Special Enforcement Team (SET)

The Newark Police Department Special Enforcement Team (SET) is comprised of a detective sergeant and two detective officers. The purpose of SET is to combat street crimes with a strong emphasis on street gangs and gang members. This specialized team concentrates on enforcement, education and intervention. The SET is also in partnership with our community as it relates to our residents, schools (students, parents and staff) and Newark businesses. The SET continues to provide a presence at numerous community events by ensuring the events are safe and enjoyable for our community. SET strives to decrease all gang-related influences through focused enforcement, deterrence and educational programs.