Thursday, October 18,2018 08:06 PM
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: 10/14/2018

Crime
2018
2017
% Change
Murder
25
22
14%
Rape
31
29
7%
Robbery
112
210
-47%
Agg. Assault
411
371
11%
Burglary
186
241
-23%
Theft F/A
213
314
-32%
Theft
252
240
5%
Auto Theft
384
413
-7%
Totals
1,614
1,840
-12%
5th Precinct

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

5th Precinct Substation

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