The Detective Bureau is responsible for investigating most of the crimes that are reported when a criminal offense does not end in an immediate arrest and requires a follow-up investigation.  All detectives are assigned to investigate specific types of crimes such as robberies, sexual assaults, thefts, white collar crimes, etc.

  • Deputy Chief Craig Riley

    Deputy Chief Riley joined the Newark Division of Police on June 1989. A 28 year veteran he was promoted to Sergeant in 2001 and to Captain in 2006. He has served as a Patrol Bureau Supervisor, an Administration Bureau Supervisor, Commander of the Detective  Bureau and Commander of the Patrol Bureau. He currently serves as the Detective Bureau Commander .

  • Sergeant John Brnjic

    Detective Supervisor