Provide infrastructure support and network security for the 911
Combined Communications Center and all Police Department
Design and implement automated systems to enhance public
safety, user workflow, and provide critically needed public
safety information in a timely manner.
Administer the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) network and the
Santa Barbara County Information Sharing System, providing
law enforcement agencies in Santa Barbara and San Luis
Obispo counties with access to local, state, national and
Host and manage the Multi-Jurisdictional Computer Aided
Dispatch & Records Management systems for the City of
Ventura Police Department and future law enforcement
agencies within Santa Barbara County.
Provide the Fire Department with operational and system
changes that are interconnected with the 911 Combined
Provide timely and pertinent information relative to crime and
arrest data to Police Department personnel, other City
departments, outside law enforcement agencies, and the
general public for resource allocation, budgeting activities, and
Provide 24-hour user support, provide user training, maintain
all PCs and mobile computers, maintain department webpage
and mission critical law enforcement systems.
Provide all department statistics to support a wide range of
reports such as, officer activity, directed patrol initiatives,
special investigation projects, CLERY Act, public records
requests, and Department of Justice Unified Crime Reporting.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023
Continue progressive cyber-security initiatives by enhancing security protocol and researching the latest mitigation processes.
Construct specific response plan for ransomware attacks and document as a part of Department’s Incident Response Plan (IRP).
Continue migrating data to the cloud for all critical backups.
Implement Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) servers as a part of our infrastructure redesign.
Install new indoor & outdoor security cameras throughout Police Department buildings.
Continue redeveloping the Crime Analysis catalog of services.
Identify funding and replace call recorder system for the 911 Communication Center.
Refresh all 911 Computer Aided Dispatch monitors and workstations.