Vincent Wasilewski

Vincent Wasilewski has been named the new chief deputy to lead the custody operations branch of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Wasilewski will also lead the department through the construction of the new Northern Branch Jail in Santa Maria, and will help integrate its operations with existing jail facilities. Wasilewski brings 34 years of corrections experience to his new role, having formerly served as the assistant chief custody deputy with the Onandaga County Sheriff’s Office in Syracuse, N.Y. Wasilewski is also a certified jail manager, a certified police and corrections instructor and an accreditation assessor in New York State. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Columbia College of Missouri and graduated from the New York State Law Enforcement Executive Institute.