Chief Steven A. Baum

Chief Steven A. Baum

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Chief Steven A. Baum served as a member of the Newark Division of Police from 1993 to 2016.  Assigned as a Detective in 1999, he was promoted to Sergeant in 2004, then Captain in 2010.  Appointed to the City’s Safety Director in 2016, he held that position through July 2020. He was selected as Chief of Police and was sworn in August 2020.