Commander Marylinda Arroyo

Police Department Names Interim Police Chief

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July 19, 2022

Commander Marylinda Arroyo will be serving as the Interim Police Chief for the City of Santa Barbara. A permanent Police Chief is expected to be announced within the next few weeks. Commander Arroyo was the first female to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant, captain and commander in the 122-year history of the Santa Barbara Police Department, and currently commands the field operations division.

You can read more about Commander Marylinda Arroyo's background and accomplishments in the Police Department media release