The Salem Police Foundation’s 8th Annual Breakfast with the Chief will be held Wed. Feb 20, 2019 at the Salem Convention Center. Doors open at 7:00 am with the doors closing promptly at 7:30 for the Salem Police Honor Guard’s presentation of the colors (late arrivals will need to wait for the completion of the pledge). […]
The PRSA Oregon (Public Relations Society of America) recognized the Salem Police Foundation’s K-9 Care Program with a public relations community campaign Spotlight Award. VanNatta Public Relations applied for and accepted the award on behalf of the SPF. The Oregon PRSA chapter awarded VanNatta PR with the “Community Relations” Spotlight award for their K-9 Care […]
The Salem Police Foundation (SPF) received the Al Loucks Business-Government Partnership Award at the City of Salem Volunteer Service Award event Oct. 29 at the Salem Public Library. The recognition honors a business making a major contribution to a city program or project. At the ceremony, City Councilor Tom Andersen told the audience that “this year alone […]
News Release from Salem Police Dept. Posted on FlashAlert: July 23rd, 2018 7:54 PM Downloadable file: Salem Police K-9 Ares Salem, Ore. – Members of the Salem Police Foundation visited the Salem City Council on Monday, July 23, 2018 for a special presentation to the Salem Police Department. “We came tonight to present the City of Salem with a check […]
Detective Justin Carney is an 18-year law enforcement veteran working for the Salem Police Department. Born and raised in Salem, Justin graduated from McKay High School and pursued a police career thanks to the guidance of a memorable mentor from Justin’s youth. As a Salem Police officer, Justin has served in many assignments including patrol […]
(Jan. 18, 2018) Salem K9’s Jake and Baco received a warm farewell as members of the Salem Police Department, the Salem Police Foundation and friends headed to Salem On Ice for a festive Goodbye Party. Skaters vacated the ice as Foundation President Dan Wellert and Deputy Chief Skip Miller thanks attendees and honored the K9’s […]
When you give to the Salem Police Foundation on Giving Tuesday, you help us support officers by acquiring equipment that is not provided by the City. Over the years we have purchased bleed-out kits for officers to keep with them all the time, protective gear for the SWAT team, high tech forensic equipment for officers […]
Mary Louise VanNatta, APR, CAE brought a trophy back to Salem from the 2017 Oregon Public Relations Society of America’s Spotlight Awards on behalf of the Salem Police Foundation (SPF). The yearly event recognizes public relations excellence for practitioners and their clients. SPF received a Spotlight Award of Merit in the Event or Observance category for the […]
Salem, Oregon (Oct. 2, 2017) – The City of Salem celebrated more than 9,300 volunteers at the annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration (per the City of Salem Facebook page), at the Loucks Auditorium at the Salem Library. Dan Wellert of White Oak Construction, president of the Salem Police Foundation received the City of Salem Mayor’s Merit […]
Although not quite a reality just yet, thanks to the Salem Police Foundation, citizens can help build the command center, piece by piece, by sponsoring a part of this emergency response vehicle. The Salem Police Foundation (SPF) knows when officers respond to a natural or man-made disaster, it is essential that they are prepared. […]
At the March 18, 2017 board meeting of the Salem Police Foundation, John R. Hawkins was honored with an Appreciation of Service Award for his significant contribution to the Foundation. Hawkins served the group from 2011-2016.
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!
Giving Day! Date: November 29, 2016 Please visit SPF’s #OregoniansGive page to donate to your friendly neighborhood Police Foundation on this year’s statewide day of giving. You may also securely donate here. About #OregoniansGive Built on the momentum of the national #GivingTuesday campaign, #OregoniansGive is about connecting nonprofits with supporters from every corner of our state […]
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.
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 […]
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 Successful The Salem Police Department and the Salem Police Foundation held a K-9 Course Rehab Day on June 4. Temperatures of nearly 100 degrees didn’t deter volunteers from preparing the ground, building and painting the course structures that help prepare our K-9 officers for work in our community. A big thank you […]
Salem Police Department’s new program to honor fallen heroes.
As the Salem Police Foundation (SPF) volunteers worked to raise funds and purchase to rehab the K-9 Course, located at 5915 Windsor Island Rd N, in Keizer, OR they noticed that when officers trained in the evening, it was fairly dark. Board member, Dan Wellert noticed this and discussed it with officers.”The officers told me that […]
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 […]