2014 Press Releases

If disaster strikes you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for some time. By taking time now to prepare emergency water, food and disaster supplies kit, you can provide for your entire family.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a mail theft ring and is asking for public assistance to help locate the two female suspects believed responsible. The Sheriff's Office also wants to notify residents and hotel owners about these suspects in an attempt to notify potential victims and to prevent others from being victimized as well.

The County of Santa Barbara and the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Santa Barbara County will be holding public meetings to communicate upcoming changes to the workforce development system and to gather input and feedback from the community.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance to help locate multiple suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Old Town Goleta last Friday evening.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown is pleased to announce his selection of Bernard "Barney" Melekian as his new undersheriff, to be effective January 5, 2015.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring or will occur soon.

Santa Barbara County Inmate is Back in Custody after a Brief Escape at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team (SBCSAR) is holding its final recruitment meeting of the year tomorrow night, November 20, at 6 p.m. at 66 S. San Antonio Road. If you are interested in joining the team and being a part of saving lives and giving back to your community in this way, you are encouraged to attend.

Tibor Karsai Petition

Heads up to holiday party-goers! To help save lives this holiday season, officers from your 12 local law enforcement agencies are launching a special "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways.