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Santa Rosa Police Department
Friday July 22nd, 2022 :: 11:00 a.m. PDT


Watch Live: Swearing-In Ceremony for Police Chief John Cregan

The City of Santa Rosa invites the community to watch the LIVE stream swearing-in ceremony of our new Chief of Police, John Cregan, on Monday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m. via

Santa Rosa City Manager Maraskeshia Smith appointed Chief John Cregan on June 23, 2022. Chief Cregan has twenty-three years of law enforcement experience, seventeen of which with the Santa Rosa Police Department, and served as the Interim Chief of Police following the retirement of his predecessor, Rainer Navarro. Chief Cregan holds a master's degree from the University of San Diego and is a graduate of Command College. Chief Cregan oversees the management of 259 employees assigned to the Field Services Division, the Special Services Division, and the Technical Services Division.

The ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. and include remarks from City Manager Smith, Mayor Chris Rogers, and Retired Police Chief Sal Rosano. In addition to Chief Cregan taking the oath of office, Captain Dan Marincik, Lieutenant Tommy Isachsen, Lieutenant Josh Ludtke, Sergeant Charlie La Sala, and Sergeant Travis Menke will receive promotional recognition.

The public is encouraged to watch the ceremony LIVE via YouTube at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 25, or watch a recording after the fact posted to Santa Rosa Police Department’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Santa Rosa Police Department
965 Sonoma Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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