Newark at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Newark Police Department

  • 1,062 Officers
  • 345 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 3.77 Newark
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Newark Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $24.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Newark
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$395,879.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY ESSEX COUNTY - BJA FY 2021 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM - LOCAL SOLICITATION Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$1,875,000.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$376,027.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$1,720,000.00 9/1/2019
8/31/2022
CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY HOMELAND SECURITY RELATED PURCHASED - EQUIPMENT & PROTECTION Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated September 6, 2022


$98.9K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Newark Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is HELICOPTER,OBSERVATION with 1 item valued at $92,290.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
7/23/2013 BALLISTIC BLANKET
2540-01-545-2765
2 2 @ $3,334.65 $6,669.30 D 1
2/18/2009 HELICOPTER,OBSERVATION
1520-00-169-7137
1 1 @ $92,290.00 $92,290.00 C 1

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated


Consent decree

Newark has a consent decree with the Department of Justice that went into effect on May 5, 2016.

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