Ride / Sit Along Request

The Ride Along / Sit Along Program provides an opportunity for citizens to experience the law enforcement function firsthand.   The Newark Police Department Ride Along / Sit Along Program is offered to residents, students, applicants and those employed within the City of Newark.  Every attempt will be made to accommodate interested persons.  However, an applicant may be disqualified without cause.  The following factors may be considered in disqualifying an applicant and are not limited to:

  • Being under 15 years of age
  • Prior criminial history
  • Pending criminal action
  • Pending lawsuit against the Department
  • Denial by any Supervisor

Thank you for your interest in this program. Please fill out the Newark Ride / Sit Along Request form below. Once submitted, you will be presented with our Declaration of Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability form. Please fill it out to be eligible for this experience.