A Message from City Marshal Mark Murray:
On behalf of the men and women of the Newburyport Police Department I would like to personally welcome you to our department’s web page. I am proud to serve the City of Newburyport alongside the men and women who make this organization a high priority through commitment and excellence. The department is committed to working together with the citizens of Newburyport to improve the quality of life to our residents and visitors. The success of the department in achieving these goals is dependent on community input and support. The members of the department work hard to maintain a high level of excellence as exhibited in our recognition of excellence of law enforcement by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Please take a moment to browse through our website and Facebook page and take advantage of the many opportunities to communicate with us and learn how we can work together. We look forward to serving you.
City Marshal Mark Murray
About the Role of City Marshal:
The City Marshal is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Newburyport Police Department and the final departmental authority in all matters of policy, operations, and discipline. He exercises all lawful powers of the office and issues such lawful orders as are necessary to assure the effective performance of the department. The Marshal has full fiscal authority over the Department.
Through the City Marshal the department is responsible for the enforcement of all laws coming within its legal jurisdiction. The City Marshal is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and staffing all activities of the department. He is also responsible for its continued and efficient operation, for the enforcement of rules and regulations within the department, for the completion and forwarding of such reports as may be required by proper authority and for the department’s relations with local citizens, the local government and other related agencies.