Salem Police Department Welcomes New Officer

Officer Lauren Cormier was sworn in to her new role at the Salem Police Department on Monday, Feb. 10. (Courtesy Photo Salem Police Department)

SALEM, New Hampshire — Deputy Police Chief Joel Dolan is pleased to announce the hiring of a new police officer at the Salem Police Department.

Lauren Cormier was sworn in to her new role at the Salem Police Department’s Headquarters on Veterans Memorial Parkway on Monday morning.

Officer Cormier has been hired as a full-time police officer with the Salem Police Department, and is hoping to begin the 16-week New Hampshire Police Academy program in May, pending her acceptance.

“Officer Cormier has illustrated a dedication to law enforcement and has training and experience that will benefit her greatly in her new role here in Salem,” Deputy Chief Dolan said. “We’re thrilled to welcome her to the department.”

She most recently worked as a security officer at Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Massachusetts, and has also worked as a security officer at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts.

Officer Cormier holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice investigation from Salem State University, and is trained in firearms safety, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED), defensive tactics, management of aggressive behavior (MOAB) and as a first responder.