Major felony cases are investigated by the Special Services Division. You may call 707-543-3600 for the appropriate Special Services Division team, to be provided with the investigator’s name, and have any general questions answered.
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To learn about the status of your case, please call 707-543-3600 to be directed to the officer who took the original report. If he/she is unavailable, you will be transferred to his/her voicemail where you may leave a message. Please be prepared with your case/report number so you can be better assisted when you call.
The investigator is ultimately responsible for maintaining contact with the victims in his/her cases when there are significant updates to the investigation. During their conversations, significant events may be disclosed, including any closure of the case.
While we provide emergency services 24 hours per day, our Records Counter is open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday for citizens to conduct business. The Records Counter is closed on weekends and observed holidays. The Public Front Counter is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Calls for service always available for public information, with certain redactions required by law, such as Reporting Party information and any names/identifying information.
Arrest information is available for the past seven days on the City of Santa Rosa Open Data Portal
Release of police reports is governed by the California Public Records Act. Reports are usually releasable to victims, property owners suffering losses, or certain other involved parties. Reports that are released may include redactions. All reports and computer-documented incidents are screened for any information that is not available to the public before release.
Requests can be dropped off in person to Santa Rosa Police Department or mailed to the Records Bureau at 965 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, accompanied with any fees due for processing.
You must petition the court that had jurisdiction over your case.
You will be asked to complete an application for release of information. It is helpful if you can provide the case report number or the date and location of the incident and the names of the parties involved in order to process your request.
A valid photo identification/driver license of the involved party requesting the report is required to be presented upon pickup, or a copy must be submitted when requested by mail.
You may mail or drop off your application with the $2 fee. The Records Bureau has 10 days to determine if copies will be provided. Complete the
REQUEST FOR INSPECTION OR COPY OF PUBLIC RECORD
SOLICITUD DE INSPECCIÓN O COPIA DE REGISTRO PÚBLICO