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Santa Barbara County Sheriff
Monday June 10th, 2019 :: 06:07 p.m. PDT


Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 24 New Employees

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office welcomed 24 new employees today, June 10, 2019, at a ceremony held at Earl’s Place at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. The new hires included a variety of careers within the Sheriff’s Office including two new positions, Sheriff’s Service Technician and Emergency Communications Center Call Taker. Sheriff Bill Brown also swore in a new Sheriff’s Deputy and Custody Deputy. Today’s welcome ceremony is a great example of the many different career paths and opportunities available at the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Brown thanked our hard-working Human Resources Bureau for working diligently to find such quality people to fill these positions at the Sheriff’s Office. He said, “We are pleased to welcome this diverse group of new employees whose backgrounds, education, training and experience are very impressive. They collectively bring a rich and vast amount of talent to our agency. We look forward to good things happening as they assume their new positions.”

The new employees include: Deputy Sheriff Torey Dunn and Custody Deputy Braulio Martinez.

Administrative Office Professional Bridget Williams, Financial Office Professional Margaret Santamaria, Legal Office Professional Anna Joyce, Alcohol and Drug Counselor Lindsey Gong, Computer Systems Specialist Kelly Hopwood and Accountant Eduardo Lozada.
The new utility workers include Shelbi Angelo, Maranda Baez and Javier Ibarra.

The new Sheriff’s Service Technician’s include Luis Arreola, Ignacio Loza III, Semehi Madrigal, James Nelson, Ryan Rayos, Feliciana Serino and Christopher Tario.

The Emergency Communications Call Takers include Jenna Clark and Cloud Winter.

The Communications Dispatchers include Jamilah Jabali, Karina Nunez and Nichole Sagisi.

We congratulate those that were welcomed today and we wish our new colleagues a great career with the Sheriff’s Office. If you are interested in a rewarding job with our team we invite you to go to our website at and go to the Join Us section to find out more.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff
4434 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

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