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Salem, Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Salem, Virginia, is a city in southwestern Virginia, and it has a population of 24,747 people. Salem is an independent city and is not located within a county, but is the county seat of Roanoke County. Salem has a council-manager form of government. The Mayor of the city is Byron Foley. The City Manager is Jay Taliaferro.

City of Salem
City Hall
114 N. Broad St.
Salem, VA 24153

Salem City Website

Byron Foley, Mayor

For the year 2016, Salem had a crime index of 124.7, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were no murders in Salem. There were 13 assaults, 6 robberies, and 5 rapes. There were also 26 reported burglaries, 466 reported thefts, 35 reported auto thefts, and 1 reported arson. As of March 2019, there were 147 registered sex offenders living in Salem. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 174 to 1.

For the year 2016, there were 573 crimes reported in Salem, which gave the city a crime rate of 2,236 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Virginia state crime rate of 2,001 per 100,000 persons, but lower than the United States national crime rate of 2,745 per 100,000 persons. Property crime was the most common crime in Salem.

Salem, Virginia Police Station Information

The City of Salem Police Department is located on Calhoun Street, and the Chief of Police is Mike Crawley. Divisions within the department include patrol, detectives, services, and communications.

City of Salem Police Department
36 E Calhoun St
Salem, VA 24153

Salem Police Dept
Salem Police Facebook

Mike Crawley, Chief of Police

Active warrants for the Roanoke County area can be viewed online.

Roanoke County Warrants

Inmates are held at the Roanoke County Jail, which is located in Salem. Visitation is done by video, and must be scheduled in advance.

Roanoke County Jail
401 E Main St
Salem, VA 24153

Roanoke County Jail

Inmates are also held at the Western Regional Jail, which is located in Salem. The jail can house 805 inmates. Visitation with inmates is done by video, either onsite or remotely. Inmates are allowed two visitors per week, with visit times ranging from 15 minutes to 40 minutes, depending on the inmate’s classification. Bobby Russell is the Jail Superintendent.

Western Regional Jail
5885 W River Rd
Salem, VA 24153

Western Regional Jail

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