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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Meet the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa’s 2022 Public Safety Award Winners

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Each year the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa honors an outstanding police officer and firefighter from Santa Rosa. This year, the exemplary contributions of Santa Rosa Police Department’s Officer Irfaan Jaleel and Santa Rosa Fire Department&rsquo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Santa Rosa Police Department and Operation Christmas Tree Distributed 300 Trees to Families

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On Nov. 29, the Santa Rosa Police Department’s Community Engagement Team, in collaboration with the local nonprofit, Operation Christmas Tree, teamed up to give away approximately 300 Christmas trees to Santa Rosa families in need. In addition to receivin...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

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

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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. All Santa Rosa Nixle subscribers will have to register with CivicRe...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

The City of Santa Rosa Moves Forward with Sideshow Ordinance

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The Santa Rosa City Council is moving forward with a new Sideshow Ordinance introduced at the Oct. 11 Council meeting, which includes the ability to arrest or cite participants, vehicle passengers, spectators, and organizers. A second reading for the adop...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Congressman Mike Thompson honors Santa Rosa Police officers at Public Safety Heroes Reception

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On Sunday, September 25, 2022, members of the Santa Rosa Police Department Special Enforcement Team (SET) and SRPD Officer Westin Schindler, were honored by Congressman Mike Thompson during his “Public Safety Heroes Reception” in Vallejo. Rep. Thompson (C...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Responding to the 4.4 earthquake 2 mi. north of Santa Rosa

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The City is aware of the earthquake that just occurred at 6:39 p.m. today and is actively assessing any potential damage that may have occurred to City infrastructure or property. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

If you smell gas,...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Joint Message from Police Chief Cregan and Fire Chief Westrope Ahead of July 4th Celebrations

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Following late season rains, a growth of now dry seasonal grasses and ongoing drought conditions, we urge Santa Rosans to make safe choices and NOT use fireworks when celebrating the Fourth of July this year.

Regardless of the allure and nostalgia of firew...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

John Cregan Appointed as Santa Rosa’s New Chief of Police

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Santa Rosa City Manager Maraskeshia Smith has appointed Interim Chief John Cregan as the new Chief of Police for the City of Santa Rosa to begin on July 3, 2022. The appointment follows an inclusive and equitable process grounded in community and stakehol...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

SRPD to Present AB 481 Documents to City Council

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In September of 2021, AB 481 was signed into law. This bill provides oversight related to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment for law enforcement agencies. It requires law enforcement agencies to create a policy related to military equi...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Santa Rosa Police Department's 2021 Annual Report

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The Santa Rosa Police Department has released its 2021 Annual Report, which highlights efforts to provide public safety services while leading community engagement initiatives. The annual report provides a data snapshot of criminal investigations, arrests...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Public Hours for SRPD Lobby and Front Counter

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Effective Saturday, October 9th, 2021, the SRPD Front Counter is open to the public Monday through Saturday. SRPD has increased our online reporting capacity to accept the same type of reports that would be taken by front counter staff. There is also a co...

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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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