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  • Community Academy
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Why we do what we do

I wish to convey my gratitude to Commander Stan Cooper for his assistance with our Citizens Academy program. On June 12,2012, Commander Cooper was a guest presenter on the topic of gangs. His experience and professionalism played an instrumental role in the education and facilitation of the topic- I appreciate his...

~ Michael B. CalholinI, Chief of Police, Carmel

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

We 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

How do I contest a parking citation?
 
You may request an Administrative Review.
 
How much time do I have to contest a citation?
 
Payment or an administrative review is required within 21 days or further penalties will be assessed. If you fail to request a review or pay the citation as directed, vehicle registration will be withheld.
 
How do I obtain a copy of a citation?
 
You may obtain a copy by calling (831) 758-7363.  If no...

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