Chief's Staff

Ensure that the organization is operating in a professional manner at all levels with a solid and consistent focus on community policing through team approaches and employee accountability.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

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

Department.


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

and transparency.


Create positive engagement opportunities with all youth in the

community.


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.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

OTHER PROGRAM MEASURES