Posted on: June 9, 2021
The City of Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) has published records related to internal investigations of two specific use-of-force incidents that occurred in May and June of 2020.
Both investigations were among the subjects discussed at a two-...Read on...
Posted on: May 21, 2021
While evacuation tags are helpful in some communities, including rural areas where first responders may need to spend more time to reach rural residents, within the Santa Rosa city limits – a more densely populated community – evacuation tags are not util...Read on...
Posted on: April 13, 2021
We are aware of former Santa Rosa Police Officer, Barry Brodd, providing testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial. Mr. Brodd has not been employed by the department since 2004. His comments do not reflect the values and beliefs of the Santa Rosa Police Depart...Read on...
Posted on: March 5, 2021
Chief Navarro’s Statement in Response to Former SRPD Officer Felony Conviction:
On March 5, 2021, the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office issued a news release regarding the arrest and conviction of former SRPD Officer Matthew Meloche.&nb...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2021
March is Women's History Month, commemorating and encouraging the celebration of the vital role of women in history. The Santa Rosa Police Department is making women’s history with the appointment of several accomplished women to leadership roles. From th...Read on...
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Yesterday, several officers were dispatched to a residential neighborhood in southeast Santa Rosa. responding to an individual shouting at people and attempting to fight residents. The subject became agitated and aggressive while meeting with h...Read on...
Posted on: February 11, 2021
The Santa Rosa Police Department has teamed up with the Neighbors app by Ring. Neighbors is a free app created for residents to connect and share hyper-local safety updates and information from reliable sources, like SRPD. Neighbors Public Safety Service ...Read on...
Posted on: February 4, 2021
The Santa Rosa Police Department has signed a contract with the White Bird Clinic to partner on building a collaborative approach to addressing non-violent responses to mental health crises and homeless-related incidents (HRI). The White Bird Clinic is a ...Read on...
Posted on: September 10, 2020
On September 8, 2020, the Santa Rosa Police Department is now offering Text to 9-1-1 services to residents to report emergencies who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability, or who cannot safely call 9-1-1 in a dangerous situation.
Dialing 9-...Read on...
Posted on: August 20, 2020
There are a lot of questions about evacuation zones right now, and while Santa Rosa is NOT currently threatened by any fires, we are expediting the release of our Designated Evacuation Zone (DEZ) map for large-scale mass evacuations, to clear up evacuatio...Read on...
Posted on: August 5, 2020
The next Public Safety Subcommittee Meeting is set to take place this Friday, August 7 at 9:00 a.m. This subcommittee, which is newly established by the Mayor of Santa Rosa and met for the first time on July 1, is tasked with review of public safety polic...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2020
Chief Navarro’s Statement in Response to the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights Report:
The Santa Rosa Police Department is a proactive, progressive, and professional organization committed to making Santa Rosa a safe place to live, work, a...Read on...
Posted on: July 1, 2020
Over the past week, questions have been raised about the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) and handling of “rape kits” or Sexual Assault Response Team Kits (SART kits). Let’s answer those questions and set the record straig...Read on...
Posted on: June 24, 2020
SRPD Outlines Current Policies and New Changes at SRCity.org/ChangefortheBetter For the past several weeks, officials from the City, including the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD), have met with community members and groups ...Read on...
Posted on: June 9, 2020
SANTA ROSA – Today, the City of Santa Rosa unveiled a proactive plan to address Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) policies and practices through a strategic process guided with community input – the Santa Rosa Community Empo...Read on...
Posted on: June 4, 2020
*UPDATE - 6/4/20*
SRPD Resumes Regular Usage of Nixle
After several successful sent messages and confirmation from the vendor, as of June 3rd, the previously reported technical issues with Nixle have been resolved and the Santa Rosa Police Departm...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2020
City Manager Declares Local Emergency Following Incidents of Violence and Vandalism.
Santa Rosa, CA — Incidents of violence, looting, and vandalism occurred in the downtown Santa Rosa area the past two nights following daytime peaceful c...Read on...
Posted on: March 30, 2020
Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro
SRPD employees have tested positive for the coronavirus
Chief Rainer Navarro provides an update about the Santa Rosa Police Department, including news that after testing a total of 107 employees: 92 employees tested ne...Read on...