It is situated in Santa Barbara county, California with a total number of 308 employees - 54 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Santa Barbara County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0420000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.
The Santa Barbara County SO employee rate for 2017 was 4.4 employees per 1000 inhabitants. The police department employee rate is higher than the national average of 2.5.
In 2017 the agency had 272 reported violent crimes where 134 crimes were cleared.
For 2017 there were 272 reported violent crimes in total, where:
The police department had 1499 property crimes reported in 2017, there were 6 arson, 421 burglaries, 1054 larceny/theft and 24 motor vehicle theft cases.