Newark Public Safety News and Media Room
The Public Information Office of the Newark Department of Public Safety serves to provide accurate and timely information to both the community and to members of the media. Our social media pages offer a wide range of information regarding the current operations of police, firefighters, and office of emergency management personnel.
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Newark Public Safety Divisions
Newark Police Division
The Newark Police Division is entrusted to protect and serve the citizens of the City of Newark by securing neighborhoods, business districts, municipal assets and life, liberty and property. The Police Division currently responds to more than 520, 000 calls for service yearly.
Newark Fire Division
The Fire Division protects the lives and property of the citizens of the City of Newark by fighting fires and responding to sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions, whether natural or man-made. Each year, the Fire Division responds to over 16,720 calls for service.
Newark Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The Division of OEM is responsible for coordinating training, preparedness and response to man-made and natural disasters, including blizzards, hurricanes, extreme heat, acts of terrorism and special events.