Provide uniformed foot and bicycle patrol officers downtown to deter street crime, maintain a highly visible police presence, and encourage interaction with the public.
Maintain a daily proactive enforcement effort against alcohol, narcotics, panhandling, loitering, and illegal vending violations in the downtown corridor, Milpas corridor and beachfront areas.
Provide security at City Council meetings with a uniformed officer.
Provide bicycle patrol training to SBPD officers and outside agencies.
Proactively promote public trust by working with representatives of merchant and community organizations, as well as other governmental agencies.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023
Increase collaboration with the advocates and community-based organizations that are working with those persons experiencing homelessness in the Santa Barbara area.