Safe Streets

DSP partners with the District Attorney’s office, Sacramento Police Department and Regional Transit to fund a dedicated downtown community prosecutor. This position addresses nuisance activity such as panhandling, public inebriation, and graffiti and prosecutes offenders within the downtown core. This partnership helps deter repeat offenders, reduce calls for service on nuisance activity, and connect individuals with social services. Downtown’s Community Prosecutor manages an average of 50 cases and 100 stay away orders each month.