Police Officer Recruitment 


See the salary and benefits section for information

We will begin accepting applications in mid-January, 2022, for a May, 2022 examination.  The police academy will begin in fall, 2022.

Click here to be notified when we begin accepting applications for our next recruitment process.

Do you live more than 100 miles from Newark, DE? We've streamlined the process to reduce travel. See more in the Selection Process menu.

Are you a Delaware certified police officer? Contact a recruiter for information about a streamlined hiring process.

Review the information on this page to learn about our agency and the application process.

For questions and information about a career with the Newark Police Department, contact a recruiter.

Recruitment Brochure

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