News
March 4, 2021
link to facebook link to twitter
More Stories
SMART and others offer free rides to COVID-19 vaccine appointment Accidents on the rise Sebastopol endorses climate action platform Some residents question Cotati police survey Transgender Day of Visibility - 2021 CRPUSD Special Board report Gunman, getaway driver and gun stasher from September Healdsburg shooting plead no contest State suspends certain debt collection activities Child abuse surges in times of crisis NOAH receives a gift of a generator Sonoma County vaccine rollout hits benchmark Morris Street encampment: Why is it permitted? March 2021 Dates to remember City Council report Rohnert Park Cotati Council touches on evictions and traffic Assault on federal agents Sakaki participates in Governor’s Recovery with Equity Taskforce Gang member sentenced for his role in Jacobs Park shooting Sen. Dodd responds to school reopening proposal Former Caltrans employee gets sentenced in bribery case Repeat sex offender receives life sentence NorCal Teqers have medals on the mind Sebastopol names Kevin Kilgore new police chief CRPUSD wrestles with In-Person Learning League of Women Voters hosts panelists on West County Special Election Sebastopol pulls additional $1.8 million from reserves CORRECTION: Felony robbery suspect captured after pursuit Software engineer sentenced for Bodega Bay assaults Sex offender denied request for pardon Highlight contributions of African Americans RP City Council report Financials, proclamations and more Planning Commission and Annexation Backyard birds threatened by Salmonella outbreak Age of eligibility for vaccines to drop to 70 in West County Man sentenced to nine years in prison for beating pregnant girlfriend BBB Scam Alert: Phony Amazon callers are phishing for your info

RP’s new interim police chief

August 3, 2018

City of Rohnert Park PRESS RELEASE 

Rohnert Park, CA (August 1, 2018) – The City of Rohnert Park today announced that the City has selected respected law enforcement official Jeffrey D. Weaver to lead the Department of Public Safety as Interim Director, starting later in August. 

Mr. Weaver served as Chief of Police for the City of Sebastopol, in Sonoma County, for 13 years before he retired in November 2017. He served that department for a total of 29 years, in various positions, after starting as a Patrol Officer in 1989. Weaver is the longest serving police chief in Sonoma County history. 

“I am very pleased to welcome Jeff Weaver to the City of Rohnert Park,” City Manager Darrin Jenkins said. “Chief Weaver has a reputation for incredibly high moral and ethical values and strong leadership. He served as a Board Member of the California Police Chiefs Association for five years, and was honored as Sonoma County Officer of the Year in 1997 and Sebastopol Officer of the Year in 1994 and 1999.” 

In addition, Mr. Weaver has spent the past 25 years teaching at the Santa Rosa Junior College Public Safety Training Center in Windsor, where students study to become police officers and deputy sheriffs, and where Chief Weaver is serving as Co-Director of the Modular Basic Police Academy. 

Mr. Weaver has a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Sacramento, and an Associate of Science Degree from Santa Rosa Junior College. 

Prior to his retirement as chief in Sebastopol, the Sonoma West Times and News wrote in October 2017, “Weaver has left many lasting impressions on the members of his community throughout his tenure, including his officers. His work ethic and dedication to leading a life with integrity, honesty and kindness has transcended into the police department.” 

The City will hire Mr. Weaver to replace Brian Masterson, who plans to retire from his position as Public Safety Director in late August.