IOLERO News Index
Five years after the creation of Sonoma County’s first-ever law enforcement auditor’s office, the Board of Supervisors late Thursday agreed unanimously to place a measure on the November ballot that, if passed, would greatly strengthen the oversight body and increase its funding.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors rejected a request from Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick on Wednesday to hire an outside lawyer for a review of a law enforcement oversight measure that the board added to the November ballot last week.
Pat speaks to Karlene Navarro, IOLERO Director, about IOLERO’s activity, staffing issues, police brutality, the review process, changes being made and what is and is not re-viewable.
Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick appears poised to challenge a ballot measure that would give more powers to the watchdog office that oversees his department.
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.
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.
I am pleased to announce that the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has banned the use of the carotid hold effective immediately.
Thismessage is to provide you with updates about the protesters arrested in SantaRosa on the evening of June 2nd and the first positive case ofCOVID-19 at Sonoma County Jail.
Sonoma County’s law enforcement watchdog is launching two research projects with students and staff at Sonoma State University.
Sonoma County’s law enforcement watchdog is launching tworesearch projects with students and staff at Sonoma State University that willcompare the Sheriff’s Office to similar agencies around the state and evaluatesome of its policies.