* In 2011, the last year for which we have statistics, there were 171 sex crimes reported to Santa Rosa Police Department. That same year only 42 sex crime cases were sent by the department to the district attorney for review. Year after year, the overwhelming majority of sex crimes reported to SRPD are buried in the department without ever being sent to the district attorney for review.
* As of March 2012, only 8% of the 162 officers in the department are female, far less than the national average.
* There were zero Hispanic female officers, though the population of Santa Rosa is over 25% Latino.
* There is only one female officer holding the rank of sergeant or above. There are 28 males holding the rank of sergeant or above.
PHOTO: December 2012, Santa Rosa PolIce Promotion Ceremony.
(White Male Cloning Ceremony)
SHORT VIDEO: VIDEO: Oct 1, 2013, Testimony on Santa Rosa Police Mishandling of Sexual Assaults
LETTER:: Open Letter to Santa Rosa City Council re Police Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases and Request for urgently needed Improvements
(with case stories and demands)
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