News & Announcements


  • August is Back to School Safety Month: Slow Down and Look for Children in School Zones
    As students head back to the classroom, the Salinas Police Department reminds parents and residents to follow the speed limit and be extra careful driving through school zones.
  • Missing Person Juvenile
    The Salinas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenage girl who is believed to be in the company of an older man.  Valeria Flores Soriano (16) was last seen this morning leaving her home in Salinas. 
  • Four Suspects Arrested in E. Bernal Dr. Homicides
    of 10 shots fired on E. Bernal Dr near the intersection Maryal Dr. On arrival officers located two victims, Michael David Ramos (33) and Amanda Nicole Ferrel (30) both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Tragically both victims succumbed to their injuries. 
  • Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation
    Agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and Salinas Police Department conducted a program called a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation which targets adults who purchase alcohol for people under 21 years of age. Under the program, a minor (Explorers) under the direct supervision of a peace officer will stand outside a liquor or convenience store and ask patrons to buy them alcohol. The minor indicates in some way he or she is underage and cannot purchase the alcohol.