Officer Jorge David Alvarado, Jr.

EOW: Feb 25, 2022

Police Officer Jorge Alvarado was shot and killed during a traffic stop near the intersection of Griffin Street and East Market Street.

A subject opened fire on him during the incident, and he was fatally shot. The subject was taken into custody.

Officer Alvarado was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Salinas Police Department for two years. He had previously served with the Colma Police Department for four years. He is survived by his mother and fiancee.