Santa Barbara Police Department
For any Emergency Dial: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 805-882-8900
As of 06/01/2022, The Police Department's Lobby Hours are:
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.
Contact Information for various sections and phone numbers.
Visit Contact Us for more information
Internal Operations - This section includes both officers and civilian personnel and is led by a Lieutenant. 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 and special event officer requests.
For more details visit Internal Operations the page.
Investigations & Detectives - While officers of the Field Operations Division most often are the first officers on the scene of any police event, Detectives handle the following-up investigations to those cases. It is the Detective's responsibility to follow leads and evidence to arrest outstanding suspects. For more details visit the Investigative Division page.
Property & Evidence - The Property Room is open Monday through Thursday (closed holidays) from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We may be contacted at 805-897-2375. Visit Property & Evidence for more information
Visit Chief of Police & Community Accountability Staff for more information
The Field Operation Division is the largest division within the Police Department. Its primary responsibility is to provide uniformed law enforcement service to the community.
Visit Field Operations for more information
In the event of an Emergency, dial 9-1-1
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
735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel. (805) 963-0611
City of Santa Barbara, PO Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
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