Mission Statement

The mission of the Salem Police Department is to build trust and foster positive partnerships within our community. Through progressive leadership, transparency, and accountability we will provide proficient and professional law enforcement services for our residents and visitors.

Vision Statement

The Salem Police Department will be a well-trained, professional agency providing unparalleled service to our community.

Core Values

  • Transparency - The Salem Police Department is committed to building trust through transparency. We will be open and forthcoming with the sharing of information.
  • Accountability - The Salem Police Department is accountable to the law and our commSalem Police Department Patchunity. We will conduct ourselves in a manner that merits respect, demonstrating honest and ethical behavior at all times
  • Leadership - The Salem Police Department will provide guidance to our community. We will lead by example as we hold ourselves to the highest personal and professional standards.
  • Innovation - The Salem Police Department will use technology and vision to provide proficient law enforcement services.