Message From the Chief

Greetings! I hope you find this website to be a valuable resource in your search for information about the Santa Rosa Police Department, and discover ways in which you can join in partnership with us to prevent crime and improve the quality of life in our city. These pages were developed to showcase the men and women of this outstanding organization as they go about making a difference in ensuring a safe and secure community.


The Police Department has 247 employees who proudly serve the citizens of Santa Rosa working around the clock to protect lives and property within a community that spans 40 square miles and is home to more than 160,000 people. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing exceptional public safety services and taking a leadership role in building community partnerships to make our city a better, safer place to live, work and play.


We are proud to protect and serve a community that has consistently expressed its appreciation and support for our efforts, while recognizing the value of continuing excellence in public safety. The City of Santa Rosa is fortunate to have the level of dedication and professionalism that is exhibited on a daily basis by the men and women of the Santa Rosa Police Department.

Measure O

On November 2, 2004, the citizens of Santa Rosa adopted Measure O, a one quarter cent sales tax for police, fire and gang intervention and prevention programs. I want to personally thank the citizens of Santa Rosa for stepping up to the plate and putting public safety first. The men and women of the Santa Rosa Police Department are deeply moved by the level of your confidence and support, and will strive to be good stewards of your tax dollars by providing the very best law enforcement services possible.

Contact Us

Thanks for dropping in. We try to update this site in as timely a fashion as possible. As you browse through our pages you will find a wide variety of information regarding our programs and services as well as statistical information. If you don't see what you are looking for, feel free to contact us.