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To pursue truth and justice by employing the highest ethical standards in vigorously prosecuting the guilty, protecting the innocent, and preventing crime.

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Price Gouging

 

Please report any suspected price gouging or other consumer violations to the District Attorney's Office at 805-568-2300 or by filling out a consumer complaint form below and emailng it to ConsumerDA@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.

Complaint Form in English

Complaint Form in Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Press Releases

07/30/2020 People v Manuel Edward Torres

 

07/20/2020 People v Walter Morales Case No. 19CR08880

 

06/25/2020 Press Release Joint Press Conference Regarding DeAngelo

 

 

6/22/2020 Press Release People v David Guillod

 

6/22/2020 Press Release People v David Guillod Felony Complaint

 

06/18/2020 Press Release People v DeAngelo

 

06/15/2020 Press Release - People v Joseph De Angelo

 

06/08/2020 Press Release - State Street Mile Goes Virtual

 

06/01/2020 Press Release - People v Aura Leticia Mijangos

 

06/01/2020 People v Aura Leticia Mijangos Complaint 20CR80025

 

05/28/2020 Press Release - People v. Laura Mae Gish 19CR00717

 

Report to the People 2010-2014

IV Safe Report to the People

 

 

Videos/In the News

Keyt: District Attorneys and neighbors speak out after "Golden State Killer" enters guilty pleas

 

 

 

Santa Barbara News Press: Golden State Killer pleads guilty

 

CA: GOLDEN STATE KILLER/ DA: BEGINNING OF HEALING | CNN | wfmz.com

 

 

Joyce Dudley: The Pain of Looking Away

 

CALM Together Community Conversation

 

Joyce Dudley & Vickie Johnson: May Is Elder Abuse Awareness Month | Opinions - Noozhawk.com

 

 

 

Look for the Helpers: DA's office pitches in, learning materials donated to farmworkers kids

 

 

Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Summit Highlights In-Home Crimes on Rise Amid Coronavirus Pandemic | Local News - Noozhawk.com

 

 

 

Uptick in domestic violence during COVID-19 shelter at home; find out how you can help-Keyt

 

 

Pets of slain Lompoc woman delivered to her surviving family in Texas- KEYT

 

 

Covid-19 Public Safety Press Conference 4/7/2020

 

Covid-19 Conferencia de Prensa - Seguridad Publica 4/7/2020

 

Domestic violence victims and their pets need a safe haven - Santa Ynez Valley Star

 

 

Coronavirus-related scams pop up across Santa Barbara County | News | Santa Maria Sun, CA

 

 

Santa Barbara Officials Call Out Domestic Abuse - The Santa Barbara Independent

 

 

Santa Barbara News-Press: As scammers try to make money from coronavirus pandemic, U.S. law enforcement gives tips on how to spot and stop them

 

 

 

SB Independent: How to Report Suspected Scams related to COVID - 19

 

 

Santa Barbara DA Reflects on Weinstein Verdict - The Santa Barbara Independent

 

 

AB 392: Use of Force Standards
General Public Video

 

DA Dudley and our First Responders

 

CHP Increases Traffic Enforcement after Crashes on Santa Ynez Valley Highways | Local News - Noozhawk.com

 

 

Prosecutors gather in Las Vegas for gun violence summit; mass shootings in America took center stage

 

 

 

KEYT-Victim help from District Attorney's Office underway after Conception tragedy

 

 

 

Santa Maria Elks Show Appreciation for Law Enforcement Officers | Local News - Noozhawk.com

 

 

 

Keyt: District Attorney warns people to think twice about leaving children or pets in cars-Heatwave warning

 

 

 

What Does the District Attorney Do?(English)

 

What Does the District Attorey Do? (Spanish)

 

 

KEYT: Santa Barbara County DA files legal action against wildfire protection company

 

 

SM Times:Casa of Hope: Safe home for sex trafficking victims to welcome its first residents

 

 

SB Independent: Larger Rescue Mission Expands Life-Changing Purpose

 

 

 

KEYT:Santa Barbara Rescue Mission completes six-year remodeling project

 

 

KSBY: Supervisors allocate money for improvements at district attorney’s offices in Santa Maria

 

 

KEYT:Memorial Day lunch comes with a legislative update, meal and tearful honor

 

 

Noozhawk: Conference Puts Focus on Helping First Responders Deal with Toll from Repeated Trauma

 

CDAA Prosecutor Stories: Jennifer Karapetian

 

Santa Barbara County agencies discuss ongoing efforts against human trafficking - KEYT

 

Santa Maria Times: District Attorney's Office turns to books to prevent crime

 

Noozhawk: Santa Maria Public Library shop gets used children's books from Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office

 

 

 

Growing Danger of Fetanyl: Doctor and DA discuss - Video | KTTV

 

Noozhawk: Accused Golden State Killer Will Be Tried In Sacramento

 

Noozhawk: Joyce Dudley: Access to Mental Health Services Critical During Early Childhood

 

 

Noozhawk: Santa Barbara District Attorney Warns of Blackmail Scam

 

Noozhawk: Pedal the Pacific Cyclists On a Roll as They Raise Awareness About Sex Trafficking

 

Raw: Santa Barbara DA Announces 4 New Criminal

 

Eyewitness News ABC7: Golden State charged with 4 more counts of murder

 

Keyt: Santa Barbara County DA files four counts of first-degree murder against 'Golden State Killer'

 

 

Santa Barbara Independent| Human Trafficking: It's Happening in Front of You

 

 

 

TEDx: The Face of Human Trafficking/Megan Rheinschild

 

POST: Did You Know? Video Series

 

Sexual Assault Awareness Video

 

SB Independant: DA Seeks Death Penalty in Triple Han Homicide

 

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

 

Procedural Justice

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
Interships
 

Scam Alerts

The Dirty Dozen represents the worst of the worst tax scams.

 

 

Pets make great pandemic pals; fleecers know it

 

 

Lompoc Police Dept: CAL DSS Fraudulent Notice

 

 

WHO-Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters

 

Many kinds of scams on the rise-LA Times

 

San Luis Obispo County sheriff warns of 'arrest warrant' scam in area

 

FEMA Control de rumores del coronavirus

 

FEMA Corona Virus Rumor Control
False National Guard Rumor
Beware of Work From Home Scams

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

 

 

 

Coronavirus Consumer Tips

If you have been a victim of any type of scam please report that to the FBI at ic3.gov and to the federal trade commission at ftc.gov

 

Lompoc Police Warn Against Tipster Scam
Lompoc Residents Cautioned About Scam Calls
Home Rental Scams

Publisher's Clearing House Scams

Blackmail Scam
Estafas de trabajo en casa
Estafas de premios: No pague para participar
Fraudes de Romance
Los estafadores buscan ayuda
Utilities scam
Sweetheart Scams
Tech Support Scam
Kidnapping Scam
Social Security Befeciary Scam
Jury Duty Scam
FRAUD ALERT: "Land Technicians" Attempting to Gain Unauthorized Access to Homes
IRS Warns of Scam Targeting Tax Professionals
Online hotel booking scams
Where to Report Scams
Cnet: How to Stop Robocalls
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

 

Forms/Complaints

Request for Discovery Form

Workers' Compensaton Insurance

Application for Conviction Review

Other Forms and Brochures

Complaints against sworn DA personnel
Complaints against non sworn DA personnel
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center(IC3)
 
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