Michele MacPhee
Commanding Officer
Captain
Michele MacPhee
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Lt. Euclides Lopez
Executive Officer
Lt. Euclides Lopez
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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: 07/15/2018

Crime
2018
2017
% Change
Murder
19
14
36%
Rape
23
24
-4%
Robbery
78
135
-42%
Agg. Assault
282
251
12%
Burglary
124
155
-20%
Theft F/A
147
198
-26%
Theft
167
165
1%
Auto Theft
283
269
5%
Totals
1,123
1,211
-7%
5th Precinct

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

5th Precinct Substation

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