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Justin Carney Kidney Treatment Fundraiser

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 […]

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K9’s Get a Warm Goodbye at a Chilly Ice Rink

(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 […]

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Salem Police Foundation Recognized at Public Relations Awards Ceremony

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 […]

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