Californians Encouraged to Buckle Up on Every Trip

This year’s Click it or Ticket campaign is from May 24-June 6. During this time, the Salinas Police Department will actively look for drivers and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt. This includes drivers who do not secure children in child safety seats.

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Grand Jury Releases Findings on Salinas PD Collaborative Reform

The 2020/2021 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury just released its findings after investigating police reform at the Salinas Police Department. The report- Salinas Police Department, from Traditional Policing to Community Policing- delineates findings on the Salinas PD Collaborative Reform Initiative. The Salinas Police Department has worked diligently to address the 110 recommendations.

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Search Warrants

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On 04/27/21, Salinas PD officers were dispatched to a strong armed robbery that occurred at the Northridge Mall. Officers contacted the victim who had been assaulted and robbed by four unknown males. The Violence Suppression Task Force took over the investigation and was able to identify the four males as active Norteno gang members from Salinas, Ca. Search warrants were authored for four locations in Acosta Plaza and arrest warrants were obtained for Bertin Medrano (27 yrs old) and three other juveniles, all who participated in the assault and robbery.

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