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Chief Moore: What I’ve learned

By Jerry Moore My dad, Larry Moore, didn’t steer me toward a law enforcement career, but he had a large influence on my career choice. He owned Commercial Business Supply, which abutted the Smoke Shop, one of the most interesting bars this city has ever seen. Every day, as I worked for my dad, I […]

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Foundation supports Saxon Jiu-Jitsu Club

Salem Police Officer Joe Miller is getting part of the financial help he needs to expand his program at South Salem High School that gives young men what he calls an alternative to “hanging out with friends and getting into mischief.” The Salem Police Foundation raised more than $15,000 at Breakfast with the Chief on […]

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Sean Cooper and Cito committed to service

Readers of the Statesman Journal woke up this morning to meet Salem Police Officer Sean Cooper and his canine partner, Cito. The team patrols parts of North Salem and comes to the aid of other officers searching for hiding suspects throughout the city. They also were on hand to meet the public when the Salem Police Foundation […]

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Red Cross Honors Real Heroes

The Red Cross held their annual benefit fundraiser early on September 8, 2011. Breakfast was served to a full-house crowd who came to honor the heroes and raise money for the ongoing success of the Willamette Valley Chapter of the Red Cross. The Salem Police Foundation was proud to see some of our own officers […]

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New K9 Training Facility Opened at Willow Lake

Police K9 Training Facility – Commissioned August 2011. From the Oregonian, August 3, 2011. The dog days of summer took on a new meaning Wednesday in Salem, as the city’s police department and police foundationofficially opened a new state-of-the-art canine training facility at the Willow Lake Water Pollution Control Facility. The event highlighted the 26 obstacles and training […]

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