2021 Press Releases

The Sheriff's Office Coroner's Bureau is investigating the in-home death of an offender who was on electronic monitoring.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has been awarded more than $97,000 in grant funding from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reminds the community that Flu season has arrived. Flu vaccination will be very important to reduce flu and reduce the overall impact of respiratory illnesses on the community, like COVID-19.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara recuerda a la comunidad que la temporada de gripe ha llegado. La vacunación contra la gripe será muy importante para reducir la gripe y reducir el impacto general de las enfermedades respiratorias en la comunidad, como COVID-19.

The County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development Department (P&D) is announcing the release of a Draft Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (CCVA).

The Sheriff's Office has identified additional COVID-19 positive inmates in the Main Jail as we continue to monitor a recent outbreak.

The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the reopening of the renovated public tennis courts at 642 N. Kellogg Avenue in Goleta. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 1.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley has been named Co-Chair of the national organization, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV)

The Goleta Police Department is proud to be joining forces with law enforcement agencies in the U.S. for "Operation Clear Track" — the single largest rail safety initiative in the U.S.

A new outbreak of COVID – 19 positive inmates is currently being managed at the Santa Barbara County Jail.