Santa Maria – The Santa Barbara Police Officers Association (SBPOA) and the Lompoc Police Officers Association have joined over 1,100 other organizations, elected officials, law enforcement leaders, community supporters and citizens in endorsing Sheriff Bill Brown for re-election.

“The Santa Barbara Police Officers Association is proud to announce our endorsement of Sheriff Bill Brown for re-election to the office of Santa Barbara County Sheriff. Sheriff Bill Brown has the proven leadership, knowledge, and skills that are required to provide the citizens of Santa Barbara County with a safe environment. Sheriff Bill Brown continues to work hard to maintain a good quality of life for everyone who lives in the communities of this county. Our members provide the frontline protection for the City of Santa Barbara and understand firsthand the importance of re-electing Sheriff Bill Brown to the office of Sheriff,” said Sergeant Mike McGrew, President – Santa Barbara Police Officers Association.

Agent Corey Cox, President – Lompoc Police Officers Association said, “During his tenure as Sheriff he has demonstrated great leadership during numerous difficult situations. Bill Brown has also fostered an atmosphere of good will and support between the Lompoc Police Department and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Because of this and much more the Lompoc Police Officers Association is proud to endorse Bill Brown for Santa Barbara County Sheriff.”

Other supporters include the Santa Barbara County Deputy District Attorneys Association, California Police Chiefs Association, California Peace Officers Association, Governor Jerry Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris, District Attorney Joyce Dudley, Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian and a majority of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.

Sheriff Bill Brown’s full list of endorsements can be seen at:

For more information, contact Terri Lee Coleman, Director of Communications, Committee to Re-Elect Bill Brown Sheriff 2014 at (805) 878-5732 or email


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