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Man arrested after Santa Rosa standoff identified

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20120727/ARTICLES/120729604/1350?Title=Man-arrested-after-5-hour-Santa-Rosa-SWAT-standoff   A Santa Rosa man arrested following a nearly five-hour standoff with authorities was identified Friday as Michael Albini, 48. Albini is one of several people who live at a Bucks Road house just south of Santa … Continue reading

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Artist claims Santa Rosa police used excessive force

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20111201/MULTIMEDIA/111209932/1350?Title=Artist-claims-Santa-Rosa-police-used-excessive-force   A west county artist claims he was a victim of police brutality by Santa Rosa officers during an arrest caught on videotape after the Handcar Regatta in September. Thomas R. Flournoy, 50, says in court documents … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa man killed; suspect captured after wild chase

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110625/ARTICLES/110629611/1350?Title=Santa-Rosa-man-killed-suspect-captured-after-wild-chase     Moments after 23-year-old Oscar Valencia of Santa Rosa was shot in the head at the intersection of Cumberland Street and Homestead Lane early Saturday, a neighbor heard someone yell, “you better get the hell out … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa teen out of hospital following confrontation with police

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110422/ARTICLES/110429779/1033/news?Title=Santa-Rosa-teen-out-of-hospital-following-confrontation-with-police     A Santa Rosa teen was recovering at home Friday after three weeks of hospitalization for injuries sustained in an altercation with Santa Rosa police officers last month. Photo Galleries Officers, Deputy Hurt In Santa Rosa … Continue reading

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Cops and City Won’t Pay For Killing Man

Santa Rosa police dropped from wrongful death lawsuit By Kevin McCallum THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:29 p.m. A federal court judge has dismissed the City of Santa Rosa and three police officers from a lawsuit … Continue reading

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PD Editorial: Impounded

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20101215/OPINION/101219752/1042?p=all&tc=pgall&tc=ar Impounding vehicles can be a powerful deterrent against the practice of driving without a license. It also can be a nightmare for families who’ve lost the use of a car because of a relative’s poor choices. Therefore, … Continue reading

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SRPD Chief and New Sheriff Have a Big Idea (that has been widely called for for nearly a decade)

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Santa Rosa may halt impounds for unlicensed drivers Sonona County Sheriff-elect also will consider changing policy By JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 3:00 a.m. Seizing unlicensed drivers’ vehicles may fall … Continue reading

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Sonoma Sheriff CSO Arrested in Drug Raid

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Sheriff’s employee arrested in big drug sweep By SAM SCOTT THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, December 10, 2010 at 6:06 p.m. Last Modified: Friday, December 10, 2010 at 6:06 p.m. Sonoma County Sheriff’s detectives directed simultaneous … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Checkpoint Saturday December 11th

from: http://ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/doclib/police_pr/Pages/12-9-10DUIDLCheckpoint.aspx 12/9/2010 The Santa Rosa Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, December 11, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in Santa Rosa, where a significant number of DUI-related collisions and DUI arrests … Continue reading

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Held to Justice: How do you call the cops on the cops?

http://www.bohemian.com/bohemian/11.10.10/openmic-1045.html Held to Justice How do you call the cops on the cops? By Ben Saari When I was in elementary school, a parent pulled a gun in the teachers’ lounge. He was there to kidnap his son. Two teachers … Continue reading

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