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Why we do what we do

Officers Ben Draeger, Kenny Schwener, and Mas Yoneda handled a Crisis Management Briefing which was followed by two Critical Incident Stress Debriefings. The officers performed debriefing duties for our inpatient mental health unit staff, crisis team and outpatient behavioral health staff, a group of well-trained and...

~ Robert Jackson MFT, Monterey County Behavioral Health

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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 should I do if I see a strange person or car loitering in my neighborhood?
 
Having residents report strange, suspicious or out of place activity their neighborhoods is essential to locating identifying and stopping criminal activity. There may be a reasonable and legal explanation for the person's presence and actions. However, if the person's actions are enough to raise your suspicion there is probably a good reason to take further action.

There are several things that you can do to help us in these cases. The most important thing to remember is to not put yourself at danger by...

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