Chief Tom Simms was the Interim Chief of Police in Santa Rosa from August 2008 to March 2009. Chief Simms retired as the Roseville Chief of Police in 1999. He was then Interim Chief for San Rafael, Petaluma, Rocklin and Jackson Police Departments in California. He has an MS in Management from Cal Poly, Pomona, a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from St. Mary's College, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the P.O.S.T. Command College.