Salem, OH Police

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The City of Salem, Ohio has a population of 12,303. The mayor as of 2018 is John C. Berlin. His phone number is (330) 332-4241 x221 and his email address is mayor@cityofsalemohio.org. The city can be found in Columbiana County.

John C. Berlin
231 S. Broadway Avenue
Salem Ohio 44460
Phone: (330) 332-4241 x221
Email: mayor@cityofsalemohio.org

The crime index of Salem, as reported by a 2016 statistic, was 131.3. There has been 29 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 417 to 1.

Salem, Ohio Police Station Information

The table offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Salem, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Salem, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Salem, OH crime rate is 7% lower than the Ohio average and is 6% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Salem, OH has a violent crime rate that is 75% lower than the Ohio average and 80% lower than the national average. For property crime, Salem, OH is 1% higher than the Ohio average and 6% higher than the national average.

Facts about crime in Salem, Ohio:

  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 6% lower than the national average
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.32 daily crimes that occur in Salem
  • Salem is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has decreased by 21%.

The police department of each city shall be composed of a chief of police and such other officers, patrolmen, and employees as the legislative authority thereof provides by ordinance (ORC 737.05).

The chief of police shall have exclusive control of the stationing and transfer of all patrolmen, auxiliary police officers, and other officers and employees in the police department, and police auxiliary unit, under such general rules and regulations as the director of public safety prescribes (ORC 737.06).

The police force of a municipal corporation shall preserve the peace, protect persons and property, and obey and enforce all ordinances of the legislative authority of the municipal corporation, all criminal laws of the state and the United States, and all court orders issued and consent agreements approved pursuant to sections 2919.26 and 3113.31 of the Revised Code. Both the police and fire departments shall perform any other duties that are provided by ordinance (ORC 737.11).

Salem’s Police Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, under the direction of Chief J.T. Panezott, to provide the finest protection available. Currently, the force consists of 20 full-time sworn officers and 6 part-time, including the Chief, 1 Administrative Lieutenant, 2 Lieutenants, 4 Sergeants, and 11 Patrolmen. The department also has a support staff consisting of 6 Part-time Dispatchers, substitute dispatchers, and school crossing guards. We also have an Auxiliary Police Department, which operates under the direction of Auxiliary Chief Steve Zepernick. The Police Department logo is the “Quaker Lady,” and their motto is “To protect and serve.”

Salem Police Department Address:

J.T. Panezott, Chief of Police
231 S Broadway Ave # C,
Salem, OH 44460
Phone: (330) 332-4241 x241
Email: policechief@cityofsalemohio.org

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Salem, Ohio Jail:

Columbiana Sheriff Jail

Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 231 S Broadway Ave
City: Salem
State: Ohio
Zip Code: 44460-3090
County: Columbiana County
Phone #: 330-337-7811
Fax #: 330-337-3433
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 12853
Number of Officers: 22

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