Friday, August 12,2022 01:37 PM
Capt. Robert Henningsen
Commanding Officer
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Robert Henningsen
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Executive Officer
Lieutenant

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: 07/31/2022

Crime
2022
2021
% Change
Murder
9
9
0%
Rape
12
17
-29%
Robbery
54
58
-7%
Agg. Assault
220
253
-13%
Burglary
56
71
-21%
Theft F/A
55
78
-29%
Theft
66
115
-43%
Auto Theft
266
266
0%
Totals
738
867
-15%
5th Precinct

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

5th Precinct Substation

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