The Santa Rosa Police Department has approximately 256 employees proudly serving the citizens of Santa Rosa protecting lives and property within a community that spans 40 square miles and is home to more than 167,816 people (as of the 2010 census). 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. If you're a new visitor to Santa Rosa, please go to Visit Santa Rosa!
The next Citizen Police Academy has been scheduled to start on January 18, 2017. For more information and to fill out an application, please click Here. We look forward to having your learn more about the department!
The City fields a variety of questions and concerns about homelessness in our community. Click Here for a list of frequently asked questions compiled by the City's Housing and Community Services Department.
Daedalus Howell in conversation with Chief Hank Schreeder.
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The City has hired an independent police auditor, Bob Aaronson, to enhance oversight, public accountability, and overall performance of the Police Department. Please click Here for more information. Bob Aaronson may be reached directly at (707) 543-4179 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Santa Rosa Police Department has implemented a new Program: Vacation Home Checks! For more information please click Here.
Read the "Student's Guide to Police Practices."
We are striving to create a website that is not only a source of information, but a learning tool that will provide our community and their children with the tools to keep them safe. At the bottom of this page you'll find links for filing a report, requesting copies of reports, victim services, complaint forms, paying alarm bills, and how to contact the sergeant and lieutenant who supervise various areas (beats) in the City. We're also looking for suggestions as we will soon be revising our website. If you'd like to comment, please email email@example.com with your suggestions.
- Click Here for contact phone numbers and resources. If you're not sure who to contact, call our Administration line at (707) 543-3550, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Click Here if you're considering relocating to Santa Rosa.
- Click Here for directions to the Police Department.
- Click Here to view the results of the 2015 citizen survey.
- And be sure to see our 2015 Annual Report.
Click Here for the Police Department Mission, Vision and Values.
Click Here for the Police Department Brochures and Forms.