Welcome to the City of Salem Police and Fire departments media releases newsroom. This page serves as a source of information where the latest media releases from both agencies can be found.
On Wednesday March 29, 2019, you are invited to share words or phrases to be featured in the public artwork that will welcome visitors to the new police station currently under construction. Come to the Salem Convention Center Courtyard to meet artist Blessing Hancock from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. and share your ideas for her concept sculpture titled Equitas.
Jaime Lee Jimenez, age 38 of Woodburn, was arrested at 8:40 a.m. May 15, 2019 in connection with the shooting of a Salem Police officer during a traffic stop.
Salem residents can register their surveillance systems with the Salem Police Department.
Learn how to best protect your investment and create a crime-free rental property.
Due to inclement weather closures and delays are in effect for Center 50+, Salem Municipal Airport and the Salem Public Library
Strong winds and heavy rains are in the forecast. Due to the forecasted heavy rains and potential for local stream and street flooding, the City of Salem has opened sandbag locations.
The Salem Police Department is collecting toys and gifts for Salem children this holiday season. The toys should be new and unwrapped for children up to the age of 14 years. Gifts will be accepted through December 12, 2018.
Please consider joining Salem Fire Department and Salem Police Department in getting toys to children in need this holiday season.