It is the policy of the Newark Police Division 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 Division and the community is of paramount importance in keeping our City safe.

The Newark Police Division 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.

 

  Apr 2019 YTD
Total Number of incidents requiring Use of Force: 31 113
Total Number of Officers Involved: 73 264
     
Actions of Suspects
Resisted Officer Control: 30 97
Physical Threat/Attack: 3 10
Threat/Attack with Blunt Object: 0 1
Threat/Attack with Knife/Cutting Object: 0 0
Threat/Attack with Motor Vehicle: 0 0
Threat/Attack with Firearm: 0 2
Other Type of Threat Attack: 0 7
     
Types of Force Used
Compliance Hold: 39 156
Hands/Fists: 22 73
Feet/Kicks: 0 2
Baton/Object: 0 0
Chemical Agent: 1 7
Canine: 0 0
Other Force: 4 18
Firearm Discharge: 0 2
     

 

INJURIES SUSTAINED
  Suspects Officers
  Apr 2019 YTD Apr 2019 YTD
Injured: 3 10 0 0
Treated at Hospital: 11 36 0 4
Killed: 0 1 0 0

 

Suspect Gender
  Apr 2019 YTD
Male: 26 91
Female: 5 22
     

 

Suspect Race
  Apr 2019 YTD
Asian: 0 0
Black: 30 100
Black-Hispanic: 0 0
Indian(Amer/Alskn): 0 0
Other: 0 0
White: 1 2
White-Hispanic: 0 11

 

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Please Note : Additional fields were added to the transparency data which aren't currently populated. As this data becomes available, it will be added to the empty fields. The information is expected to included in the near future.

  Apr 2019
Total Number of Field Inquiries: 4693

 

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Please Note : Additional fields were added to the transparency data which aren't currently populated. As this data becomes available, it will be added to the empty fields. The information is expected to included in the near future.

  Apr 2019 YTD
External Complaints Received: 36 120
Internal Complaints Received: 26 110
Case Dispositions
Administratively Closed: 2 4
Exonerated: 12 36
Not Sustained: 19 87
Sustained: 27 97
Unfounded: 2 6

 

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Please Note : Additional fields were added to the transparency data which aren't currently populated. As this data becomes available, it will be added to the empty fields. The information is expected to included in the near future.

  Apr 2019 YTD
Number of Disciplinary Hearings: 33 111
Total Number of Personnel Disciplined: 22 85
Total Number of Suspension Days: 0 0
Number of Personnel Terminated: 0 0

2016 Cases referred to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office 43
2016 Cases referred back from Essex County Prosecutor’s Office 15
Disposition of Cases Referred back from Prosecutor’s office
Sustained 4
Not Sustained 9
Exonerated 2

 

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Please Note : Additional fields were added to the transparency data which aren't currently populated. As this data becomes available, it will be added to the empty fields. The information is expected to included in the near future.

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