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Why we do what we do

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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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

My neighbors keep a rooster in their backyard. Is this legal?
 
No. The Salinas Municipal Code  prohibits any fowl or livestock to be kept as pets. This includes pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, etc. Roosters are especially bothersome because of the noise they create and the fact they are sometimes used for cockfights and gambling.
 
How many pets am I allowed to have at my house?
 
Salinas City residents are allowed to have four pets per household. This includes any combination, such...

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