Contact the Salinas Police Department

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  • Call 911 To report a crime in progress
  • Call 1-800-782-7463 (1-800-78-CRIME) to safely and anonymously provide a crime tip to an operator.
  • Call 831-758-7321 or 831-775-4222 to leave non-emergency crime tips on a voicemail recording.
  • Report a problem or non-emergency crime using our online reporting tool.
  • Contact individual officers via phone or contact form using our Salinas Police Department directory.
  • Learn about career opportunities with us on our Careers page.
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Question of the Day

Can I drink alcohol while walking down a City street in Salinas?

No, it is illegal to drink any beverage that contains alcohol while on public property. The Salinas Municipal Code Section (21-2)  states that, "No person shall drink any beer, wine or other intoxicating beverage on any public street, sidewalk, alley, highway, plaza parkway, parking lot, airport terminal, or bus or train depot in the City...

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