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Community Policing Subcommittee


This subcommittee is charged with reviewing and presenting to the Task Force, with input from the community, options regarding potential Community Policing strategies to be recommended to the County, including a recommendation on costs for County budgeting purposes. (Task Force Charter Charge 2)  

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Specific activities may include

  • Gathering data, research and reports on the gamut of Community Policing options and strategies, including best practices and measures of effectiveness used by other communities;
  • Engaging and educating community stakeholders on Community Policing options and soliciting their participation and feedback on determining the strategies that may work best;
  • Coordinating information sessions and conversations with content experts around Community Policing models and other potentially relevant topics;
  • Communicating with local law enforcement to understand the feasibility and opportunities for a variety of Community Policing models and strategies;
  • Providing a comprehensive summary of findings on Community Policing to the entire Task Force and community;
  • Engaging the Task Force and community in dialogue around the specific recommendations and components to be developed for the County; 
  • Developing the specific recommendations for the County regarding Community Policing; -Presenting the draft recommendations to the Task Force and community, as well as a program cost estimate; and
  • Developing a time line for completion of this work.

Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Room 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Meeting Calendars

Rules of Procedure and Task Force Charter

Rules of Procedure

The purpose of these Rules of Procedure is to foster understanding and respect for the democratic process, facilitate compliance with applicable laws, encourage public participation…

Rules of Procedure

Task Force Charter

The purpose of the Task Force is set forth in the Charter approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 10, 2013.

Background: The Need

First Charge

Second Charge

Third Charge

Fourth Charge

Approach to the Work

Membership and Composition