Salisbury Police Department (Maryland)
|City of Salisbury Police Department
Salisbury Police Department
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|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Salisbury in the state of Maryland, United States|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) is a nationally accredited full-service agency servicing a population of 23,743 persons within 11.4 square miles (30 km2) of the municipality of Salisbury, in the U.S. state of Maryland.
SPD became accredited on April 26, 1987, becoming the 45th agency accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
In 2011, the Salisbury Police Department partnered with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to create two funds. The first is a College Scholarship program to send a future Salisbury Police Officer to Wor-Wic Community College. The second is a fund to re-establish the Mounted Unit and to assist in the establishment of a K-9 Unit.
The Chief of Police is Barbara Duncan. She is the departments tenth chief and the first female.
The department is divided into three divisions:
- Criminal Investigations
- Salisbury city, Maryland - Fact Sheet - American FactFinder
- CALEA Client Database
- "Salisbury Police Department K9/Mounted Patrol and College Tuition Fundraiser". City of Salisbury. Retrieved 2011-08-05.
- "Mayor Announces Salisbury's Police Chief" (PDF). City of Salisbury. 2010-10-20. Retrieved 2011-08-05.