Captain Patti Bennett
Captain Patti Bennett was born and raised in Sonoma County, attending Sonoma Valley High School and later Santa Rosa Junior College. Patti began her career with the Sheriff’s Office in 1986 at age 19. She worked as a Correctional Deputy for 13 years holding various assignments including Facility Training Officer, Courts, Classification and Personnel before being promoted to Sergeant in 1999.
While in the Sergeant’s position, Patti held the collateral assignments of Male Special Sergeant, FTO Sergeant and Classification Sergeant before promoting to Lieutenant in 2006.
As a Lieutenant, Patti held the Watch Commander assignment, Research and Planning position, NCDF Facility Commander, and the Administrative Lieutenant.
As Captain, Patti will oversee various components of the Detention Division including Administration and Operations.