Articles From : SBPDPIO

  • State Street Overdose Death Leads to Arrest

    A 34-year-old Santa Barbara man has been arrested for allegedly distrubting fentanyl that led to an overdose death earlier this year.

  • Santa Barbara Police Roll Out E-Bikes to Their Fleet

    The Santa Barbara Police Department has added three e-bikes to their fleet to better patrol downtown, the waterfront, and other areas of town.

  • Road Closures and Parking information for Old Spanish Days

    Before heading downtown for Fiesta parades and events, review the latest parking restrictions and enforcement.

  • Santa Barbara Implements New Evacuation Siren on Police Vehicles

    Over the last several months, the Santa Barbara Police Department has installed a new siren on their police vehicles.

  • Police & SWAT Serve Search Warrant on Eastside

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police officers and a SWAT team served an early Thursday morning search warrant on the city's eastside.

  • Burglary Spree Suspect Arrested for Multiple Break-ins

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a 33-year-old man for allegedly breaking into multiple homes, stealing a vehicle, and committing a hit-and-run.

  • Mother Arrested After 5-Year-Old was Left Unattended for Over 24 Hours

    A Mammoth Lakes woman was arrested in Santa Barbara after authorities discovered her 5-year-old child was left unattended for 24 hours with accessible ghost guns nearby.

  • Santa Barbara Police Department Names Interim Police Chief

    Commander Marylinda Arroyo will be serving as the Interim Police Chief for the City of Santa Barbara starting Saturday.

  • Teen Suspect Arrested in Westside Shooting

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police have arrested a 16-year-old as a suspect in Wednesday's on San Pascual in the city's Westside.

  • Santa Barbara Police Issue Public Safety Announcement Regarding Fireworks

    The Santa Barbara Police Department would like to remind the community of Santa Barbara the dangers associated with fireworks in our community.

  • Up Front with SBPD Recruitment Video

    The Santa Barbara Police Department has just released another episode of “Up Front with SBPD,” discussing employee recruitment.

  • Santa Barbara Police Chief Bernard Melekian Announces Retirement

    After 50 years of distinguished public service, Chief Barney Melekian will step down as the Santa Barbara Police Department Interim Police Chief on Friday, July 15.

  • Stay Safe and Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend Responsibly

    The Santa Barbara Police Department reminds drivers to plan ahead and celebrate the holiday safely and responsibly.

  • Street Closures for Solstice Parade on Saturday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department announces street closures due to the Summer Solstice Parade this Saturday.

  • Santa Barbara Police Arrest Suspect in Unprovoked Westside Stabbing

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police have arrested a suspect for attempted murder connected to a stabbing that took place on the Westside Monday afternoon.

  • 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.

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