1. SRPD News Release Search Warr.

    Search Warrant Leads to Possession of Narcotics for Sale and Weapons Violations

    On February 16, 2024 at approximately 3:52, two Santa Rosa police officers responded to the 100 block of Commercial Ct on a report of an unwanted person. Witnesses informed the officers that a guest had numerous... Read on...
  2. SRPD March 6 Community Meeting for Strategic Plan

    Police Chief John Cregan Invites Community Input to Shape Three-Year Strategic Plan

    In a forward-looking initiative to increase community involvement, Santa Rosa’s Police Chief, John Cregan, is set to host a community meeting on March 6... Read on...
  3. SRPD News Release

    Safety Reminders During the Storm

    As we are weathering this storm together, Santa Rosa Police Department officers and local first responders are very busy addressing calls for service and issues caused by the significant rain and wind. Our Dispatch Center is handling a significant... Read on...
  4. SRPD News Release F

    Search Warrant Leads to Possession of Suspected Fentanyl Arrest

    In December 2023, Santa Rosa Police Department Narcotics detectives began an investigation into a Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) who were distributing large amounts of... Read on...
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    Gang Stabbing near Bellevue Ranch Park Resulted in the Arrest of 6 High School Students

    On January 17, 2024, detectives with the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) Gang Crimes Team conducted multiple surveillance operations resulting in the arrest of six gang-affiliated juveniles for the stabbing and... Read on...
  6. SRPD News Release Controlled Substance Arrest

    Search Warrant Leads to Controlled Substance for Sale Arrest

    In December 2023, the SRPD Narcotics Team began an investigation into a Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) who were distributing large amounts of... Read on...
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    Firearm and Narcotics Located During Traffic Stop

    On January 15, 2024 at approximately 10:18 PM, a Santa Rosa Police patrol officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Olive Street and Poplar Street for a... Read on...
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    Five Arrested in Santa Rosa for Firearm and Gang Offenses

    On Sunday January 14th, 2024, at approximately 9:10 pm, a Santa Rosa Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation. The vehicle stopped near... Read on...
  9. High School Student Arrested for Significant Assault on Campus

    On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at approximately 1:20 pm, officers with the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) were dispatched to Montgomery High School to a report of an assault. The officers were advised a 14-year-old... Read on...
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    Loaded Subcompact Handgun and Methamphetamine Located During Traffic Stop

    On January 15, 2024, at approximately 1:15 pm, an officer with the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) was patrolling the area of Burbank Avenue and Sebastopol Road, when he witnessed... Read on...
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    K9 Ghost Receives Special Recognition from Congressman Mike Thompson

    On Sunday, January 14, 2024, Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) K9 Ghost was honored by Congressman Mike Thompson during his annual “Public Safety Heroes Reception” in Vallejo. Rep. Thompson (CA-04). Each year, Rep. Thompson... Read on...
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    Gang Participant Arrested for Possession of Automatic Firearm

    On January 10th, 2024, at approximately 1300 hrs., Detectives from the SRPD Gang Crimes Team served a search warrant in the 1600 block of Elmwood Terrance in Santa Rosa. During the search, Detectives located a... Read on...
  13. SRPD News Release ID Theft

    ID Theft Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests for ID Theft and Weapons

    In September 2023, the Santa Rosa Property Crimes Investigation Team (PCI) began an investigation into mail theft and credit card fraud. Detectives identified the suspect as 34-year-old Windsor resident... Read on...
  14. SRPD News Release More than 300 Toys

    More than 300 Toys Collected During SRPD toy Drive

    The Santa Rosa Police Department recently held a holiday toy drive to benefit “Grupo de Mujeres Unidas - United Women's Group.” During the month of December, we accepted new and unwrapped toys from... Read on...
  15. SRPD News Flash Big Numbers

    SRPD Narcotics Investigations Team Wraps up 2023 with big Numbers

    The Santa Rosa Police Department (SPRD) Narcotics Investigations Team diligently works to combat illegal drug trafficking, transporting, manufacturing, and sales of dangerous narcotics such as... Read on...
  16. SRPD News Release Gang Crimes  (1)

    SRPD Reinstates Gang Crimes Team

    The Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) has officially reinstated its Gang Crimes Team, to address the growing issue... Read on...
  17. Firearm

    SRPD SET Officers Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop

    On Saturday, December 23, 2023, at approximately 2200 hours, SRPD Officers assigned to the Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a BMW sedan that had suspended... Read on...
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    City of Santa Rosa Awarded a Federal Microgrant to Enhance SRPD’s Homeless Outreach Efforts

    The U.S. Department of Justice recently awarded the City of Santa Rosa a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) microgrant of $101,904 to enhance... Read on...
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    Santa Rosa Police Department Unveils Comprehensive 2022 Annual Report

    The Santa Rosa Police Department is proud to announce the release of its highly anticipated 2022 Annual Report, showcasing the department’s dedication to . . . Read on...
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    Santa Rosa Fire and Police Departments Provide Essential Mutual Aid Across the State

    On Sunday, SRPD responded to a mutual aid request, sending a dedicated team of law enforcement to Del Norte County to assist with... Read on...
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    Youth and SRPD Officers Race on Sonoma Raceway's Quarter-Mile Drag Strip in Top the Cops™ Program

    The Santa Rosa Police Department is committed to keeping the community safe, reducing violent crime, and preventing illegal sideshows from occurring within our city. Read on...
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    Joint Message from Police Chief Cregan and Fire Chief Westrope Ahead of July 4th Celebrations

    Following a very rainy season and several late-season storms, there is an abundance of dry seasonal grasses across Santa Rosa. Residents and visitors are strongly urged to make safe choices and NOT use fireworks when celebrating the Fourth of July. Read on...
  23. 2023 Torch Run

    Santa Rosa Police Department Supports the Special Olympics through Law Enforcement Torch Run

    The Santa Rosa Police Department recently showed its support for the Special Olympics by participating in the 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run. Read on...
  24. News Flash_CivicReady 05.31.23 Test Reminder

    CivicReady Test Message, May 31, 2023 at 10 a.m.

    Hey, Santa Rosa! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 31, at approximately 10 a.m.! We want to keep you well-informed and that's why we are conducting a test of the CivicReady mass notification system. Read on...
  25. SRPD Counter Hours

    Public Hours for SRPD Lobby and Front Counter

    SRPD Public hours for the Records Bureau as of January 1, 2023. Read on...
  26. News Flash_CivicReady

    The City of Santa Rosa is Transitioning from Nixle to CivicReady for Public Safety Alerts and News

    As of Dec. 16, 2022, the Santa Rosa Police Department and Santa Rosa Fire Department will no longer be using Nixle for public safety alerts, press releases, and information notifications and will transition to CivicReady. Read on...



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The Santa Rosa Police Department is committed to providing quality service to the community and welcomes feedback, including critical comments about employee performance.  If a citizen has a complaint or commendation, it may be made in person, by phone, by email or fax, and may be anonymous.  The following options are available:

  1. Mail or drop off a letter to the Police Department at 965 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA  95404.
  2. Call (707) 543-3559, or Fax (707) 543-3557 (checked Monday thru Thursday, daytime hours, do not use for emergencies, see above)
  3. Send an email to [email protected] (checked Monday thru Friday, daytime hours, do not use for emergencies, see above)
  4. Pickup a commendation/complaint form, in English or Spanish, from the Police Department lobbies.
  5. Download a commendation/complaint form.  Forms are available in either English or Spanish.
  6. If you prefer to file a complaint with someone outside the Police Department, you may contact the OIR Group LLC, at (323) 412-0334, or directly at thisLink. Learn more about the Independent Police Auditor.  


El Departamento de Policia de Santa Rosa está comprometido a proveer un alto nivel de servicio a la comunidad y  agradece comentarios y criticas acerca del desempeño de sus empleados.  Si un miembro de la comunidad tiene una queja o un reconocimiento, se puede realizar esta en persona, por teléfono, por correo electrónico, o facsímile. No es necesario revelar su identidad.  Las siguientes opciones están disponibles: 

  1. Correspondencia por correo postal o dejada en persona a la siguiente dirección: Departamento de Policia de Santa Rosa, 965 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
  2. Llamar al (707) 543-3559, o Fax (707) 543-3557, Lunes a Jueves. No usar para emergencias.
  3. Correo electrónico a [email protected]. No usar para emergencias.
  4. Recoger un formulario de reconocimientos/queja en inglés o español del área de recepción del cuartel.
  5. Bajar de la red un formulario de reconocimientos/queja en inglés o español.  
  6. Auditor Policial Independiente, OIR Group, (323) 412-0334, o www.oirgroup.com.