Salem police officer promoted to detective


Detective Trent Swagler
(Source: SPD)

SALEM — Salem Police Chief Sean Reynolds has announced that Trent Swagler has been promoted to the position of Detective within the department

According to Reynolds, Detective Swagler will join Detective Bryan Green as one of the city’s primary investigators.

Swagler has been a police officer with the City of Salem since 2011 and has recently taken over the role of Evidence Custodian and will fill a vacancy that was created with the retirement of Larry Binnion last fall.

Reynolds says Detective Swagler has an array of knowledge and training that will be very beneficial in this new assignment.