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The University of California Santa Barbara Police Department strives to be a visible, proactive professional police agency, providing excellence in public service to a culturally diverse community.
The University of California Santa Barbara Police Department provides traditional and nontraditional police and public safety services. Our Department provides for the peace, safety and security of persons and facilities on university property. Our efforts are directed toward creating an environment where research, education, and public service flourish.
Members of the University of California Santa Barbara Police Department display integrity, honesty, and fairness in our interactions with the community and each other, by recognizing and maintaining an ethical standard above reproach through open, truthful and respectful communications, and by encouraging external and internal partnerships.