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Responsibilities & Services
The Newark Police Department is responsible for protecting the lives, homes, and properties of Newark residents.
The Police Department's force of 91 employees is dedicated to serving all citizens by:
Conducting preventive patrol activities
Enforcing state and local laws
Performing criminal investigations
Promoting traffic safety
Responding to calls for service
Crime Prevention Services
As a crime prevention service, the department will conduct home and business surveys upon request and has available an electronic engraving tool which residents may use to mark valuable property.
Crime Mapping Database
The City of Newark Crime Mapping Database is available
Delaware's Anti-Terrorism Tip Lin
What number do I call for the Police Department if it's not an emergency?
How do I inform the Police Department of any tips on drug/crime activities?
How can I obtain a police report?
How do I obtain a parking permit for my street?
Can I find out if an area I'm planning to move into is safe?
Does your department do fingerprints for employment?
Can I schedule a tour of your facility?
History of Department
Records Request and Permits
Career Opportunities as a Police Officer
Compliments & Concerns
Victims & Witnesses
Submit a Drug or Crime Tip
The 2017 NPD Trading Card Project
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