The Salisbury Police Department is aware of the video that has been provided to the media depicting a Salisbury officer during canine training but cannot comment in detail because it is an ongoing personnel matter. In accordance with policy, SPD’s review of and response to this matter is and will continue to be thorough and fair so as to provide due process to everyone involved. SPD can confirm that, as a matter of course, the officer has been administratively separated from the canine while SPD conducts its review. The canine was not harmed and is healthy and being well-cared-for.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 15:
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 18.
Officers with the Salisbury Police Department were called to the scene of a suspicious death at 1614 Standish St., Salisbury NC. Neighbors located a 30 year old black female inside her apartment deceased. This case is being treated as a homicide due to suspicious circumstances. Further updates will be given tomorrow morning.
Salisbury Police responded to two robberies this morning along Statesville Blvd. The first robbery occurred at 9:34 a.m. at the Carolina Farm Bureau Credit Union, 2810 Statesville Blvd., where a male subject entered the building and snatched a purse from an employee. A second employee chased the suspect, recovered the purse, and noted the suspect’s vehicle description.
Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes named Capt. Brian Stallings as deputy police chief effective December 26, 2020.
At 6:06 p.m. today, Salisbury Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Goodwill Store at 836 West Jake Alexander Blvd., where a suspect entered the store office and robbed the location of an undisclosed sum of money.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of its $1 million pledge to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.