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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Public Invited to Provide Input on Most Desired Attributes of Santa Rosa’s Next Chief of Police

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The City of Santa Rosa invites the community to take a brief four-question survey to provide input on desirable qualities and attributes the city should be looking for in its next Chief of Police. The online survey is available in English and Spanish and ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro to Retire After 30 Years of Law Enforcement Service

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After 30 years of dedicated service to the Santa Rosa Police Department, Chief Rainer Navarro has announced his retirement to city officials. Chief Navarro’s effective retirement date is planned for May 2, 2022, allowing time for transition before his dep...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Changes to Public Hours for SRPD Lobby and Front Counter

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Based on the departure and retirement of several Records staff, the SRPD Records Bureau is unable to maintain the same public hours while meeting legal and statutory mandates. Effective Saturday, October 9, the front counter will only be open to the publi...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

City of Santa Rosa Reaches Settlement with Cal/OSHA for COVID-19 Violations Issued Last September

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The City of Santa Rosa has reached a settlement agreement with Cal/OSHA for the four citations issued in September of 2020 to the City of Santa Rosa for COVID-19 and other health and safety violations.

The citations stemmed from a Cal/OSHA investigation op...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Santa Rosa Police Department Releases Its 2020 Annual Report

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The Santa Rosa Police Department has released its 2020 Annual Report, which highlights efforts to provide public safety services while leading community engagement initiatives through the challenges of COVID. The annual report provides a data snapshot of ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

SRPD Releases Records Related to Specific Incidents of Use of Force from 2020 Community Protests

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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-...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Questions About Evacuation Tags?

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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...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

City of Santa Rosa Unveils Santa Rosa Community Empowerment Plan, Starting Point for Ongoing Change

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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...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Alert and Warning Exercise on August 17

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The County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, and the National Weather Service Bay Area will conduct an emergency alert and warning exercise comprised of two individual tests on August 17. The effort includes a countywide test of the NOAA Weather Radio warnin...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Santa Rosa City Council Approves OIR Group LLC as Independent Police Auditor

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The Santa Rosa City Council approved OIR Group LLC as the Independent Police Auditor at their Nov. 30, 2021 council meeting. Reporting to the City Manager, OIR Group LLC will review Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) internal investigations, conduct audi...

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