Crime Mapping

Welcome to the Community Crime Map Application

The crime map section of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office web site allows the public to see crimes that have been reported in the county within a few days of their occurrence. Our crime mapping records are updated each business day to ensure the most current information is available to the community. Users can choose which crime types they would like to view for a period of up to 180 days. The map can be viewed in a variety of different formats: Street map, Satellite.

The crime mapping data reflects crimes as they have been reported to the Sheriff’s Office. The information on the map is based on preliminary information supplied to the Sheriff’s Office by the reporting parties and has not been confirmed. The preliminary crime classifications may change based on the direction of follow-up investigations. As such, the information provided on this site is used to give the community information about crimes in their neighborhoods and should not be used for in depth crime analysis.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office does not guarantee (expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information and the information should not be used for comparison purposes over time. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office will not be responsible for any errors or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of this information. All data visualizations on maps should be considered approximate and attempts to derive specific addresses are strictly prohibited.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference this web page. The user specifically acknowledges that the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Any use of the information for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.


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Community Crime Map Access Instructions

After clicking on the link provided, a map of Placer County will appear showing crime incidents for the past 7 days. What appears are actual crimes for which incident reports were written. It does not include calls for service where no incident report was written. If you click on one of the individual icons displayed on the map, it will reveal the type of crime, the general location, the date and time of occurrence, and the police report number.

Use the dropdown menus to:

  • Search Address
  • Select the date
  • Select the event you are interested in (for example, theft, burglary, or robbery)Capture

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Type the City or Area name in the Address field to display that specific area on the map. For example, Auburn, CA 95603 or the Zip Code to display the area known as Auburn.

Date RangeCapture2In the menus to the left of the screen, select Data Range to display options for selecting a time frame by interval (day, week, month), by selecting specific dates with a calendar widget, or to activate a slider that enables adjusting the date range with the slide of your mouse.

EventCapture3When you select an area on the map, the Events menu shows checkmarks of the types of crime currently displayed. If you only want to see specific crime types, select or deselect the types on the list to display only those types on the map.

Additional options:

Offenders: see a map of known sex offenders

Analytic Layers: see a density map of events.

Agency layers: show borders around chosen neighborhoods, beats, etc.

Unlisted Crimes

There may be certain crimes that are not listed on these pages because the release of the details of the crimes may compromise the on-going investigation. Of the crimes listed, only a limited amount of details are released on each crime and we do not release the exact address, names of victims, or any suspect information