About the Newport Beach Police
The Newport Beach Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that
is organized into: Chief of Police Division; Patrol and Traffic Division; Support Services Division; and, Detective Division.
According to the Newport Beach Police Department, “On
September 3, 1906, the City of Newport Beach was officially incorporated. The first City Hall was located East of the Newport
Pier on the Oceanfront. The Police Department used several offices in the City Hall building until they moved to their own
building on Court Avenue. During these early years, various Marshals headed the Police Department.”