News & Announcements


  • Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 19-25
    Release Date/Time:\ 9/20/2021 1:00 PMIncident: Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 19-25Date:\ Monday, 9/20/2021Time:\ 1:00 PMLocation: City of Salinas As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Salinas Police Department wants to make sure your child is in the right child safety seat. Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 19-25 and focuses on […]
  • Operation Black Hawk
    For the past five months the Salinas Police Department Investigations Unit, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, Salinas Violence Suppression Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Monterey Office have been conducting an ongoing investigation into NorCal Transportation, who is suspected of operating a drug trafficking organization (DTO) with the specific intent to transport and distribute narcotics between Yuma, Az and Salinas, Ca. During the investigations it was determined that, Nor Cal Transportation was directly connected to the Sinaloa Cartel and transporting narcotics in conjunction with Norteno gang leaders.
  • Lewd Acts on a Child Investigation
    On September 15, 2021, the Salinas Police Department arrested Robert Dunham (55) for lewd acts on a child. Robert Dunham is a teacher at Harden Middle School. This is an ongoing investigation and no further details can be provided at this time. If you have any information that can assist the investigation, please contact Detective Dominici at (831) 758-7391 or by email at [email protected]
  • Police Service of Salinas Will Hold a Press Conference to Report on the Results of Operation Black Hawk from September 9, 2021

    A press conference will be held at the Police Service of Salinas Headquarters in the Community Room 312 E. Alisal St, on Thursday September 16, 2021 at 10:00 am. Interim Chief Roberto Filice, Salinas PD staff and law enforcement partners will present a report on the results of Operation Black Hawk which took place on September 9, 2021.

    Operation Black Hawk is a collaborative initiative that brought together federal, local, and state law enforcement to focus on a drug trafficking operation with the specific intent to transport and distribute narcotics between Yuma, Az.  and Salinas, Ca.