Police Department Directory

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Be prepared to tell the 9-1-1 emergency dispatcher the following information:

  • Where you are
  • The location where the incident is occurring (address, and cross street if possible)
  • What is happening
  • Who is involved
  • Whether weapons are involved (if a weapon is involved, provide details for officer safety)
  • If there are any injuries
  • Detailed descriptions, including race, sex, age, height, hair, eyes, clothing, facial hair, scars/tattoos
  • Vehicle involved/Direction of travel

Be prepared to remain on the phone call to assist the dispatcher. Do NOT hang up first; let the dispatcher end the conversation.

If you need to call the Police Department but it is not an emergency,
call the business line at (805) 928-3781.

Police Or Fire Emergency


Telephone Numbers:

Non-Emergency Police Business Line 

(805) 928-3781

Tipline (call the main line at (805) 928-3781
wait for the automated message, and then
dial COPS or 2-6-7-7. You will be sent to a
voicemail box where you can leave your
message, anonymous or not.

The tipline is not monitored 24/7, so in the
event of an emergency dial 911.

Ext. 2677

Watch Commanders

Ext. 2297

Records Bureau Supervisor:

Ext. 2295

Records Bureau

Ext. 2590

Traffic Reports

Arrest Reports

Missing Persons

Business License Info

Sex Registrants

Narcotics Registrants

Crime Report Info (non-reporting)

Live Scan & Fingerprinting Appointments

Tows & Impounds (and tow hearings)

Juvenile Information

Insurance Request for Reports



Communications Center (Dispatch)

Ext. 2277

Communications Supervisor

Ext. 1343



Traffic Bureau Supervisor

Ext. 2291



Alarm Information

Toll Free (866) 970-8019

Property and Evidence Room

Ext. 2301

Training Bureau

Ext. 8503

Volunteer Program


DARE Officer




Fax Numbers:

Record Bureau

(805) 349-9239


(805) 922-0877


Hotline Numbers:


Abandoned Vehicles

(805) 928-3781 ext. 2956

Graffiti Hotline

(805) 925-0951 ext. 2667



Send a Tip:
Send an anonymous tip

"We Tip" Hotline Numbers:

These lines operate 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week and are nation-wide.

Crime Hotline

(800) 78CRIME

Drug Hotline

(800) 47DRUGS

Arson Hotline

(800) 47ARSON

Fraud Hotline

(800) 87FRAUD