Mark Siemens

Council supports Siemens, Urrutia

As former Rocklin Police Sgt. Rick Eaton’s 2006 wrongful termination case moves closer to trial, the City Council broke a nearly five-year silence by issuing a public statement T ...

City moves forward with appeal on Eaton lawsuit

A week after former City Manager Carlos Urrutia and former Police Chief Mark Siemens lost their bid for immunity in former Police Sgt. Rick Eaton’s wrongful termination suit, the ...

Former police officer lawsuit one step closer to trial

Former Rocklin Police Sgt. Rick Eaton's federal civil rights lawsuit against the city has moved one step closer to a jury trial. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on ...

Siemens ‘satisfied’ with police department’s growth

When retiring Police Chief Mark Siemens came to Rocklin in July 2001, the police department was a very different place. “They took office space and built it into a police depar ...

Search is on for police chief

The search is on for Rocklin’s next top cop. With nearly a decade as Rocklin’s Police chief, Mark Siemens is officially retiring in two weeks, according to the city. City M ...

Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave

Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...

Officers file civil rights suit

Two Rocklin officers are going to court against the police department and the city of Rocklin claiming their privacy was violated. Former Rocklin Officer Brandon Olivera and curr ...

Ex-cop’s city lawsuit moves forward

The city of Rocklin has filed an interlocutory appeal against a former Rocklin Police Sergeant’s lawsuit for wrongful termination. The lawsuit, filed by former Rocklin Police S ...

Sierra College to extend contract with Rocklin Police

A safe campus is spurring Sierra College leaders to give Rocklin Police a longer contract, according to school officials. “At this point, the (Sierra Colleg) board of trustees a ...

Police: Cuts will increase accidents

With the Rocklin Police Department budget under siege by the recession, Chief Mark Siemens now wonders what affect it will have on public safety. “We’re reducing our capacity ...