Santa Barbara Police Department

The Santa Barbara Police Department was founded in January 1900.  The department's jurisdiction is a little over 40 sq miles and the City Santa Barbara has a population of more than 90,000 people.  The department is comprised of more than 140 Sworn Police Officers and more than 60 Civilian Employees.  The SBPD has a variety of special assignments consisting of SWAT, CSI, Bike Patrol, Patrol Specialty Teams, Detectives, K-9, Motor Officers. Officer Pay Rates are between $90k-$108K Annually, with pay starting while attending the Police Academy.

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