Newark Police Museum
51 Rector St.
Newark NJ, 07102
Access NoteThe Newark Police Museum is owned and maintained by Fraternal Order of Police, Newark Lodge #12. Its large collection of Newark Police memorabilia and photographs is housed in two large rooms, one devoted to the main collection and the other housing memorabilia and photographs documenting the military service of Newark police officers, from the Civil War onward. Historic records are housed in an office accessible to Museum staff only; staff carries out research (including genealogical inquiries) on request. The Museum welcomes visitors and has regularly hosted groups of police officers from around the world, students at all levels, and collectors of police memorabilia. Museum hours are ca. 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Researchers planning a visit should call ahead to check on the availability of the curator.