Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO)

IOLERO’s mission is to strengthen the relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community it serves through outreach and the promotion of greater transparency of law enforcement operations.

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CAC Recruitment Open!

The IOLERO Director is currently looking to make several one-year appointments to the CAC, who in turn, will fulfill roles and duties such as attending CAC meetings, supporting IOLERO and the adopted positions of the CAC, and abiding by CAC bylaws. The IOLERO Director is seeking team-players with a passion for social justice and civilian oversight of law enforcement. Applicants should be open to working with people of different backgrounds and viewpoints.

Applicants must be willing to make a commitment of approximately 5-8 hours per month and occasional optional weekend assistance with community outreach events. CAC members may be asked to assist the department with other duties, as needed. This recruitment will remain open until vacancies are filled.

Applications may be downloaded at the links below. Feel free to add additional pages if needed to complete your answers. Please save a copy of your application for your own records.

Completed applications should be mailed to: IOLERO, 2300 County Center Drive, Suite A211, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, or emailed to us at

Download English Application (non-fillable form) (PDF: 319 kB)

Download Spanish Application (non-fillable form) (PDF: 315 kB)

  • Published on July 16, 2020

    We’re inviting all local community organizations and individuals to join us on August 3 to let the Board of Supervisors know your viewpoint on how to strengthen the oversight of law enforcement in Sonoma County.

  • Published on July 3, 2020

    This edition of IOLERO's newsletter discusses the plans to expand IOLERO's powers and duties, the Community Advisory Council (CAC) and an update about the investigation of David Ward's death.

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Contact Information

Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

County of Sonoma

Contact us by Phone
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Plaza Building A

2300 A County Center Drive

Suite A211

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.462409, -122.725364
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