NEWPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT,
The Newport Police Department provides 24-hour staffed police
service and is dispatched by Penobscot Regional Communications Center Center with 911
access. Computerized record system since 1994. The Department
handles approximately 6,000 complaints annually.
We encourage input from our citizens as we constantly strive to make our department better.
Please stop by or call regarding any ideas you might have to share.
Newport Police are asking residents to lock car
doors as well as homes. All towns are experiencing an increase in
night-time thefts. We encourage all citizens to call (207) 368-3263 if they observe anything
Tips for Drivers
Be alert, especially in residential areas.
Expect the unexpected. Children may cross the street at the wrong place or suddenly run out in front of you.
Double check behind you and around you before backing out of a driveway or parking space.
Obey all laws and slow down around children playing.
Tips for Parents
Remind children to walk not run across the street.
To stop, look and listen before crossing the street.
Teach your children to make eye contact with the driver before they cross.
If you own a vacant property please advise our Police Department so that we can watch your residence while it is unoccupied. We have had a rash of copper pipe thefts at vacant homes. We would be glad to help you in any capacity. Chief MacDaid
DISTRACTED DRIVING CAN KILL
Any activity that takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel,
or your mind off of your primary task of driving safety, is endangering yourself
and others. Donít be distracted. Put down the coffee, put down the cell phone. Please
take driving seriously so everyone can go home safe.
The force is comprised of: