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 06/01/2022,  The Police Department's Lobby Hours are:

  • Tuesday - 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM
  • Wednesday - 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM
  • Thursday - 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Currently, the Police Department Lobby will be open weekly for in-person service on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

What this means: You may come to the Police Department to take care of business during specified times. Otherwise, you may utilize our on-line 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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News Feed & Media Releases

This image shows the 8 newly sworn in Santa Barbara Police Department Officers standing in a line with Chief Kelly Gordon.
Eight New Police Officers Sworn In
Chief Kelly Gordon swore in eight new police officers last week, including six academy graduates and two lateral officers. Many of these new officers are Santa Barbara County natives and come from law enforcement families. The six academy…
October 4, 2022
Chief Kelly Ann Gordon taking the Oath of Allegiance with her right hand in the air in her police uniform in Council Chambers
WATCH: Kelly Ann Gordon Sworn In as Chief of Police
Kelly Ann Gordon was sworn in as the Chief of Police on Monday, September 19 in Council Chambers at City Hall. The City's Clerk Services Manager administered the Oath of Allegiance. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff, Mayor Randy Rowse and…
September 20, 2022
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False Report of Active Shooter at Bishop Diego High School
On September 14, 2022, around 1:00 pm, the Santa Barbara Police Combined Communications Center received a single call about an active shooter situation at Bishop Diego High School, located at 4000 La Colina Road. Within minutes of the 9-1…
September 14, 2022
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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


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