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

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
Parked Police Vehicles Bishop Diego HS
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
Police Chief Kelly Ann Gordon
Kelly Ann Gordon Named Chief of Police
Last week, Kelly Ann Gordon was named Chief of Police for the Santa Barbara Police Department. Her new role is effective September 19. Chief Gordon brings 26 years of experience in policing to Santa Barbara. Most recently, she was the…
September 7, 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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