The Stockton Police Mobile Phone App has many functions...from videos with shopping safety tips to reporting graffiti on buildings.
Police are hoping the app will keep people more informed and help them get more involved reporting crimes.
Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva says many people want to know about crime where they live.
"Big component is crime mapping, they are going to be able to zero in on their neighborhoods to see exactly what kind of crime trends are occurring, they are also going to be able to see up to date news."
- Joe Silva, Stockton Police Officer
Silva says people will be able to send in photos, receive alerts, and follow police on Facebook.
The free app is available through the itunes store and Google Play for Android.
Sports equipment used by 5,000 blind and physically disabled Sacramentans every year was stolen this weekend from a Sacramento City park.
Two Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with an assault rifle on Sunday morning after he pointed a handgun at them.
(AP) -- Authorities said that a woman was shot and killed by police officers after she rammed a stolen car into two police cars and led police on a chase.
UPDATE: The Sacramento Sheriff's Department said three law enforcement officers -- two deputies and one detective -- were injured Tuesday while pursuing two suspects.
Today, a Yolo County jury found Viktor Zhdamirov, 51, of West Sacramento guilty of stealing bee hives from commercial beekeeping company, Tauzer Apiaries.