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News in Salem

7

Sep

2021

Salem Police Announce Online Crime Reporting Option

Citizens can now report certain crimes online.

1

Jul

2021

Police Release More Info on Fair Shooting

Police release charges in Fair incident.

30

Jun

2021

Police Make Arrest Following Salem Fair Shooting

The Salem Police Department responded to the sound of gunshots at the Salem Fair on Wednesday night at approximately 8:57 p.m. Officers, who were patrolling the midway when the shots were heard, observed a suspect with a gun, chased the individual down and took him into custody. The suspect is a juvenile male under the age of 16.

10

Feb

2021

Goodman Named Police Officer of the Year

Senior Police Officer Goodman serves as the Resource Officer at Andrew Lewis Middle School.

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.

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