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Are you interested in an entry-level position in law enforcement, or are you an officer looking for career development? Join our full-service, world-class police agency.

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Sgt Matt RiddlePolice Department
555 Liberty ST SE RM 130
Salem OR 97301
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Salem Police Department  |  555 Liberty ST SE RM 130, Salem, OR 97301