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It is the policy of the Newark Police Department to earn and maintain public trust and confidence through transparency when permitted by law.  Public confidence is essential towards effective policing.  Maintaining strong ties between the Newark Police Department and the community is of paramount importance in keeping our City safe.  

The Newark Police Department is proud to be one of the first law enforcement agencies in the nation to publish police activity statistics with the hopes that the public will better understand our efforts to serve the community.  The following information is a “snapshot” of last month’s activities:

The following information will become more detailed as revised statistics are captured.

  • Use of Force
  • Field Inquiries
  • Professional Standards
  • Discipline
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  December YTD
Total Number of incidents requiring Use of Force:

15 260
Total Number of Officers Involved:

25 448
     
Actions of Suspects
Resisted Officer Control: 12 243
Physical Threat/Attack: 7 111
Threat/Attack with Blunt Object: 1 2
Threat/Attack with Knife/Cutting Object: 0 2
Threat/Attack with Motor Vehicle: 0 4
Threat/Attack with Firearm: 1 11
Other Type of Threat Attack: 0 0
     
Types of Force Used
Compliance Hold: 23 413
Hands/Fists: 8 184
Feet/Kicks: 0 24
Baton/Object: 0 0
Chemical Agent: 2 34
Canine: 0 0
Other Force: 0 3
Firearm Discharge: 1 8
     


INJURIES SUSTAINED
  Suspects Officers
  December YTD December YTD
Injured: 4 64 1 20
Treated at Hospital: 7 65 3 18
Killed: 0 0 0 0

 

Suspect Gender
  December YTD
Male: 11 229
Female: 5 38
     

 

Suspect Race
  December YTD
Asian: 0 0
Black: 13 208
Indian(Amer/Alskn): 0 0
Other: 0 0
White: 0 14
Ethnicity
Hispanic: 3 38
     


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  December
Total Number of Field Inquiries: 975

 

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  December YTD
External Complaints Received: 38 447
Internal Complaints Received: 24 219
Case Dispositions
Administratively Closed: 2 11
Exonerated: 6 108
Not Sustained: 24 312
Sustained: 18 152
Unfounded: 2 37


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  December YTD
Number of Disciplinary Hearings: 13 116
Total Number of Personnel Disciplined: 13 101
Total Number of Suspension Days: 3 344
Number of Personnel Terminated: 0 0


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