Sunday, September 26,2021 03:38 PM

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.

 

  Aug 2021 YTD
Total Number of incidents requiring Use of Force: 28 289
Total Number of Officers Involved: 64 699
     
Actions of Suspects
Resisted Officer Control: 52 543
Physical Threat/Attack: 6 65
Threat/Attack with Blunt Object: 0 5
Threat/Attack with Knife/Cutting Object: 5 16
Threat/Attack with Motor Vehicle: 1 1
Threat/Attack with Firearm: 2 3
Other Type of Threat Attack: 0 63
     
Types of Force Used
Compliance Hold: 31 437
Hands/Fists: 32 234
Feet/Kicks: 0 12
Baton/Object: 0 5
Chemical Agent: 1 16
Canine: 0 0
Other Force: 1 20
Firearm Discharge: 0 2
     

 

INJURIES SUSTAINED
  Suspects Officers
  Aug 2021 YTD Aug 2021 YTD
Injured: 3 37 0 0
Treated at Hospital: 8 131 1 21
Killed: 0 1 0 0

 

Suspect Gender
  Aug 2021 YTD
Male: 24 232
Female: 4 59
     

 

Suspect Race
  Aug 2021 YTD
Asian: 0 0
Black: 26 238
Black-Hispanic: 0 0
Indian(Amer/Alskn): 0 0
Other: 0 2
White: 0 7
White-Hispanic: 2 43

 

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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.

  Aug 2021
Total Number of Field Inquiries: 1893

 

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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.

  Aug 2021 YTD
External Complaints Received: 29 148
Internal Complaints Received: 13 187
Case Dispositions
Administratively Closed: 0 9
Exonerated: 1 44
Not Sustained: 1 36
Sustained: 0 71
Unfounded: 13 20

 

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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.

  Aug 2021 YTD
Number of Disciplinary Hearings: 7 76
Total Number of Personnel Disciplined: 4 69
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

 

June 15, 2020 to December 31, 2020
  Disciplined Officer Sanction Synopsis
No. Rank First Name Last Name Terminated? Demoted? Suspended? # Days Susp. Description
1 PO Richard Pacelli     Yes 30 Officer Pacelli discharged a chemical agent against a prisoner inside the emergency room of a hospital
2 PO Kerwin Lovo     Yes 6 P/O Lovo struck a fire hydrant with a marked patrol unit during an accident
3 PO James Allen     Yes 10 P/O Allen failed to take a police action while witnessing an off-duty police officer involved in a physical altercation
4 PO Maurice McKelvin     Yes 10 P/O McKelvin failed to take a police action while witnessing an off-duty police officer involved in a physical altercation.
5 PO Yves Zogba     Yes 10 P/O Zogba failed to obtain consent of search from a home owner during a recovery of a weapon used in an assault.
6 PO Sean Lake     Yes 15 P/O Lake conducted a motor vehicle stop in which he acted unprofessional and issued the driver five summones

 

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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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