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

When the Badge Gets Tarnished

As new sheriff's deputies or custody deputies begin their careers with the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office, they must solemnly swear to support and ...

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Law Enforcement Video of the Day

Bodycam Shows Woman Punching Baltimore Cop Twice Before Another Knocks Her Out

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Baltimore, Maryland — Several Baltimore Police Officers were in the intersection of Baltimore and Gay Streets at 10:29 p.m. on May 29, 2020, limiting eastbound traffic, when a vehicle pulled up to the intersection and began to head northbound through the intersection. Sgt. Graig Higley put his hand

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

Medical Attention for Drug Ingestion

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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