The Salem Police Department welcomes its newest member of the force — Patrolman Nigel Smith.


Smith is a 2008 graduate of Salem High School currently resides in the Salem area.  He also is a 2012 graduate of Indiana University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Telecommunications.  He is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and is currently certified as a police officer.

Smith was sworn in on December 30th, 2013 by Mayor David Bower in a ceremony at City Hall.  He will assume duties of a Patrolman starting New Years Eve, 2013.

Pictured is Patrolman Smith and Mayor Bower shortly after he was sworn in.