Monday, September 16,2019 12:06 PM
Euclides Lopez
Commanding Officer
Captain
Euclides Lopez
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Lt. Tawana Rollins
Executive Officer
Lt. Tawana Rollins
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The Commander of the precinct provides uniformed and non­ uniformed patrol services, walking and mobile patrol posts and special enforcement operations, within a specific geographical area. An Executive Officer shall assist the Commander and staff as designated by Division directives. Each Precinct is established for the purpose of ensuring the most efficient and effective delivery of police services.

The 5th Precinct is home to a variety of residential neighborhoods and a substantial commercial corridor. This South Ward district covers 4 square miles and is home to 56,000 residents. Some of the neighborhoods included within the district are South Broad Street, Dayton, Upper and Lower Clinton Hill, and Weequahic.

Precinct Map

 

WEEK ENDING: 09/08/2019

Crime
2019
2018
% Change
Murder
12
22
-45%
Rape
28
27
4%
Robbery
112
98
14%
Agg. Assault
365
378
-3%
Burglary
134
161
-17%
Theft F/A
151
184
-18%
Theft
167
219
-24%
Auto Theft
248
345
-28%
Totals
1,217
1,434
-15%
5th Precinct

480 Clinton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 733-6070

5th Precinct Substation

1049 bergen street
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 424-4297