The mission of the City of Salem Police Department is to provide the public with the highest quality of service within our community. We shall act with integrity, honor, and respect while providing equal protection under the law.
A well prepared and highly trained police department capable of providing a variety of valuable services while safeguarding our community. As a department, we shall hold ourselves accountable to serve daily with integrity, respect, and professionalism.
Areas of Responsibility
Professionalism at all times
The integrity to do what is right, legally and morally
Service to the community
To treat all people with dignity and respect
The belief that every life is valuable
Loyalty to the community
Personal courage to face fear, danger, or adversity
Dedication to each other through leadership and accountability
Pride in our department