Salem Police Department
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95 Margin Street, Salem, MA 01970 •  Request for Police 978-744-1212 •  Business 978-744-0171 •  In an Emergency, ALWAYS DIAL 911

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Salem MA Police - 9:14AM Nov 24
Federal Street is back open. Lynde Street and Sewall St Parking Lot remain closed for foreseeable future.

Salem MA Police - 8:08AM Nov 24
As of now power is back on in the Lynde St area and traffic lights are functioning again. Lynde St, Federal St, &… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Salem MA Police - 7:29AM Nov 24
Due to the fire we're closing Federal St between Washington St and North St as well. Please use extra caution appr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Mission of the Salem Police Department

The Mission of the Salem Police Department is to enforce laws, protect individual rights, lives and property and to arrest those in need of arresting, cite those who need citing, assist those who need assisting, in order to improve public safety for everyone, reduce crime in our community, and diminish the fear of crime. We will utilize problem-solving strategies that focus on crime prevention, dispute resolution, and foster enhanced communication, cooperation and involvement with the community. We will treat people with dignity and respect and deliver the highest standards of police service and assistance to all. We will do this with pride in our profession and with professionalism worthy of the badge.

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We are dedicated to using the philosophy and practices of Community Oriented Policing to increase the quality of life for Salem’s citizens by working in cooperation with Salem’s residents, businesses, educators, and government officials. We strongly encourage community involvement.

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Salem Police Department 95 Margin Street, Salem, MA 01970 •  Request for Police 978-744-1212 •  Business 978-744-0171 •  In an Emergency, ALWAYS DIAL 911