Crime prevention is a primary duty for the Auburn Police Department, and for the Auburn community. Some of the Police Department's crime prevention programs are:

School Resource Officer

Officer Joe Almeida is assigned full time to the Auburn schools with a concentration at the Placer High School, providing hands-on guidance and expertise to the special needs of PHS students.

Crime Tips

Our law enforcement agency needs your help. If you have a tip that will help to solve a crime, please send it to us, anonymously if you wish, by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-923-8191 or visit their site here.

Crime Reports

Crime data from the Auburn Police Department’s computer system is automatically published to an online, interactive map. Citizens can also sign up to receive customized daily, weekly, or monthly updates on any number of crime types. This is a free service offered by the department.


ALPR is the Automated License Plate Reader system. This system allows for law enforcement to proactively locate stolen vehicles, gather investigative information to solve serious or violent crimes and to locate missing or wanted persons. See the policy for the ALPR here.