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PHONE:  (540) 375-4112   |  ADDRESS:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

News in Salem

10

Nov

2020

Salem Murder Suspect Arrested in West Va.

Suspect was arrested in Ravenswood, West Virginia

16

Mar

2020

Local Governments Declare Emergencies

Effective March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph S. Northam declared under the Executive Order that a State of Emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the potential spread of COVID-19, a communicable disease and public health threat.

19

Feb

2020

Police Make Arrest in Baymont Inn Incident

One subject now faces multiple charges.

3

Feb

2020

Juvenile Arrested in Shots Fired Incident

No injuries were reported.

21

Jan

2020

Webb Named Salem Officer of the Year

The Senior Police Officer graduated from Roanoke Valley Christian

30

Dec

2019

Salem Police Make Arrest in Cliff View Incident

Arrest made in December 26 incident.

18

Sep

2019

Salem Police Make Arrest in Ellis Court Incident

Shots were fired early on June 29 and struck several houses.

24

Jul

2019

Salem Police Information on Ellis Court Incident

Police responded to a report of shots fired.

16

May

2019

Salem Police Earn National Accreditation

The Salem Police Department is Nationally Accreditated by CALEA

27

Feb

2019

Salem Police Make Significant Promotion

Scott Haston is the Department's first Black Lieutenant

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