The men and women of the Newark Police Department are responsible for safeguarding a community of approximately 45,000 diverse residents. The city is 13.9 square miles located in the County of Alameda.


The Newark Police Department prides itself on being innovative and progressive in policing practices. With roots established in community support, the Newark Police Department strives to provide its personnel with top of the line training and equipment available which results in the best service to the community.

As part of the new Civic Center project, the Newark Police Department has plans for a new state of the art police department building with a projected completion date in the year 2021.

The Newark Police Department is looking for motivated and talented individuals to continue to build upon the  department's tradition of excellent service to the residents of Newark.