Central to our mission are values that guide us in
making the “Right”
decision and help us to contribute to the quality of
life in Salamanca. In striving to make the “Right”
decision we value.
All persons have the RIGHT to be treated in a fair,
dignified, courteous, and equitable manner.
We take an active role in understanding and working
within the great diversity of our community. Further we
identify special needs as related to cultural, ethnic,
and socio-economic diversity and respond in an
Common Trust marks the basis of integrity. We hold
ourselves to the highest of moral and ethical conduct.
- By having clearly defined goals we maintain a forward
progression of service to our community. Goals are the
basis for a smooth and focused operation of an
organization. We continue to evaluate and update our
goals as they relate to the citizens of the community
and the level of service that we provide to them.
- To live honorably, creditably, and virtuously make up
the three precepts to a “Justinian” or just life. It can
also be attributed to the manner in which we execute our
duties of protection and service
- The central element to a well working organization is
teamwork. We fully embrace the building of partnership
within our community and among ourselves. We understand
that working to together as a team the quality of life
in Salamanca can be improved and maintained.
Bicycle safety wherever you are riding – on busy
streets, county roads, or bike paths – is a matter of
common sense. Under New York State law bicyclists are
vehicle operators who are entitled to share the roads
with motorists. Cyclists must also obey the same rules
of the road as motorists. Safe bicycling means being
predictable, being visible, riding defensively, and
using proper equipment, especially a helmet and lights.
It is important to have a bicycle registered with the
Police Dept. in case it is lost or stolen. Registration
is free. You must bring your bicycle to the Police Dept.
Any Police Office on duty will assist in getting your
Parents are encouraged to teach their children proper
bicycle safety and rules. Lights and reflectors are
required on all bicycles that operated after the hour of
darkness. Helmets can help to prevent head injuries and
all operators are encouraged to wear an approved helmet.
Many parents have a child seat attached to their
bicycle. It is especially important that children riding
in a child seat have an approved helmet to help reduce
injury in case the bike tips over or is involved in an
The Salamanca Police Department is dedicated in its
desire to promote safe and fun bicycling. Officers will
be watching motorists and cyclists to ensure a safe
environment for both.
You may contact the Salamanca Police Department at
716-945-2330 if you have any questions concerning