Manage, oversee, and monitor the operations of the Santa
Barbara Police Department, which includes 3 divisions that
provide public safety for the Santa Barbara Community and
focus on quality of life issues.
Investigate and evaluate all complaints related to the
performance and conduct of the members of the Police
Assist other City departments in gathering information related
to public liability claims and other personnel matters.
Build trust and legitimacy regarding police activities, crime
trends, and emergency situations with media releases,
interviews and social media postings.
Investigate special requests from City Hall and respond with
information in a timely manner.
Oversee and manage development and implementation of
Community Liaison Officer program
Promote public trust by establishing a culture of accountability
Create positive engagement opportunities with all youth in the
Continue to develop and implement transparency initiative to release information to employees and the community related to community complaints and outcomes of investigations.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023
Identify audit issues, broad policy issues, and collaborate with California POST in certification reporting criteria.
Develop and implement oversight model approved by Council for reporting data.