Salem, Oregon (1/11/2023) – The Salem Police Foundation is proud to announce that the 12th Annual Breakfast With The Chief is just over 30 days away! We will convene at 7:30 am on Thur. February 16, 2023 at the Salem Convention Center. The event is a fundraiser for the Salem Police Foundation (SPF), the official […]
2022 Breakfast With The Chief is Back In Person
Salem, Oregon (12/15/2021) – The Salem Police Foundation is proud to announce that the 11th Annual Breakfast With The Chief is back in person, at 8:00 am on Thur. February 17, 2022 – with appropriate precautions, at the Salem Convention Center. The event is a fundraiser for the Salem Police Foundation (SPF), the official non-profit […]
Salem Citizens Invited to Salem’s Largest Police Fundraiser Hear from Police Chief Trevor Womack at the Virtual Breakfast with the Chief
Salem, Oregon (Feb. 5, 2021,) – On Wed. March 3, 2021, Salem citizens are invited to attend the 10th Annual Virtual Breakfast with the Chief at 8:00 am. The event is a fundraiser for the Salem Police Foundation (SPF), the official nonprofit of the Salem Police Department. The hour-long program will focus on officer wellness […]
Sponsor Breakfast With the Chief 2017
Breakfast with the Chief is coming February 22, 2017 at Roth’s Hospitality Center in West Salem. Sponsor the breakfast and help us raise funds for a Mobile Command Center for the City. Click here for the great sponsor benefits. Our goal is to raise well over $50,000 at this breakfast. Click here to find out more!
Salem Police Foundation Sponsors Pink Police Car Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Salem, OR, The Salem Police Foundation has sponsored a pink police car thanks to a generous donation from McGinty & Belcher Attorneys. The car was unveiled at the Department on Sept. 30 to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Volunteers Honored at Annual Luncheon
The Salem Police Department honored a few of their nearly 110 volunteers at their Annual Volunteer Luncheon last Thursday. Among those in attendance were Mayor Anna Peterson and Police Chief Jerry Moore, who announced honors to volunteers. Peterson presented Lorna Omdahl with the At Your Service Award for her outstanding commitment to volunteering for the […]
Bridging the Gap August 3
Join us for Bridging the Gap: Building Trust Within Our Diverse Community Program: Welcome: Marilyn Williams, Pastor of Salem Mission Church Invocation: Ronnie Brooks, Pastor of TGBTG Church Panel A: Community Leaders: David Anitok, Marshallese Community of Oregon Jose Dominguez, Pastor of Light of the Valley Church Roland Herrera, Keizer City Councilman Navneet Kanur, […]
K-9 Course Rehab June 4
Join us at K-9 Course Rehab Day Saturday, June 4, 9:00 am Volunteers will be doing light construction work, cleaning and painting. Lunch provided. Where: 5915 Windsor Island Rd N, Keizer, OR 97303. Across from the golf course and turn left at the fork past the gates for parking. Format: Informal. Appropriate dress is recommended (close toed […]
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Thank you to all our generous sponsors at the Breakfast with the Chief event!
Chief Jerry Moore: ‘Salem is responding differently’
Salem Police Chief Jerry Moore addressed a foundation audience Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the fourth annual Breakfast with the Chief. Here is the text of his remarks. I would be less than honest if I told you this hasn’t been an interesting, and tough year for law enforcement. In the 37 years I’ve been a […]
Officer saves life, credits trauma kits as ‘priceless’
A trauma kit—one of 192 issued to all Salem police officers last year—made all the difference to one man last December when Officer Kristy Fitzpatrick used the kit to save his life. Fitzpatrick and two other officers were called to a motel room in North Salem following a report of a man attacking a woman […]
Respect for Salem PD grows with night on patrol
Katelyn Weaver, a sophomore at Corban University, had an opportunity to test her resolve to become a police officer when she rode along with Salem Police Officer Erik Ammon one night shift last week. Did the experience shake her resolve? It did not. If anything, her night on Salem’s streets reinforced her career goal. “I […]
OPOA honors Salem police officers’ extraordinary efforts
Saving lives and capturing armed criminals earned special recognition to several Salem police officers by the Oregon Peace Officers Association last month. At the association’s annual awards banquet, the officers received awards, including citations for lifesaving, distinguished service, public service, medal of honor and medal of valor. Here are the citations from the OPOA: Medal […]