Tuesday, August 21,2018 11:56 AM
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: 08/12/2018

Crime
2018
2017
% Change
Murder
20
18
11%
Rape
24
24
0%
Robbery
87
161
-46%
Agg. Assault
333
283
18%
Burglary
150
187
-20%
Theft F/A
176
230
-23%
Theft
196
199
-2%
Auto Theft
311
311
0%
Totals
1,297
1,413
-8%
5th Precinct

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

5th Precinct Substation

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