Sworn members of the department hold commissions as police officers under Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 22C, section 63, and other statutes. Members of the department are sworn in as special police officers of the city of Salem
Our officers attend the Massachusetts Police Training Council Academy and the Massachusetts Bay Transit Police Academy for a period of twenty-three weeks. Beyond basic training, all officers undergo in-service training on an annual basis. All have been trained in emergency medical procedures, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The department currently has four (4) officers certified as EMTs. Officers have full Chapter 90 (Motor Vehicle Law) powers, and strictly enforce these laws on campus.
The department runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and patrols all campuses of Salem State. The department is responsible for enforcing all university rules and regulations as well as local, state and federal laws, statutes and ordinances.
Police, fire and medical emergencies: 978.542.6111