Submitted by Rudy Flores

Badges: On Tuesday, July 27, 2022, Police Chief Ramon Batista and Deputy Chief Darrick Jacob, along with City Manager David White, Councilmember Phil Brock and Assistant City Clerk Niki Newsome, swore in new leaders for the Santa Monica Police Department. Six newly promoted police sergeants and two public service officer supervisors were promoted up the ranks due to their exceptional character and work ethic. Additionally, five new police officers will be joining our patrol unit as trainees, sharpening the skills necessary to keep the Santa Monica community safe.