Articles From : SBPDPIO

  • Santa Maria SWAT Arrest Violent Suspect in Santa Barbara Hotel

    A Santa Maria Police SWAT team arrested an alleged violent suspect in a Santa Barbara hotel on Friday.

  • Senior Prank Busted at Santa Barbara High

    Santa Barbara Police interrupted a "Senior Prank" at Santa Barbara High School this weekend.

  • Santa Barbara Police Arrest Four Suspects on Drug and Gun Charges

    Santa Barbara Police Detectives arrested four Southern California residents on narcotic and firearm charges during a search warrant.

  • Santa Barbara Police Department Promotes Three Officers

    The Santa Barbara Police Department announced the promotion of three sworn law enforcement officers.

  • Three SBPD Officers Awarded the H. Thomas Guerry Award for Valor

    The Santa Barbara Citizens Council on Crime selected three Santa Barbara Police Officers for the H. Thomas Guerry Award for valor after rescuing a man from a burning building.

  • Santa Barbara Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault of Massage Clients, Police Search for More Victims

    The owner of a Santa Barbara Westside party store has been arrested for alleged sexual assault of customers of his unlicensed massage therapy business.

  • Santa Barbara Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint Thursday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department will conduct a driving under the influence checkpoint Thursday, from 6 pm to 2 am at an undisclosed location. 

  • May is Bicycle Safety Month: Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

    May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Santa Barbara Police Department reminds drivers to follow the speed limit and look out for people on bike rides.

  • Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Tasered Elderly Woman

    [Update]: Thanks to the community's help, the Santa Barbara Police Department arrested a suspect who allegedly tasered an elderly woman.

  • Santa Barbara Police Vehicle Struck by DUI Driver

    A Santa Barbara Police patrol vehicle, and an officer sitting inside, were struck by an alleged DUI driver on Friday.

  • Santa Barbara Police Department Swears in Four New Officers

    The Santa Barbara Police Department swore in four new law enforcement officers.

  • Transient Arrested for Robbery and Attempted Kidnapping on Loma Alta

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a 31-year-old transient for allegedly attempting to kidnap a woman and taking her phone on Loma Alta Drive.

  • Santa Barbara Police Focus on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

    The Santa Barbara Police will be having extra officers on patrol to conduct an enforcement operation focused on drivers suspected of violating the hands-free cell phone law.

  • DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday Night

    On March 31, the Santa Barbara Department will conduct a driving under the influence checkpoint from 6 pm to 2 am at an undisclosed location.

  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Vehicle Collision on Eastside

    A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with an SUV on Santa Barbara's Eastside on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Up Front with SBPD: Co-Response Team

    The Santa Barbara Police Department has just released another episode of “Up Front with SBPD,”  centering around the Santa Barbara Police Department’s Co-Response Team.

  • Body of Homeless Woman Found on State Street

    The body of a homeless woman was found in the 1200 block of State Street in Santa Barbara Monday morning.

  • Four Suspects Arrested in Fatal Milpas Street Stabbing

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police have arrested four suspects connected to the Milpas Street stabbing that left one person dead.

  • Pedestrian Dies Three Days Later from Vehicle Collision on Upper State Street

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police report the pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Upper State Monday night has died from their injuries.

  • The Santa Barbara Police Department Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    This St. Patrick’s Day, the Santa Barbara Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly.

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