It is situated in Santa Barbara county, California with a total number of 171 employees - 8 female, 107 male officers and 56 civilians. Santa Maria PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0420400, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.
The Santa Maria PD employee rate for 2017 was 1.59 employees per 1000 inhabitants. The police department employee rate is lower than the national average of 2.5.
In 2017 the agency had 476 reported violent crimes where 271 crimes were cleared.
For 2017 there were 476 reported violent crimes in total, where:
The police department had 2354 property crimes reported in 2017, there were 11 arson, 446 burglaries, 1231 larceny/theft and 677 motor vehicle theft cases.