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Una Guía Comunitaria Útil Que Les Comparte el Departamento de Policía de Salinas

“Nuestros niños merecen un futuro que esté libre de violencia. Nosotros estamos trabajando juntos para darles un futuro así.”

¿Qué pueden hacer para ayudar a mantener sus hijos y nuestra comunidad seguros? Hágale un clic para bajar la versión en Español o Inglés de esta muy útil guía comunitaria (Formato PDF) del Departamento de Policía de Salinas.

Recuerde que la policía arresta solamente cuando no hay otra solución. Es mucho mejor que los niños crezcan contentos, saludables y libres de las pandillas y el Departamento de Policía de Salinas quiere ayudar a que esto suceda.

A Helpful Community Guide from the Salinas Police Department

"Our children deserve a future free from violence. We’re working together to give them one."

What can you do to help keep your children -- and our community -- safe? Click to download the English or Spanish language version of this very helpful community guide (PDF format) from the Salinas Police Department.

Remember, the police only want to arrest people as a last resort. It's far, far better to for children grow up happy, healthy and free of gangs, and the Salinas Police want to help make that happen.

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How to Bike for Fun or Transportation--Safely!

The Bicycling Monterey website is an Information Hub for Biking in Monterey County, with resources for children, teens, and adults.

The site offers tips on bike safety, bike laws, where to buy a used or new bike, bicycle security (how to avoid your bike being stolen), where to bike (maps, route tips, group rides, and more), bike community events, high school bike teams (for public, private, and homeschoolers), mountain bike and road bike clubs, night riding, bike-and-ride (taking your bike on an MST bus, Amtrak, etc.), bicycle parking (laws and etiquette), how to advocate for better bike infrastructure, and much more.

Silver Star Referral Form

The Silver Star Resource Center is made up of several Monterey County agencies dedicated to working with youth and families to improve their quality of life and deter young people from gang involvement. The attached referral form can be submitted it to a Resource Center Deputy Probation Officer. Upon receipt of the referral, a Resource Center Deputy Probation Officer will contact the referred family and schedule a needs assessment.

RJP Reintegration Circles Program

Restorative Justice Partners, Inc., a non-profit agency in Marina providing restorative justice services to Monterey County, is offering a Reintegration Circles program for recently incarcerated, newly released individuals to support their successful re-entry and reintegration into our community. The Reintegration Circle process has two broad aims: 

Strengthening Families Program: a nationally recognized program for parents and youth ages 10-14 years.

Help your youth avoid problems with drugs and alchohol and strengthen family communication.  Parents and youth learn skills together while having fun. Strengthening Families Program is a nationally recognized program for parents and youth ages 10-14 years. Email, call (831)753-3888 or check our web site for more details.

Nuestros Ninos: El programa de radio para crecer y aprender en familia.

La misión de Interactive Parenting Media es informar e inspirar a los padres de familia y a todos a quienes les importan los niños, para que todo niño sea feliz, sano, y pueda prosperar. Nosotros ofrecemos un foro público inclusivo y respetuoso a través de nuestros programas de radio interactivos-Childhood Matters y Nuestros Niños-y otros medios de comunicación en inglés y español.

Childhood Matters Radio Show for Parents and Providers

Childhood Matters is a live one-hour weekly call-in radio show on 98.1 KISS-FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, 105.1 KOCN-FM in Monterey and Santa Cruz, and KBBF 89.1-FM in the North Bay, and 1480 KGOE-AM in Eureka. The show is presented by Interactive Parenting Media. website offers resources for youth-serving organizations was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. The IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth in three significant ways:


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