Public safety is a critical function of local government. Salem provides emergency services designed to proactively address the impact of crime, fire, natural disasters and health emergencies on residents, businesses and property owners. 

In Salem, our 911 call center sends police, fire and emergency medical services to those in need. Our emergency preparedness resources help keep Salem safe by protecting residents, visitors and properties from harm in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency. In addition to responding directly, we plan and prepare our community for situations that may threaten health or safety.