Welcome. This is the website of the Independent Monitor of the Newark Department of Public Safety’s Police Division (“NPD”).

On September 27, 2018, NPD will host a town hall meeting to discuss the First Amendment Right to Observe, Object to, and Record Police Activity Policy. The meeting will be held at All Stars Project of New Jersey, located at 33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102, from 6:00PM-8:30PM.

Who is the Independent Monitor? On May 5, 2016, Peter Harvey was appointed by the Court as the Independent Monitor.

NPD’s Consent Decree & Planning Division has created a website where you may find a schedule of community events, feedback forms for policies and trainings, and status reports.

For more general information on NPD, please visit their website by clicking the icon.

Get In Touch!

The Suffolk University Political Research Center is conducting a survey of the Newark community to understand their experiences with and perceptions of the NPD and public safety.  To learn more about the survey and how you may participate, click here.