Police Services

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Alarm Permits

Section 8.11 of the West Sacramento Municipal Code was enacted to reduce the occurrences of false alarms and to regulate the installation and operation of alarm systems with the city of West Sacramento.

Access the City's False Alarm Reduction Program Site

Parking Citations

Parking citation fees can be paid online or in person at City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, 1st Floor, West Sacramento, Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 8:00AM - 5:00PM. Please note that recently issued tickets may take up to 7 days to appear in the system.

Parking Citations can be contested online or by contacting the Parking/Traffic Safety Unit at (916) 671-4920 to schedule a hearing or by completing a Request for Parking Violation review Form which can be picked up at City Hall or the Police Department. Parking Enforcement FAQs can be reviewed here:

 Property Release

An appointment is required for release of property. Please call the Property/Evidence Unit at (916) 617-4950 to schedule an appointment. Bring the postcard (if one was received), along with a valid California Driver's License or ID card and the case reference number to the main window of the Police Department. The receptionist will contact the Property/Evidence Unit and you will be instructed on where to go to pick up your property. Property is released during the hours of 8:30AM - 11:30AM and 12:30PM - 3:30PM, Monday - Thursday, except holidays.

LiveScan Fingerprinting Services

By appointment only. Offered Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Thursdays from 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call (916) 617-4900 to schedule an appointment. Fees are determined by livescan purpose, please call to confirm. Bring a photo ID and appropriate forms.

Copies of Police Reports

Traffic or crime reports are available from the Police Department per the terms of the California Public Records Act and California Government Code Section 6254f during regular business hours. Can be requested by mail or at the front counter during regular business hours.

Vehicle Release

May be released during regular business hours after paying applicable fees:

The administrative fee for release of towed and stored vehicles is $25.00. Bring your driver's license and current vehicle registration.

30-Day Impounds
You must wait until the 30day period is over prior to requesting a release. After the 30 day period has passed, the registered owner can come to the Police Department to pay all associated fees and to obtain a release for the vehicle (releases are only given to the registered owner/s). If the registered owner does not have a valid California driver's license, he/she must bring along a person who possesses a valid California driver's license. The registered owner may request a hearing for possible release of the vehicle prior to the required 30 day impound. Contact the Traffic/Parking Safety Unit at (916) 617-4920 to request a hearing.

Court-Order and Registrant Bookings

Offered every Wednesday (except holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for misdemeanor warrant surrender, court-order and registrant bookings. You will be booked and released on a 'notice to appear' at the Yolo County Superior Court, 1000 Main Street, Woodland, CA. Bring a photo ID and applicable court or police department documents.

Ticket Sign-Off

Offered during regular business hours upon availability of a police officer. You could experience a long wait. There is no fee for this service.

Animal License Payment Drop-Off

Animal license renewal fees can be dropped off at the front counter during regular business hours for pickup by a representative from Yolo County Animal Services. Include your payment and associated documents in a sealed envelope.

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