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***Report to the People 2010-2014***





Press Releases

9/16/2014 The TJX Companies, Inc. to Pay $2.8 Million Settlement for Environmental Violations



9/11/2014 People v. Kimberly Ann Kreis

9/10/2014 People v. David Prenatt

9/5/2014 People v. Leonel Gonzalez

9/4/2014 People v. Richard Dale Haenel





Videos/In the News

Noozhawk: Santa Barbara County Shows Off SUV Specially Designed to Deploy Fire-Sniffing Canines



SB New Press: Animal Abuse link to other crime


Life Facing Bars: A Gang Prevention Documentary


KEYT: Community Leaders Come Together To End Elder Abuse "Stand Up Against Elder Abuse" Committed to Raise Awareness



DA Dudley forms Anti-trafficking Task Force


Orcutt Pioneeer Column February 2014

Noozhawk: Letter to the Editor: Crash Victim Offers Thanks to Many in Santa Barbara


KEYT: SB County District Attorney Forms Anti-Animal Abuse Task Force



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Current Events

Sept 4, 2014 Animal Abuse Presentation


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