Traffic Unit


The Traffic Unit is responsible for enforcement, coordination of Department-wide traffic enforcement initiatives and crash reduction through identification of high-crash intersections and causative violations.

Traffic Unit Goals and Objectives:

  • To encourage traffic safety through education, enforcement and coordinated activities with other agencies and entities.
  • To identify high traffic crash locations, analyze data and apply problem-solving mechanisms to resolve traffic problems.
  • To actively investigate citizen complaints and enforce appropriate traffic laws and regulations.
  • To aggressively pursue the investigation of illegal activities detected as a result of traffic stops.
  • To act as public speakers, instructors, or representatives of the Department through public appearances at special events, when requested.
  • To investigate hit and run traffic crashes.
  • To increase DUI enforcement efforts.


The Newark Police Department would like all of our citizens to be safe while driving. We are providing you with some topics that are very important to us. Please feel free to take a look.

NHTSA Road Safety Information

NHTSA Car Seats and Booster Seat Information

NHTSA Teen Driving


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Traffic Division

37101 Newark Blvd
Newark, CA 94560

Sergeant Brian Simon
(510) 578-4995






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