SVP – Shazier


August 26, 2019, starts at 9:00 a.m.
Santa Clara Superior Court, Hall of Justice – Department 32
191 N. First Street, San Jose CA 95113

• A hearing is scheduled for public comment on the release of Sexually Violent Predator, Dariel Morrise Shazier, into Sacramento County.  A Santa Clara judge will consider placing Shazier in Del Paso Heights, Sacramento CA 95838.

• Dariel Morrise Shazier has NO TIES to Sacramento.

• Dariel Morrise Shazier was convicted in Santa Clara County in 1989 and 1994 in multiple cases of:
– Sodomy of a Person Under 14 by Force
– Annoy/Molest a Child
– Sexual Battery
– Sodomy of a Drugged Victim (Under 18)
– Oral Copulation of a Drugged Victim (Under 18)

• After serving his 17-year sentence, a jury determined him to be a Sexually Violent Predator under the Welfare and Institutions Code §6604.

• If approved, Shazier would live in the City of Sacramento at an address in Del Paso Heights. He would be monitored for one year, and then eligible for full release from supervision to live unmonitored in the community.


Members of the community can do the following to express their thoughts and concerns regarding the placement of this Sexually Violent Predator.
(click here for ideas to help with your comments to the judge)

1) Tell the Santa Clara Judge Why You Object, Either in Person or By Phone. If you would like to address the court by either method, you must notify our office by email at to schedule a time.

Attend the Placement Hearing in Santa Clara:
When: August 26, 2019, starts at 9:00 am
Where: Santa Clara County Superior Court, Courtroom 32, 191 N. First Street, San Jose CA 95113

Telephone Conference:
When: August 26, 2019
Where: Greater Sacramento Urban League, 3725 Marysville Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95838

2) Write a Letter to the Santa Clara Judge (view sample letter): 

Send via email to:

Send by mail to: Sacramento County District Attorney, ATTN: SVP – Shazier, 901 G Street, Sacramento CA 95814

3) Be Active in the Community:

Spread the Word: Inform your friends, neighbors and social groups of this important hearing. Ask them to participate so that they too may voice their objections.

Share the Flyer: Download and share this flyer to inform your community – DOWNLOAD HERE.

4) Sign the Petition:

Sign the Petition: Stop a Sexually Violent Youth Predator, Daniel Shazier from taking Residence in the Del Paso Heights Neighborhood.

5) Learn More:  

District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s Opposition Letter

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn’s Opposition Letter

Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones’ Opposition Letter

Case Law: People v. Shazier

Megan’s Law