The Salem Police Department will be accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officer in early March. We will be accepting applications for Lateral Police Officer on February 13th. Please visit the links below to find out what working for the Salem Police Department is all about. For a list of current City of Salem job openings, click here.
About our Department:
Salem is Oregon's Capital City with a population of approximately 160,000 spanning two counties. Salem Police has 190 sworn police officers and 156 civilian employees. We are the 2nd largest municipal agency in the State serving a diverse and vibrant community. Salem is a full service police agency maintaining a SWAT team, Bomb team, Negotiations Team, Mobile Response (RIOT) team as well as mid and upper level narcotics multi-jurisdictional teams. Additionally, Salem Police has other special unit assignments such as Detectives, School Resource Officers, Bicycle patrol, Motor Officers, K9, Gang Team, Mental Health Crisis Teams, Crime Prevention and Problem Orientated Policing Team.