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

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Law Enforcement Video of the Day

Wild Chase Ends With LAPD Opening Fire On Carjacking Suspect Armed With Gun

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Los Angeles, California — On May 17, 2022, around 1:15 p.m., Operation West Bureau (OWB), Surveillance Task Force personnel, were conducting a surveillance operation on a named Assault with a Deadly Weapon (ADW) suspect, who was also wanted on a Fugitive Warrant with the United States Marshals. OWB t

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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Gordon Graham’s Tip of the Day

Planning for Retirement in Public Safety

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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