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Santa Rosa police chief who led force through challenging times will retire

Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro will be retiring in May, city officials announced. Navarro began with SRPD in 1992 and was selected as chief in 2019. His tenure oversaw the COVID-19 pandemic and the Glass Fire. He is credited with forming the Chief’s Community Ambassador Team (C-CAT), implementing the city’s Community Empowerment Plan, and […]