.

Police Activity Log, January 5-12, 2017
What's been happening in your neighborhood? Here's a digest of selected crime reports and police activity for January 5-12, 2017.

Police Activity Log, December 21, 2016 through January 5, 2017
What's been happening in your area since the holidays? Here's our police digest for the period of December 21-January 5.

Police Digest, December 17-20, 2016
What happened in your area recently? Here's the police digest, a selection of crime reports and police activity for December 17-20, 2016.

Police Digest, December 9-16, 2016
What happened in your area this week? Here's our digest of selected crime reports and police activity for the week of December 9-16, 2016.

Police Digest, November 29-December 7, 2016
What's been going on in your area? Here's our digest of selected crime reports and police activity for the period from November 29 to December 7, 2016.