City of Newark police officers are required to perform a wide range of duties related to law enforcement. In addition, police officers may be assigned to one of the three divisions of the Newark Police Department. Duties include:
Conducting Investigations and Field Interrogations
Responding to Complaints
Issuing Warnings and Summonses
Preparing Written Memoranda and Reports
These duties are often performed under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather, long hours, or life-threatening, stressful situations.