Thursday, November 21,2019 08:25 AM
Michael LaRue
Commanding Officer
Captain
Michael Leroux
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Lt. Joao Carvalho
Executive Officer
Lt. Joao Carvalho
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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 4th Precinct is located in the heart of Newark's Central Ward. The district is unique in that it encompasses two political wards, West and Central. The district covers 3.4 square miles and is home to neighborhoods such as Upper and Lower Vailsburg, Ivy Hill, West Side, Fairmount, Springfield, Belmont, and University Heights, with a residential population of more than 67,000.

Precinct Map

 

WEEK ENDING: 11/17/2019

Crime
2019
2018
% Change
Murder
3
5
-40%
Rape
3
6
-50%
Robbery
32
27
19%
Agg. Assault
65
77
-16%
Burglary
46
49
-6%
Theft F/A
43
54
-20%
Theft
46
48
-4%
Auto Theft
83
91
-9%
Totals
321
357
-10%
4th Precinct

247 16th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6060

4th Precinct Substation

760 SO Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 373-0484