Resources and Phone Numbers
Salem State University Police Department : Criminal Investigations 978.542.6125
Salem State University Police Department Emergency: 978.542.6111
Salem State University Police Department (Non-Emergency): 978.542.6511
Healing Abuse Working for Change (H.A.W.C.): Hot line: 978.744.6841 Office: 978.744.8552
Salem Police Station: Non Emergency number: 978.744.0171
Emergency - 911
Domestic Violence Laws
Chapter 209A of the General Laws of Massachusetts deals with abuse between intimate partners, family or household members. Read the complete law.
Chapter 265, Section 43 of the General Laws of Massachusetts addresses the crime of stalking. This law was amended in August, 2000 to add Section 43A - "An Act Relative to the Crime of Criminal Harassment."