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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Police And Fire

Sacramento State Police Department released a timely warning notice today after the arsons committed Sunday, Feb. 11, around 9:45 pm. Sac State PD apprehended the suspects Wednesday, Feb. 14.(Graphic created in Canva by Analah Wallace)

Two suspects spotted in arson incidents on campus

Alexander Musa, Staffer February 12, 2024
Sacramento State Police Department has released photos of two suspects involved with late Sunday night arson incidents, near the Hornet Bookstore and University Union.
A white SUV with a shattered windshield on State University Drive near Sequoia Hall after colliding with a cyclist Saturday morning, May 27, 2023. A Sacramento State police officer said the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

Vehicular collision at Sac State leaves cyclist dead on scene

Cristian Gonzalez May 27, 2023
A cyclist and vehicle collided on State University Drive behind Sequoia Hall.
Parking Structure 3 located across from the Sacramento State Police Department at Sac State Tuesday, May 8, 2018. An occurrence of sexual battery at the structure was reported to campus police May 12, 2023. (Graphic made in Canva by Chris Woodard)

BREAKING: Sexual battery reported to campus police

Johnathan Rutz May 25, 2023
This incident adds to multiple similar reports during the spring 2023 semester.
The police announced on Saturday, March 25, 2023 they are looking for a suspect in an attempted burglary. A suspect was caught on surveillance cameras pulling on a door in Amador Hall. (Photo from campus-wide email) (Graphic made in Canva): Alyssa Branum

BREAKING: Reported burglary at Sac State’s Amador Hall

Isaac Streeter and Tony Rodriguez March 25, 2023
A man approximately 5 feet 10 inches, was seen on camera attempting to enter Amador Hall 350 around midnight Saturday.
Alexis Jimenez, an anthropology student, addressing the panel of administrators regarding the recent sexual assaults on and near campus in the Redwood Room of the University Union on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. The State Hornet calls on the administration and the Sac State Police Department to increase transparency with the campus community and provide concrete plans for the solutions proposed. Graphic created in Canva by Mercy Sosa. Photo by Alyssa Branum.

EDITORIAL: How are you keeping your campus community safe, Sac State? Your students would like to know

The State Hornet Editorial Board December 14, 2022
With various sexual assaults impacting students this fall, The State Hornet editorial board urges Sacramento State to increase transparency between administration and students.

Students For Quality Education suggest defunding campus police.

Cristian Gonzalez, Multimedia Reporter November 18, 2022
The Sac State community continues discussion of over-policing on campus.
The man arrested in the chase drove through the on-campus apartment complex dodging buildings and pedestrians on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Sacramento sheriffs followed the suspect into the Hornet Commons parking lot before making an arrest.

Man arrested after leading police in high-speed chase through student living

Tony Rodriguez March 9, 2022

A high-speed chase ended at the Hornet Commons apartments across Sacramento State, leading to an arrest after a car drove through the complex and nearly collided with several residents, according to police. The...

Sac State Police Chief Chet Madison Jr. responds to anti-racism, police brutality

James Fife and Alex Muegge September 21, 2021
New Sac State Police Chief Chet Madison Jr. sat down with The State Hornet to discuss student concerns and issues surrounding campus police. Watch the full video here:
FEATURE: Sacramento Police Chief and activist agree on step to reduce gun violence - education

FEATURE: Sacramento Police Chief and activist agree on step to reduce gun violence – education

Sara Nevis and Ian Ratliff December 19, 2020

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn and Jamilia Land to some may be unlikely friends, but that has not stopped Land from receiving criticism from the public for being friends with a police officer due...

One of the suspects in a string of credit card thefts that occurred at The WELL last week. The suspect pictured and one other suspect were later caught on camera at the Arden Fair mall after making purchases with the stolen credit cards, according to the Sac State Police Department. Photo courtesy of Sacramento State Police Department

‘Unusually high’ number of credit card thefts reported at The WELL, police say

Dom Vitiello October 24, 2019

The WELL at Sacramento State experienced an “unusually high” number of break-ins at the male locker rooms on Oct.15, 16 and 17. On multiple occasions  lockers were accessed via clean break-ins...

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