City of Santa Barbara Public Safety Backs District Candidates for City Council and Measure C

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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 7th election as well as support for Measure C, the sales tax ...
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Vote YES on C!

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The officers of the Santa Barbara POA have dedicated their lives to protect and serve the Santa Barbara community.  Serving our community is much more than patrolling the streets - it is also giving back to the community and setting a good example for our youth and more. It is also our duty to inform the public. So, today, we are informing you all why we strongly support YES on C in the upcoming election. Voting YES on C benefits all residents of Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara P...
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9-11 Letter

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So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without hesitation, in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services - they reac...
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National Police Week Honored 135 Fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.  In the years and decades to f...
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