President’s Message

President’s Message

Read the latest message from SBCDSA President Neil Gowing. Read More

About Us

About Us

Formed in 1971, the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (SBCDSA) represents the more than 440 dedicated and professional members of the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney Investigators. Read More

Meet the Board

Meet the Board

The Board is composed of five executive officers and six directors that represent sworn Deputy Sheriffs, Custody Deputies, DA Investigators and Dispatchers. Members of the Board are all full time employees of the Sheriff’s Department and District Attorneys Office. Read More

In the News

Traffic, crime and fire blotter

It last sparked a small fire on July 10. — Annelise Hanshaw. Woman arrested with three counts of burglary. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies ...

Isla Vista Man Arrested in Hostage Situation

Update by Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office July 29, 2021. An Isla Vista man has been arrested on domestic violence charges after a brief stand-off ...

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Law Enforcement Video of the Day

80 Shot Fired; Police Heroically Respond

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person is dead and 11 others were injured in an early morning shooting on July 5th. According to Toledo Police, hundreds of people were fighting near Lawrence Avenue and North Detroit Avenue during a block party just before 12:30 a.m Monday when the shots rang out. In all, twelve people were shot — one fatally. Police Chief George Kral said more than 80 rounds were fire

Training Corner

Visit the Training Corner for information and resources regarding POST, STC, CNOA, LA HIDTA and more. Please click below to see a list training classes and the latest case law updates.

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Corrections News

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Gordon Graham’s Tip of the Day

Ethics & Integrity in Corrections

Gordon Graham shares his views and expertise on critical public safety issues. Every week, you will learn a valuable tip that will save you grief down the road.

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