Message from the Chief
Chief Barbara Duncan
Welcome to the City of Salisbury Police Department website. As Chief of Police of this nationally accredited law enforcement agency I am honored to work alongside our dedicated officers, civilians, and volunteers in service of an award winning agency within an award winning city. The Salisbury Police Department is budgeted for 92 sworn officers and 30 civilians and provides municipal policing services to 31,000 residents within 11 square miles. According to the Chamber of Commerce our daytime population increases to approximately 70,000 due to a number of contributing factors such as our robust commercial / retail district, Salisbury University, and Peninsula Regional Medical Center. The Salisbury Police Department handled 51,000 calls for service in 2011 while enjoying a combined two year decrease in crime of 29%.
The men and women of the Salisbury Police Department take great pride in working with the community and their law enforcement partners as supported by Safe Streets funding to employ proactive problem solving strategies and tactics to suppress crime. I invite you to become partners with us so that we can develop strong, self-sufficient neighborhoods to prevent serious crime from flourishing.
Ways community members can become partners with the Salisbury Police Department:
· Join or revitalize a neighborhood association
· Take advantage of the many volunteer opportunities throughout Wicomico County
· Be an observant and considerate neighbor
· Participate in the Citizens Police Academy
· Follow us on Twitter and Facebook
· Become a member of the Salisbury Police Department
Our website is one way we communicate with those we serve. Your input and your suggestions are encouraged and are welcome. Should you wish to share information or have a comment or a question, please do not hesitate to contact us at 410-548-3165 or email us at SPD@salisburypd.com. Anonymous information can be reported to Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.
I am extremely proud of the professional and dedicated members of the Salisbury Police Department and I hope you enjoy visiting our department through this website. Your input and continued support are very much appreciated.
Chief Barbara Duncan
Salisbury Police Department
699 W. Salisbury Pkwy
Salisbury, MD 21801