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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

Earthquake News Flash

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: January 27, 2022

Santa Rosa Police Chief Retired After 30 Years of Service

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After 30 years of dedicated service to the Santa Rosa Police Department, Chief Rainer Navarro announced his retirement to city officials and officially retired from the Police Department on May 2, 2022, allowing time for transition before his departure.

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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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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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