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South Coast City Gets New Police Chief


A South Coast city has a new police chief.  Lt. Rich Brittingham is the City of Goleta's new Chief of Police Services.

Brittingham has been a law enforcement officer for more than two decades.  He's been with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office for 17 years.

Brittingham has worked as a patrol officer, a Sheriff's Sergeant, and as a detective.  The County Sheriff's Officer has a contract with the city to provide law enforcement services.