Wyhidi Wilson
Commanding Officer
Captain
Wyhidi Wilson
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Lt. Robert Henningsen
Executive Officer
Lieutenant
Robert Henningsen
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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: 05/22/2022

Crime
2022
2021
% Change
Murder
7
3
133%
Rape
9
11
-18%
Robbery
38
38
0%
Agg. Assault
139
144
-3%
Burglary
35
42
-17%
Theft F/A
37
47
-21%
Theft
45
80
-44%
Auto Theft
169
184
-8%
Totals
479
549
-13%
5th Precinct

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

5th Precinct Substation

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