First report from Santa Rosa police watchdog finds flaws in department investigations

20 June 2023

Santa Rosa’s hired police auditor criticized the department over its handling of internal investigations, finding the department needs a more rigorous process and stiffer discipline for officers in low-level violations where currently the department is too lenient.

OIR Group, the city’s independent police auditor, also faulted the department’s internal investigations for giving too much weight to officers’ recounting of events and bodycam footage.

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