Contact

Sgt Jeff Wiedemann
503-588-6212
jwiedemann@cityofsalem.net

Police Department
333 Division St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

503-588-6439 (TTY/TDD)
Email Salem PD Recruitment

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Salary and Benefits

Learn more about job opportunities for entry-level and lateral police officers.

Hiring Process

Learn how to apply and what to expect during the hiring process.

Ride Along

Observe our field operations on a ride-along with a patrol officer. Find the application and additional information on this webpage.

Work at Oregon's newest and largest police station

Salem Police Station

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The facility is 104K square-feet in size with three floors and plenty of space for our current authorized force of 193 officers and 51.5 non-sworn employees. 

Not a regular police station

Salem Police Department Headquaters Staircase

The building's design emphasizes an efficient work flow, as well as an open and welcoming environment for staff and visitors.

It's state-of-the-art

Salem Police Officer Virtual Reality Training

The police facility boasts training capacity for all situations, including virtual scenario-based training. Our building also includes fitness amenities as part of the department's health and wellness initiatives for staff.

Ready to learn more even more about us?

To know where we are headed in this next era of policing, we've got to have a road map. Check out our 2022-2024 Strategic Plan which outlines our commitment to improve the way we serve our community, and consider your role as part of the future of our organization.