Rainer Navarro Becomes New Police Chief of Santa Rosa – August 28, 2019

After 27 years working as a beat cop, detective and commander at the Santa Rosa Police Department, Rainer Navarro became the new police chief of Santa Rosa. He is the first Latino police chief of the department.

KRCB’s Adia White asks Navarro what’s different about him.

Navarro says his priority is community policing. He also says he wants to focus on transparency, accountability and leveraging technology. You can read more about him on our website norcalpublicmedia.org.

(Photo: Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro – Adia White/NCPM)