Kate Adams

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Police Chief

Chief of Police Kate Adams HeadshotKate Adams is the Police Chief for the City of Rancho Cordova. In this role, Kate works with the City Council and city staff to make Rancho Cordova a safe place to live, work, learn and thrive.

Kate has 25 years of experience with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and previously served as Assistant Chief of Police in Rancho Cordova from 2013 to 2017. Through her law enforcement career, Adams has developed a strong background in community-oriented policing, intelligence-led policing, patrol operations, Internet Crimes Against Children, cybercrime and cyber intrusion.

Adams has a passion for mentoring youth. During her time as Assistant Chief of Police, she often participated in school and youth events to build relationships with local children. She currently enjoys volunteering as a head coach for her youngest daughter’s softball team, and previously served as a Board Member for the Sacramento Chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters to facilitate adding law enforcement mentors to its programs.

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