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

DSA in the News

Latest Sheriff Roundup Video

Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. We are pleased to release ... *Law Enforcement and Custody Academy Graduates *Citizen's Academy ...

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Law Enforcement Video of the Day


NYPD officers in two separate occasions were doused and drenched with water over the weekend. The disrespect occurred in Brooklyn and Harlen as officers responded to 911 calls and were making an arrest in one case.

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

National Police News

Gordon Graham’s Tip of the Day

Fire Response to Active Shooter Events

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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