One of the most important benefits of membership is your access to the best legal defense available. When matters go beyond the scope of your representatives training the attorneys of Rains, Lucia, Stern, St. Phalle & Silver, PC are just a phone call away.
If you unable to work due to an issue unrelated to job, and will be off a period of time that extends past your leave banks, long term disability is a life line of financial support. You must enroll within your first year of employment to be guaranteed benefits.
In memory of Laura Cleaves, a former DSA Director and DA Investigator, we offer two college scholarships to the children of current members to assist with tuition. Each $2500 scholarship has criteria setforth and administered by the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara.
Law enforcement is a physical job where one faces the inherent dangers on a daily basis, but years of service also takes its toll on the body. Even with certain protections afforded public safety worker under the law getting care can be difficult. The DSA can help.