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I write this letter to tell you that Officers Hart, Bohn and Gansen did a superb job in bringing to justice a group of persistent thieves. The defendants selected Target stores in Marina and Salinas on numerous occasions to work their schemes to steal merchandise. Your officers worked with store loss prevention officers...

~ Dean D. Flippo, District Attorney

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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

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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