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Why we do what we do

On July 23, 2012, my daughter called the Police Department to report she was being stalked and harassed by a subject. She was very nervous about making the report and even more so knowing she would have to talk about the facts of the case. It was very fortunate that Officer Anthony Yates was the officer who responded to...

~ Richard 'Rick' Janicki, Police Lieutenant (Ret.)

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Salinas Police Department

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

What can I do if there is a loud party in my neighborhood?

If someone is having a loud party in your neighborhood you may call the Police Department for assistance. When deciding whether to call the police you must also decide whether the noise is at a level that your peace is being disturbed. If it is, you next need to decide whether you would be willing to press formal charges in order to get the noise to stop or be turned down to a tolerable level.

Most often, the mere fact that you are willing to press charges will help us to solve the problem so that no actual charges need be pressed. If you...

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