6/19: All SBPL locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for Juneteenth.


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


Santa Barbara Police Department


For any Emergency Dial: 9-1-1

 Non-Emergency Dispatch: 805-882-8900

Currently, the Police Department Lobby will be open for in-person service during the following days and times:

As of January 1, 2024, the Police Department's lobby hours are:

  • Monday -          12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday -         8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday -  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday -       8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday -              Closed (except for vehicle releases) 
  • Saturday -        Closed (except for vehicle releases)
  • Sunday -           Closed

You may come to the Police Department to handle business during the above-specified times. Otherwise, you may utilize our online services and/or call 805-897-2355 for information on how to address your business.

We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage people to stay safe and healthy by following guidelines from the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department.

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Contact Us

In the event of an Emergency, dial 9-1-1

Office Location
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