On Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at approximately 12:52 AM, the Salisbury Police Department was dispatched to 1433 Old Wilkesboro Rd. in reference to a shooting that had just occurred. Arriving Officers located Auburn Odell Clement (27 years old male) with injuries consistent of a shooting. First responders attempted life saving measures but Mr. Clement succumbed to his injures.
Input, listening sessions funded by $25,000 Duke Energy Grant
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) continues its series of in-person conversations with neighbors in various Salisbury communities thanks in part to a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of the energy company’s $1 million pledge to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.
After months of planning, establishing its board of directors, and some preliminary fundraising, the Salisbury Police Foundation (SPF) is preparing its official kickoff campaign next month.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, Sept. 5:
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) is investigating five shootings that occurred on Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24.
Salisbury will celebrate local community agencies, neighborhoods and law enforcement partnerships at a combined Back-to-School Community Resource Fair and National Night Out event, Tuesday, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. at Bell Tower Green Park.
Salisbury Police Department (SPD) Lieutenant Patrick (P.J.) Smith has been promoted to captain, following the retirement of Capt. Melonie Thompson. Most recently, Smith served as special investigations lieutenant.
-- Input, listening sessions funded by $25,000 Duke Energy Grant --
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) will host its second, in-person “Cultivating Community Conversations” event Thursday, July 28, 5:30 p.m., at Park Avenue Center, 632 Park Avenue. There, residents who serve on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board will lead engagement between officers and residents in an open discussion.
West End residents are encouraged to complete the survey for the West End Salisbury Transformed Empowered Neighborhood Development (WEST END) $800,000 grant project in conjunction with the Salisbury Police Department, Parks and Recreation Department, Community Planning Department and the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP. The survey link can be accessed via a smartphone camera by taking a photo of this QR code.
The Salisbury Police Department responded to 121 Oakwood Avenue shortly after midnight on Tuesday, July 5, for the report of a shooting. Upon the arrival of officers and other emergency personnel, Dwayne Coward, 39, was found deceased after succumbing to his injuries.