black lives matter

After large public rallies and hours of comment presented to the city council, the city of Santa Barbara has decided to form a civilian police review and accountability system.

In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis Police, and the Black Lives Matter protests around the world, the relationship between police and the public has been a hot topic. 

A forum on the intersection of race and law enforcement is taking place Wednesday night in Ventura County.

After recent protests and rallies for police reform brought about by the death of George Floyd, the City of Santa Barbara is considering adding a civilian police review system.