The Salinas Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of its two newest officers. Officer Ruby Alvarez and Officer Peter Magallon were sworn in on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
Peter Magallon is a Fresno County native. He graduated the police academy in 2003 and worked for Firebaugh Police Department for four years before being hired by the Kerman Police Department. Peter was a Kerman Police Officer for the past nine years. He worked as a field training officer and drug recognition expert.
Ruby Alvarez is a Salinas native. She graduated from the police academy in 2005 and worked briefly at Soledad Police Department before she was hired by the Greenfield Police Department. Ruby was a Greenfield Police Officer for the past ten years. She worked as a patrol officer, field training officer, and school resource officer.