Public input sought for transportation plan

Every year there are over 3,700 vehicle crashes in the Salem-Keizer area, with thousands of injuries—some minor, others life changing—including 15 to 20 fatalities per year. Despite efforts at the state and local level to build a safer transportation system and encourage safer driving, the number of crashes and fatalities has increased over the last 10 years.  

Keizer Police drone program saves time and lives

Keizer Police Department’s drone program saves officers time, reduces risk, and saves money. In the past, when Keizer Police Department responded to a major traffic accident, getting topographical, or top-down images of the accident scene was almost always required.  This would involve at least four hours along with a fire[Read More…]

Police calls Dec. 27-Jan. 1

Monday, December 27 8:01 a.m. – Theft from motor vehicle in the 100 block of Sunset Avenue N. 9:20 a.m. – Shoplifting in the 4000 block of River Road N. 2:27 p.m. – Harassment in the 800 block of Plymouth Drive NE. 6:04 p.m. – Harassment in the 800 block[Read More…]

Police calls Dec. 5-10

KPD Keizer Police Department Sunday, December 5 2 a.m. – Theft from motor vehicle in the 5000 block of Bernard Street N. 2:47 a.m. – Criminal mischief in the 5000 block of River Road N. 3:13 a.m. – Criminal mischief in the 6000 block of Keizer Station Boulevard NE. 5[Read More…]

Keizer officers arrest car clouter

Keizer Police Department On Friday, Sept. 3, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Keizer Police officers responded to a suspicious activity in the area of McLeod Ln. N.E. and Aldine Dr. N.E. A citizen called to report they received a Ring notification and observed a person attempting to gain entry into vehicles[Read More…]

UPDATE: Keizer police officers involved in shooting

Keizer Police gathered evidence Thursday morning near the corner of River Road N. and Dearborn Ave., where Wednesday night’s crime spree began. On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at approximately 8:40 P.M., Keizer Police Department Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call behind a business at the corner of River Rd.[Read More…]

Council invests in new hybrid vehicles for KPD

Keizer Police Department The Keizer City Council approved $20,000 to go towards a pair of 2022 Ford Intercepter hybrid police vehicles for the Keizer Police Department at their meeting on Monday, July 19. The City of Keizer is under contract with the Salem-Keizer School District for a Safety and Support[Read More…]