News & Events


Facing Challenging Times

Dear Salem Community, On behalf of the Salem Police Foundation, I want to reach out during this time of unrest with a message of reassurance. I have had the privilege of working alongside our excellent police department for more than 20 years, and I am proud of their reputation and policing strategies that keep us […]

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Please Support Our Officers

All of us at the Salem Police Foundation hope that you and your family are healthy and safe during this evolving state of emergency. This is a difficult time for our community. The outbreak of the Coronavirus in Oregon reminds us of the vital work done every day by medical and emergency personnel. In these […]

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2020 Breakfast with the Chief Recap

Over 500 guests packed the Salem Convention Center on Feb. 19, 2020 for the 9th Annual Breakfast with the Chief.  Nearly $100,000 was raised to purchase a TI Training Simulator.  You can check out the whole event here:       TI Training Simulator video from the breakfast:    

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Cyndi Leinassar Elected President of Salem Police Foundation Board

Cyndi Leinassar has been elected President of the Salem Police Foundation board. She is the Community Relations Liaison for Salem Health, overseeing community engagement and partnerships. Leinassar has served on several boards including; Marion County Health Advisory Board, Children and Families Commission, Oregon Drug-Free Workplace taskforce, Governor’s Underage Drinking Reduction Taskforce, and has been on […]

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