For Patrol and Reporting purposes, the City is divided into 6 Beats containing multiple Report Districts (Neighborhoods) within each Beat. View the Santa Barbara Beat Map.
For Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), the FBI defines the following as Part 1 crimes: Homicide, Forcible Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Larceny-Theft, Motor Vehicle Theft, and Arson. This information may be obtained from the FBI website here: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm.
Offense activity for a number of California cities, including Santa Barbara, can be found at http://www.spotcrime.com/. Activity by hundred block, for a specified set of offenses, is submitted to this site on a weekly basis.