Resources

Our Strategy for Peace, 2013 Update

Download the PDF of our strategy, and learn about how everything we do works together to build peace.

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.

STRYVE Report - Indicators of Youth Violence in Salinas CA (2014)

STRYVE (Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) is a federal program that focuses on strategies that prevent youth violence before it starts. With funding and technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Monterey County Health Department is implementing STRYVE to advance violence prevention through local partners. To measure the impact of violence reduction efforts in Salinas, we are tracking a selected set of violence indicators provided by the Salinas Police Department, the California Healthy Kids Survey, and other sources. This second report, released on 12/1/2014, references data from 2011-2013 and compares it to data from the baseline year, 2010.

Click "more", below, to view and download the report on Outcome Indicators of Youth Violence in Salinas CA (2014).

Neighborhood Problem Solver: How to Organize to Get Things Done

The Neighborhood problem Solver document was created by the City of Salinas to help residents get things done in their own neighborhoods. It's full of useful information, on Identifying the Problem, Organizing Your Neighbors, Running an Effective Meeting, Community Resources, and much more.

STRYVE Report - Indicators of Youth Violence in Salinas CA (2010)

STRYVE (Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) is a federal program that focuses on strategies that prevent youth violence before it starts. With funding and technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Monterey County Health Department is implementing STRYVE to advance violence prevention through local partners. To measure the impact of violence reduction efforts in Salinas, we are tracking a selected set of violence indicators provided by the Salinas Police Department, the California Healthy Kids Survey, and other sources. This first report, released on 7/1/2013, references data from 2010.

Click "more", below, to view and download the report on Outcome Indicators of Youth Violence in Salinas CA (2010).

How to Tell if Your Child is Involved in a Gang

Here's a really helpful guide from 2nd Chance Youth Services:

Gangs leave signs of their presence. Your child may adopt some of those signs as either someone who wants to be a gang member, already a gang member or is imitating gang behavior and dress. Your child may be:

Rancho Cielo

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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: 

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