Santa Rosa’s new mayor is beginning his first year in office. Tom Schwedhelm is Santa Rosa’s former police chief and was voted into office by his fellow city council members. Reporter Adia White talked with him about his top priorities; homelessness and how to rebuild Santa Rosa after the 2017 Wildfires.
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In part two of the interview, reporter Adia White talked with Schwedhelm about the annexation of Roseland into the city of Santa Rosa and asked how the police department’s approach to law enforcement will differ from that of the Sheriff’s office.