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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 cannot maintain the same public hours while meeting legal and statutory mandates. Effective this, 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: April 13, 2021

Chief Navarro’s Statement in Response to Former Employee's Comments in Chauvin Trial

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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...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Statement from Chief Navarro

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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...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Spotlight on Women in Leadership for Women's History Month

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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...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

De-escalation Techniques Lead to a Safer Outcome During Incident

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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...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

SRPD Joins Neighbors Public Safety App by Ring

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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 ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Mental Health and Law Enforcement

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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 ...

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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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