LISTEN IN: A look into the city’s plan to add more officers – while it still has vacancies

TODAY’S ENGAGING CONVERSATION: Reporter Abbey McDonald reports on her examination of the proposed budget for the Salem Police Department. City officials are wanting to tax workers to pay for more officers despite hiring challenges for positions they already have. Her original story is HERE. She also explains why the city’s library director is leaving already, as reported HERE, and reports on how there may be more safe places to walk in the city. That story HERE.


OUR PARTNER: Capital Community Media, the Salem-based community television and radio operation, produces Behind the Story for broadcast on FM radio station KMWV. Reach Host Wendy Brokaw at [email protected] or (503) 588-2288.

STORY TIP OR IDEA? Send an email to Salem Reporter’s news team: [email protected].

SUPPORT OUR WORK We depend on subscribers for resources to report on Salem with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Subscribe today to get our daily newsletters and more. Click I want to subscribe!