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Press Releases

11/23/2015 District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley to receive 2015 Deborah M. Talmage Attorney of the Year Award



11/13/2015 People v. Juan Carlos Herrera-Romero and Gabino Andres Romero


10/30/2015 People v. Manuel Salmeron Manzanares; Case No. 1476313.


10/15/2015 People v. Randall Rudy Quaid and Evi Hellena Quaid


10/1/2015 People v. Paula Lopez Ochoa


Videos/In the News

Noozhawk: DA Using Case of Severely Burned Teen as Cautionary Tale


Preventing school violence

2015 State St Mile by FitzFilms Co

Thank you IV law enforcement

Noozhawk: Youth & Family Services YMCA Fundraiser Aims to Keep Young People ‘Reaching for Stars’



Lompoc Record: Grand jury: CLASS program keeps county truancy down


Noozhawk: Santa Barbara DA’s Truancy Program Helps Keep Children in School, Grand Jury Report Finds



SB Newspress: SB County fighting "underground economy"


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

Needs Assessment of Domestic Child Sex Trafficking in Santa Barbara County June 2015
Appendix A: Sex Trafficking in California
Human Trafficking
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