Salem Police Department

  • Agency: Salem Police Department
  • Address: 555 Liberty St SE, Salem, 97301 OR
  • Chief: Jerry Moore (Chief of Police)
Phone: 503-588-6123

Salem Police Department is located at 555 Liberty St SE, Salem, 97301 OR. The Chief of Police of the department is Jerry Moore. The Salem Police Department phone number is 503-588-6123.

Salem Police Department News

Got plans for your Thursday morning? Maybe a little Coffee with a Cop coffee break ... say between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.? Yep! It's time for another #CoffeeWithACop. This time, we've been invited to be at the Starbucks. Manager Misty and the crew are very welcoming. So whether you want to sip and chat inside or outside, we'll be there. Come and get to know the officers of the Salem Police Department—your local police department!

South and southeast Salem: If you haven't had an opportunity to see the police station design updates, members of the project team will be doing presentations at two neighborhood association meetings in your area this week: May 22 - SESNA - SouthEast Salem Neighborhood Association, 7 p.m. at the Capital Park Wesleyan Church, 410 19th ST SE. May 23 - Morningside Neighborhood Association Annual Open House, 6:30 p.m. at the Pringle Creek Community Painter's Hall, 3911 Village Center DR SE.

Today is National Memo Day! Who knew it was a thing?! So, "did you get the memo" on the amazing recycling results at the site of the future police station? Of the more than 2,000 tons of materials demolished, 91% of it was recycled! And recycled locally like at Clayton Ward, Cherry City Metals, River Bend Materials, A CRH Company. What a benefit to our community!

On this Armed Forces Day, we thank all the active service members who fill the ranks of the five branches of the US military. At the Salem Police Department, one in every four officers currently serves or has served in the armed forces. We are grateful they give/have given of themselves for the protection of their country and they now protect the Salem community.

Police investigating injured person

‪#TrafficAlert at 8 p.m.: Signals out on Washington ST S due to downed power line. Be advised the traffic signs on Commercial ST from Owens to Madrona and on Liberty ST from Superior to Owens are completely out. Avoid the area or drive with caution. Portland General Electric‘s crew estimates two hours before repairs complete. #SalemOR‬

For those of you who couldn't make it to today's meet and greet with D.A.R.E. Officer Seibel at McDonald's, here are some photos. The event started with McDonald's owner/operator, Jill Pollard, thanking Officer Seibel for his work saying, "Craig taught my two children and I know he has enriched so many lives." Mrs. Pollard represented the McDonald's franchise of Salem and Keizer which includes Michael Seaman. About 60 adults and children attended the presentation and stopped in to meet and wish Officer Seibel congratulations on being the 2018 recipient of the D.A.R.E. America International Lifetime Achievement Award. He will be honored during the 21st Annual D.A.R.E. Training Conference in July.

Today is May 15, Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day designated in the United States to pay tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. At SPD, we remember the heroes.

Salem Police officer receives national recognition

Central, north, and northeast Salem, if you haven't had an opportunity to see the police station design updates, members of the project team will be doing presentations at several neighborhood association meetings in your area on Tuesday, May 15: 6 p.m.: CANDO Salem, Oregon Neighborhood Association at First Christian Church, 685 Marion ST NE 6:30 p.m.: Northeast Neighbors - NEN at the Salem First Church of the Nazarene, 1500 Market ST NE 7 p.m.: NESCA (North East Salem Community Association) at Fresh Start Market, 3020 Center ST NE

Firstly, to our own mom's—#HappyMothersDay! Then, let's give a shout out to all the moms working today, including those here at the police department who are working in our Records Section and at dispatch, the Willamette Valley Communications Center 911.

We have a new face added to our Top 10 #MostWanted in space 1 making this his second appearance on the list. If you know of the whereabouts of any of these subjects, please send in your anonymous tip by going to and clicking on his image. Thank you.

We are at the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Career Technical Education Center CTEC, 1st annual signing event. Local high school students will sign tonight to enter a high school program that offers them technical skills to get a job with certifications right out of high school. Including law enforcement basic courses to pursue a career when they turn 21.

Hey Salem! ICYMI, our friends at Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency are holding the Superhero Dash this Saturday. If you're going as a runner or as a spectator, be sure to say "hello" to our Downtown Enforcement Team officers who will be out at the festivities!

Tomorrow, May 8, join us and other agencies across our state in the annual ceremony to honor Oregon's 183 fallen law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. If you have never attended, it is quite amazing to see the assemblage of all the agencies for a memorable tribute. The event begins at 1 p.m. on the campus of the DPSST, aka the Oregon public safety academy, 4190 Aumsville HW SE.

South-central Salem, if you haven't had an opportunity to see the police station design updates, members of the project team will be doing a presentation at the SCAN - South Central Association of Neighbors on May 9. The meeting starts at 6:30 the library at South Salem High School, 1910 Church ST NE.

Hello, Salem! As we announced earlier this week, the demolition officially ended this week and Deputy Chief Bellshaw has some special guests from Konell Construction & Demolition Corp and Day CPM to talk about the results. For those who were asking about recycling efforts—this is the episode for you!

Well, let's celebrate the successful project results for one of our great partners, Family Building Blocks, through the help of one of our great supporters, Les Schwab Tire Centers and the students of Salem-Keizer Public Schools! 46,000 diapers were collected and delivered to FBB this week to help the families they serve. Click the link below to read more about the project.

Good day, Salem! Here's a relevant "way back play back" episode of #DoneInOne on door-to-door sales. 'Tis the season for door-knocking, sometimes sales, sometimes not. We want you to be cautious in any situation. Listen to the LT's tips and reminders, especially when it comes to calling in suspicious activity. PS. Just because someone knocks or rings the doorbell, you don't have to answer. _____ Buenas tardes, tenemos un episodio de #DoneInOne con consejos para cuando conteste la puerta. Aveces son vendedores y aveces no. Si necesita la información en español, inicie los subtítulos en el video: Recuerde, si tocan el timbre, ud no tiene q contestar.

The City of Salem Budget Committee meets today, May 2, at 6 p.m. and features these budget themes: public safety budgets (police and fire) and economic development. With today’s great weather, going to a budget committee meeting may not be top on your list, but thanks to our partners at CCTV Salem you can watch it later on YouTube. Catch it here:

Northeast Salem, if you haven't had an opportunity to see the police station design updates, members of the project team will be doing presentations at several neighborhood association meetings in the area. Check out these dates and times: Tonight, May 2, 6:30 p.m.: North Lancaster Neighborhood Association at Scott Elementary School in the Media Center, 4700 Arizona AV NE Tomorrow, May 3, 6:15 p.m.: Grant Neighborhood Association at Grant Community School, 725 Market ST NE Next week, May 10, 7 p.m.: Highland Neighbors Neighborhood Association at the North Neighbors Resource Center, 945 Columbia ST NE

Hey, Salem! Final walk through on the site of the future police station occurred this week making demo OFFICIALLY complete. Watch Friday's #BuildingBuzz episode with Konell Construction & Demolition Corp and Day CPM to learn about about the demo process & exciting results from the recycling done! Don't miss it!

Our thanks to the congregation of Connection Life Church for honoring the department with the 2018 Above and Beyond award. Chief Moore, Deputy Chiefs Bellshaw, Burke, and Miller along with officers and civilian staff of the department were present to accept the gracious recognition. We are #Humbled.

Just a reminder about the #TrafficAlert for tomorrow's, May 1: May Day rally and march in the area around the Oregon State Capitol. Street closures will unfold in two parts with the first starting at 10 a.m. and the second at 1 p.m. For an overview of the route go to Motorists should avoid the area or anticipate delays due to congestion. Thanks!

Police investigate northeast Salem shooting