New Salem officer

Salem Mayor John Berlin, right, administers the oath of office to the police department’s new part-time officer, Patrolman Michael A. Clunen, as his fiancee Jill Leininger stands ready to pin on his new badge. A 2012 graduate of United High School, Clunen received a bachelor of arts degree with a focus on policing from Kent State University in 2017. He graduated from the Youngstown State University Ohio Police Officers Training Academy in May this year. His first shift will be Friday. (Photo provided by Salem Police Department)


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