Mark Essick took his oath as Sonoma County Sheriff on Monday.  Around 250 people attended the ceremony. The 49-year-old is replacing former Sheriff Robert Giordano.  Reporter Adia White spoke with Essick about how the department with change under his leadership.  Essick sworn inSonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick takes his oath. Credit: Sonoma County Sheriff's Department


 In the second part of the interview, reporter Adia White talked with Essick about the police shooting of 15-year-old Andy Lopez and Essick’s view on how the department will change moving forward.

News Director Steve Mencher spoke with Mark Essick on the campaign trail. Listen to part one and part two of that interview recorded in May of 2018. 

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