Charity Poker Tournament

Charity Poker Tournament

Join the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association as we raise funds to support the annual Shop with a Sheriff event. Read More

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 […] Read More

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Law Enforcement Video of the Day

Bodycam Footage of Officers Firing at Student Who Brought Gun into Mesquite School

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Mesquite, Texas — On February 19, 2024 at 08:49 a.m., Mesquite Police Dispatch received a call from a school administrator from Pioneer Technology and Arts Academy located at 3200 Oates Dr. The caller advised that there was a student in an office with a firearm in his hands refusing to put it down. O

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Gordon Graham’s Tip of the Day

Off-Duty Intervention for First Responders

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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