Local Election Outcome

The Santa Barbara POA would like to thank all of our followers who supported our endorsed candidates in the recent election. We are happy to report that Kristen Sneddon from District 4 and Gregg Hart from District 6 won. We are committed to making Santa Barbara a great, safe place to live and visit. We believe that with these great people in office, we can do just that! Congratulations to you both.

Santa Barbara POA Endorses Gregg Hart for District 6

The Santa Barbara Police Officers’ Association endorses Gregg Hart for District 6. Gregg’s history of serving the Santa Barbara community makes him the ideal candidate. He served as a three-term City Council Member, the Planning Commissioner, the California Coastal Commissioner, and also as a member of numerous boards and commissions.  Gregg’s dedication to his community is unmatched. As he has several successes in the past, we are confident in his ability to continue to serve Santa Barbara...
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Santa Barbara POA Endorses Warner McGrew for District 5

The Santa Barbara Police Officers’ Association endorses Warner Mcgrew for District 5. Warner places heavy emphasis on the safety of Santa Barbara residents. For 35 years, Warner worked in every position at the City Fire Department - 15 years as City Fire Marshal, and 7 years as the Cite Fire Chief.  Having Warner in office for District 5 would mean improving emergency response for Santa Barbara. We appreciate Warner’s dedication to the safety of the City’s residence and value his expert exp...
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Santa Barbara POA Endorses Kristen Sneddon for District 4

Santa Barbara Police Officers’ Association endorses Kristen Sneddon for District 4. Kristen puts great emphasis on the importance of law enforcement. Although District 4 is not a high crime area, Kristen wants to assure that the Police Department has the resources necessary to ensure safety for Santa Barbara’s neighborhoods.  Kristen also recognizes that District 4 is a fire prone area. Due to the drought and the changing climate, fire safety has become absolutely essential. She plans on pr...
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City of Santa Barbara Public Safety Backs District Candidates for City Council and Measure C

The Santa Barbara Police Officers Association and the Santa Barbara City Firefighters Association endorse candidates for all district seats and support for Measure C in the upcoming City of Santa Barbara election. SANTA BARBARA, CA – The two organizations, representing the men and women on the front lines of public safety in the City of Santa Barbara, have come together to endorse a slate of district council candidates for the November 7 th election as well as support for Measure C, the sales ta...
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