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A note of thanks and gratitude for sending three of your officers, three of your best, to participate in our Grand Fiesta at Closter Park on June 30, 2012. Officers Jeffery Lofton, Richard Lopez and Melanie Coffin were an asset and a huge hit with the kids as well as the parents... they interacted with the kids, always...

~ Sandra M. Whittle, Rotary Club of Salinas Alisal

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Welcome to the Salinas Police web site, brought to you by the men and women of the Salinas Police Department.

I believe that while law enforcement is the responsibility of Salinas Police Officers, public safety is everyone’s responsibility.  It is clear that a...

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Question of the Day

My neighbors keep a rooster in their backyard. Is this legal?
No. The Salinas Municipal Code  prohibits any fowl or livestock to be kept as pets. This includes pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, etc. Roosters are especially bothersome because of the noise they create and the fact they are sometimes used for cockfights and gambling.
How many pets am I allowed to have at my house?
Salinas City residents are allowed to have four pets per household. This includes any combination, such...

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