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

News in Salem

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

5

Feb

2019

Police Announce 2018 Telecommunicator of the Year

The recipient of the Salem Police Department’s Telecommunicator of the Year Award is a veteran employee who takes pride in leading by example. Charly Jones was voted this honor by her fellow 911 communicators for her outstanding contributions to the department in 2018.

16

Jan

2019

Police Make Arrest in Juvenile Assault Case

7

Jan

2019

Police Department Announces 2018 Officer of the Year

The Salem Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2018 is known for his ability to stay calm and maintain order even when everything around him is in a chaotic state.
Joe Holder, a Senior Police Officer from Roxboro, North Carolina, found himself in the middle of two very different life or death situations in 2018. His professional, focused and clear-headed responses to both instances led his fellow officers in Salem to select him for this annual honor.

14

Sep

2018

Storm Information for Salem

An informational blog timeline for the City during Hurricane/Tropical Storm/Depression Florence.

13

Aug

2018

Salem PD Accreditation Info Session is Monday

Salem Police Department undergoing Accreditation Process

25

May

2018

Police Seek Suspects in 4th Street Burglary

Early Morning Burglary on 4th Street

24

Apr

2018

Arrests Made in Salem Commons Incident

Several Arrested in Relation to Salem Commons Incident

 

19

Feb

2018

Police Department Announces 2017 Officer of the Year

Officer Keen has been on the job for less than two years

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