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Press Releases

8/18/2017 People v. Jensen Buchanan; Case No. 1501947



8/15/2017 People v. Edward Dean Scheuerman, Case No. 17CR08284


8/9/2017 People v. Hamidullah Sarwary, Case No. 1442831


7/28/2017 People v. Kristopher John Davis; Case No. 1499693



Videos/In the News

DA Dudley addresses the Incoming Class at SBCC. Topic Sexual Assault on Campus/"It's on us!"


Noozhawk: Absentee Rate Shows Small Decline in Santa Barbara Unified School District



Noozhawk: Santa Maria Humane Society, District Attorney’s Office Join Forces to Give Dogs a Day



Independent: District Attorney’s Office Receives a Loving Makeover


Keyt: New program pairs shelter dogs with workout buddies at District Attorney's office



Procedural Justice

Keyt: Senior Scam presentations aim to increase awareness of fraud


Santa Maria Times: National Victim's Rights Week 2017



KEYT: Refugio oil spill appeal denied setting stage for November trial



Dogs in the Courthouse: Challenges and Benefits in the Use of Facility Dogs


Human Trafficking in Santa Barbara


Responding to the needs of our Homeless


Attorney of the Year

Innovative policing approach to mental health, drug problems


Life Facing Bars: A Gang Prevention Documentary


Lfie Facing Bars: A Documentary on Gang Prevention: Spanish Version


Santa Barbara Restorative Court



Quick Links

Appendix A: Sex Trafficking in California
Needs Assessment of Domestic Child Sex Trafficking in Santa Barbara County June 2015
Human Trafficking
Fight Crime Invest in Kids
Externship Program for Volunteer Attorneys
Externship Opportunity-Workers' Compensation Fraud Prosecution


Scam Alerts

Where to Report Scams
Lottery Scam
Free Wifi Hotspots
Public Alert- Medicare Fraud
Fraudulent Magazine/Newspaper Renewal Notices
Public Supermaket Alert
Annuity Churning Scam
Scam Artists Posing as IRS Agents
Law Enforcement Scam
Health Care Scam
Grandparent Scam
Public Advisory: Special Report on Counterfeit Checks and Money Orders
Public Alert: Fire Inspection Scam



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