All SBPL locations will open at 12 PM on Thursday, June 27 due to staff training.


5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

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Santa Barbara Police Department
215 East Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(805) 897-2300 (805) 897-2434 Fax
In case of emergency, call 9-1-1   
Non-Emergency Dispatch, 805-882-8900


Internal Operations Division

SBPD chief and senior staff

Internal Operations - This section includes both officers and professional staff and is led by a police commander. There are several sergeants assigned to this section as well that oversee hiring, recruitment, wellness, and training. 

The Internal Operations Section also assists with: 

  • ABC Licensing
  • Alarm Permits
  • Deemed Approved - Alcohol Beverage Regulations
  • Special Event Officer Requests

The following sections are managed by this division:

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