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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Cop hit by Train Georgia

Polk County, Georgia Police Officer Andy Anderson was wearing a body cam when a train struck him while pursuing a subject on foot. The collision broke six of his ribs, his elbow and his shoulder. Anderson also suffered a concussion. His Chief said, "That's a prime example of tunnel vision," he was so focused on the man getting away, he forgot about the danger around him and didn't step far enoug

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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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Crisis Intervention Training for Jail Staff

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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