News & Announcements


  • Salinas Police Department Encourages Parents of Newly Licensed Teens to Discuss the Importance of Safe Driving
    Release Date/Time:\ 10/18/2021 11:55 AMIncident: National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 17-23 Date:\ Monday, 10/18/2021Time:\ 11:55 AMLocation: City of Salinas National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 17-23 As part of National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct. 17-23, Salinas Police Department reminds parents and guardians the importance of talking to their teen(s) […]
  • Homicide Investigation Update
    On 10-05-2021 at approximately 1:45 AM, officers responded top a ShotSpotter activation in the 200 block of Chaparral St. When they arrived, officers found Jonathan Maciel (19) suffering from a mortal gunshot wound.
  • Homicide and Officer Involved Shooting
    On 10-05-2021 at approximately 1:45 AM, officers responded top a ShotSpotter activation in the 200 block of Chaparral St. When they arrived, officers found a male victim (19) suffering from a mortal gunshot wound. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notifications.
  • UPDATE: Homicide Arrest
    On Monday, 9/27/21 at approximately 12:45 pm Salinas Police Officers responded to a report of a victim of a shooting near the intersection of W. Lake St. and Martella St. On arrival they located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Kazia Blunt.