911 Charges and Registering for Emergency Notification Service

You may have noticed charges listed on your wireless phone bill for various taxes and surcharges. While these charges may seem routine and generally go unnoticed, they are very important to your local emergency responders. A very small portion of your bill is a local 911 charge, which goes to fund local emergency responders. To […]

Salida Police Department Officially Accredited, Earns Professional Standards Compliance Award

The Salida Police Department is proud to announce that they have received accreditation from their peers by earning the Professional Standards Compliance Award, which recognizes outstanding police and sheriff departments throughout Colorado based on 186 established professional standards. Salida Police Command Staff, which includes Chief Terry Clark, Lt. John Hall and Sgt. Russ Johnson, have […]

Chief Clark Talks FIBArk Safety

Written by Terry Clark, Salida Police Chief Greetings from the Salida Police Department.  Summer is officially here, and I for one am glad. It seemed like a very long winter. Salida has many events planned for this year, and I wanted to touch upon a few issues that occur during this season. Hopefully, this will […]

Police Department Receives New Vehicles

Police Department Receives New Vehicles

The Salida Police Department received two new Ford vehicles this week for their fleet. The specialized Police Package Interceptors include a 2014 Ford Taurus and Explorer. The new vehicles will replace … more »

New Faces at the City

New Faces at the City

The City of Salida is pleased to welcome Dan Osborn as the newly hired Community Development Director. Osborn’s first day will be Monday, June 9th. Osborn has been the Senior Planner for the County of Los Alamos, New Mexico since October 2012 and responsible for project management for land use planning issues including rezoning, … more […]

Code Enforcement Officer Position Filled

Code Enforcement Officer Position Filled

The City of Salida is pleased to welcome Jessica Lattanzio as the newly hired Code Enforcement Officer. Lattanzio’s first day was May 19th, and she is currently in training. A graduate from Texas State University, Lattanzio has lived in Salida for two years. She came to … more »

Court Clerk Addresses Issue of Responsibility

Hello again from Municipal Court.  Today, I’d like to address the issue of responsibility. We’ve all had a bad day when nothing went right, and then, you get stopped by a police officer for a traffic violation. Just when you’d finally worked out issues in your mind as to what you need to do or […]

Chief Gives Advice on Scams and Theft

By Terry Clark, Salida Police Chief Hello to all from the Salida Police Department. I hope everyone’s Holidays went well. As I know most everyone from Salida is hoping we see much more snow, as we need the moisture. Our department has been busy so far well into winter. Currently, we are in the … more […]

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