Salinas PD officer shot in the line of duty

Release Date/Time: 2/26/2022 1:00 PM
Incident: Salinas PD officer shot in the line of duty
Date: Friday, 2/25/2022
Time: 10:41 PM
Location: Griffin St. at E. Market St.

It is with a heavy heart that we at Salinas PD inform that one of our officers, Jorge David Alvarado (30), a five-year veteran was shot and killed in the line of duty last night.  At approximately 2241 hours, Officer Alvarado conducted a traffic stop in the area of East Market Street and Griffin Street. and was involved in an officer involved shooting.

Officers Alvarado’s heroic action during the confrontation directly led to the arrest of the suspect.

The suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact us at 758-7321 or at our anonymous TIP Line 775-4222

Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: 758-7289