Newton Police Department

  • Agency: Newton Police Department
  • Address: 39 Trinity St, Newton , 07860 NJ
  • Chief: Michael Richards (Chief of Police)
Phone: 973-383-2525
Fax: 973-383-0090

Newton Police Department is located at 39 Trinity St, Newton , 07860 NJ. The Chief of Police of the department is Michael Richards. The Newton Police Department phone number is 973-383-2525.

Newton Police Department News

The Sussex County CLEAR Program is expanding across Sussex County - please like and share to help promote this valuable program. Sussex County Government

Vernon Police will begin accepting Sussex County CLEAR Program participants on Monday! Helping to improve access to treatment for those with a substance use disorder.

Sussex County CLEAR Program - The Center for Prevention and Counseling is seeking to train community members to serve as Recovery Coaches with the Sussex County C.L.E.A.R. Program. This is an opportunity for people in recovery from addiction to help others by using their experience. Learn more at

We enjoyed the "walking school bus" with students, parents and school officials this morning on the way to Merriam Avenue School. Next one will be in the Spring.

Please be mindful of runners in the area of Newton High School tomorrow morning for their annual Newton Pride Foundation 5k Fun Run/Walk.

Permanent medication disposal drop box located at Newton Police Department, available every day. Safely get rid of old, expired or no longer needed medications, no needles or liquids, and help prevent diversion.

Locally, help is within reach with the Sussex County CLEAR Program

Please take a few minutes to watch this important video. The #NotEvenOnce high school opiate awareness program is coming to Newton Public Schools high school students in the upcoming months. Thank you to Chief Lisa Parker of the Manchester Police for developing this program and training our Officers. For help and to learn how to help in our area, follow the Sussex County CLEAR Program. Everyone is affected by this epidemic and everyone must be part of the solution.

Spring Street will be closed tomorrow for the Fall Festival.

Obstruction, Hindering Apprehension, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia, Syringes: On 10/18/17 at 10:21p.m., the Newton Police responded to a noise complaint at a boarding house located at 96 Main Street, Newton. Upon arrival, a female occupant of the reported apartment answered the door and was identified as Christina Gagliardi, age 33, of Brick, N.J. Gagliardi indicated -- CONTINUE - -

Please call the Sussex Station of the NJSP if you have any information.

Follow Sussex County CLEAR Program to learn more, find help or find out how you can help.

“It’s about working together effectively and community interaction,” Chief Eric Danielson said. Chief Michael Richards of the Newton Police Department echoed that sentiment. “Criminals don’t restrict their actions to one town,” Richards said. “When law enforcement cooperates across communities, when we work together with each other and with the community, we are more effective, to everyone’s benefit.”

Arrest-Poss of CDS, Paraphernalia, Syringe: On 10/8/17 at 4:42p.m., Newton Police responded to the area of the St. Joseph’s Cemetery for a report of a male and female who appeared to be unconscious. Upon arrival, the male and female in question were located and identified as Shereen McManus, age 27 and David Hearn Jr., age 32, both of -- CONTINUE - -

Safe disposal of medications is one part of an overall plan to turn the tide on the opioid epidemic. Learn more by following the Sussex County CLEAR Program or visiting

Among some of the great photos taken during the recent Firemen's parade on Saturday, here's one of the best. Submitted by someone attending the festivities at Memory Park after the parade, Ptl. John Flanagan is seen assisting a youngster, reuniting him with his family.

Please be mindful of traffic delays and detours in Newton due to the annual County Firemen's parade Saturday 10/7/2017.

We enjoyed great conversation and coffee at Between The Bread this morning for National #coffeewithacopday2017 . We thank Erin for hosting the event and thank you to everyone who stopped by and chatted. Today also marks the fourth year that we've been holding #CoffeewithaCop in Newton. #CommunityPolicing #NewtonNJ

Building community relationships, one cup at a time. Join us tomorrow morning Wednesday October 4th at 9am at Between The Bread 188 Spring Street. Coffee with a Cop

The 97th Annual Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day & Parade will be hosted by Newton Fire Department on Saturday, October 7, 2017 with step-off promptly at 1 p.m. The parade will travel from Sparta Avenue to Spring Street to Moran Street, concluding at Memory Park. Roads will be closed along /around parade route, please plan accordingly.

Join us at Between The Bread (188 Spring Street) on Wednesday 10/4 at 9am (National Coffee with a Cop day) for relaxed, informal discussions about the issues community members feel are important. Get to you know your hometown Officers. #CommunityPolicing