Welcome to the Salem Police Department website. The Mission of the Salem Police Department is to enforce the laws of society, protect individual rights, lives and property, and to reduce overall crime.
The Salem Police Department strives to deliver the highest standard of police services to the community with pride and professionalism.
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.
We are accredited by MPAC
Proud member of NEMLEC
Drug Addiction AssistancePosted Wednesday November, 25th 2015 9:00AM
If someone you know is experiencing a drug overdose time is critical. Do not wait, call 9-1-1 immediately because seconds really do count.
If you have information about drug activity in your neighborhood you can reach out to our Detective Division at 978-745-9700.
Records Division - Holiday Hours/ClosuresPosted Monday November, 23rd 2015 3:46PM
Records Thanksgiving Schedule:
Wednesday, November 25th, Modified Hours: 10am - 2pm
Thursday, November 26th, CLOSED.
Friday, November 27th, CLOSED.
Records will re-open Monday, November 30th.
Walk for Opiate AwarenessPosted Thursday November, 12th 2015 1:17PM
Other Recent Announcements
“In Service to the Community”
Salem MA Police - 7:31PM Nov 24
For Thanksgiving our Records Division will have hours this week: 11/25 - 10a to 2p 11/26 - Closed 11/27 - Closed
Salem MA Police - 9:23AM Nov 21
Dont Forget Walk for Opiate Awareness Sunday Start @ Common & finish @ Palmer Cove Meet @ 930a Walk starts at 10a Please use Public Parking
Salem MA Police - 10:44PM Oct 31
Well folks, the fireworks are over. Please start making your way home. Thanks for a great night so far.
Salem MA Police - 1:02PM Oct 31
Please remember to respect resident parking areas or you will be subject to ticketing and towing.
Salem MA Police - 12:58PM Oct 31
The South Harbor Garage, Museum Place Garage, and Church St lots are all NOW FULL.
Salem MA Police - 11:51AM Oct 31
We are being informed that the Museum Place Garage is NOW FULL. Please plan alternate parking.
Salem MA Police - 11:38AM Oct 31
We have closed Essex Street between New Liberty and Hawthorne Blvd due to heavy pedestrian traffic. Access the garage from the Brown St side