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Criminal Investigations

The Criminal Investigations division is comprised of the following four sub-divisions: General Investigations, Vice/Narcotic Unit, the Crime Lab and Evidence. The division is responsible for specialized investigations that go beyond the routine response of daily operations of the department and require that its personnel have specialized skills and training.

General Investigations is responsible for the follow-up investigations of all major criminal offenses. Cases are assigned according to solvability factors, seriousness of the offense and past history. The Drug Unit is responsible for developing strategies to combat drug offenses in our community.

The Crime Lab is a support unit of the Salisbury Police Department that responds to assist Patrol Officers and Detectives in the collection and preservation of evidence at crime scenes using specialized equipment. The Crime Lab also oversees fingerprint analysis and classification.

The Property and Evidence Technician is in charge of safeguarding, preserving, and documenting all items turned into the Salisbury Police Department.

Contact Us

Address:
130 E. Liberty St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: (704) 638-5333

File a Commendation

The Salisbury Police Department has a division directly responsible for tracking Officer conduct, both good and bad. The Professional Compliance Division (Internal Affairs) is comprised of two persons, Captain Brian Stallings, Administrative Commander, and Cpl. Russell DeSantis, Professional Compliance Manager. This division is responsible for taking commendation and complaint reports, investigating allegations of misconduct, managing employee policy compliance and records keeping.

To file a commendation:

  • Call (704) 638-5333
    1. Request a supervisor or someone from Professional Compliance (Internal Affairs)
    2. Provide your commendation
  • Visit the City's online Service Nomination Form
    1. Fill out the nomination form and submit.

Once a commendation is received a Blue Team (Police Department Internal Conduct Tracking Software) entry is completed and the report is forwarded to the employee’s supervisor.

Anyone can contact Professional Compliance (Internal Affairs) directly. Professional compliance has a direct phone number, (704) 638-5344, and email address, internalaffairs@salisburync.gov.

File a Complaint

The Salisbury Police Department has a division directly responsible for tracking Officer conduct, both good and bad. The Professional Compliance Division (Internal Affairs) is comprised of two persons, Captain Brian Stallings, Administrative Commander, and Cpl. Russell DeSantis, Professional Compliance Manager. This division is responsible for taking commendation and complaint reports, investigating allegations of misconduct, managing employee policy compliance and records keeping.

To file a complaint:

  • Call (704) 638-5333
    1. Request a supervisor or someone from Professional Compliance (Internal Affairs)
    2. Provide your complaint

To file a professional standards complaint:

Once a commendation is received a Blue Team (Police Department Internal Conduct Tracking Software) entry is completed and the report is forwarded to professional compliance for review and investigation assignment.

Anyone can contact Professional Compliance (Internal Affairs) directly. Professional compliance has a direct phone number, (704) 638-5344, and email address, internalaffairs@salisburync.gov.


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Greg Beam

Services Division Commander

Lt. Greg Beam
(704) 216-2725
gbeam@salisburync.gov


Biography

Lt. Greg Beam has been named the new public information officer (PIO) for the Salisbury Police Department, following the retirement of Capt. Shelia Lingle. Beam, who has been with the Salisbury Police Department since June 1991, is a 1986 graduate of North Rowan High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a concentration in criminal justice from N.C. State University.

His previous positions with the police department include the patrol division, the traffic unit and the burglary squad. He also completed stints as a training sergeant, district commander and patrol watch commander. In additional to his duties as PIO, he will continue to serve in his current role as commander of criminal investigations. Beam holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

He can be reached at his desk at (704) 216-2527, via cell phone at (704) 202-3759 or via email at gbeam@salisburync.gov.

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