Police

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:
  • Apprehending offenders
  • 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

Newark Police Department is currently in the process of upgrading the City of Newark Crime Mapping Database and it will be available soon.

Delaware's Anti-Terrorism Tip Line
Phone: 1-800-FORCE-12

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