Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need a license for my bicycle?
A: It is not required that you obtain a license for your bicycle, but the Newman Police Department strongly encourages
    that you register your bicycle. Registering your bicycle will help the police department track it down in case it gets
    lost or stolen.

Q: How do I report loud music, radio or cars?
A: To report loud music or any sort of nuisance, call the Newman Police Department Dispatch at 209-847-2231.

Q: Where do I file complaints involving animals?
A: For animal complaints and/or animal control contact the Newman Police Department at (209) 862-2902.

Q: What is the fee for a vehicle release?
A: The fee foe a vehicle release is $180.00, payable in cash/debit/credit. You must provide proof of current registration/insurance and a valid driver's license.

Q: What are your livescan hours/fee?
A: Our rolling fee is $25.00. No appointment is necessary, walk in Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.


For more information, please contact the Newman Police Department at (209) 862-2902.