The mission of the Santa Barbara Police Department is to provide for the public safety through the philosophy of community oriented policing. It is to protect and serve our community where all people can live in peace without fear of crime. It is to ensure a professional quality of service and accountability to the citizens of Santa Barbara and to all who should call upon our service.
The City of Santa Barbara Police Department employs both Officers and Civilian Personnel.
View our Employment page to find out more about positions, employment requirements and an overview of how to apply for a job at the Police Department.