The Newark Police Division is taking a proactive role in promoting agency and officer integrity by assessing our community interactions, providing valuable officer in-service training programs and taking the steps to remain a transparent agency. It is the policy of the NPD to earn and maintain public trust and confidence through transparency. Public confidence is essential towards effective policing. Maintaining strong ties between the NPD and the community is of paramount importance in keeping our City safe. By implementing strategies that promote fair and impartial policing and collecting and analyzing field and traffic stop data and subsequently publishing traffic and field stop data online NPD strives to earn the trust of the community.
These functions enhance our mission to contribute towards the quality of life by fostering an environment in which there is a balance between freedom of movement and individual rights and the community’s needs. Thus, we work diligently in our efforts to develop and maintain positive community relations and trust with the diverse community The NPD serves.