Friday, August 12,2022 01:15 PM
Capt. Neil Laurie
Commanding Officer
Captain
Neil Laurie
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Lt. Wyhidi Wilson
Executive Officer
Lt. Kenneth Lee
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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: 07/31/2022

Crime
2022
2021
% Change
Murder
11
9
22%
Rape
12
10
20%
Robbery
49
30
63%
Agg. Assault
138
120
15%
Burglary
53
47
13%
Theft F/A
96
39
146%
Theft
80
64
25%
Auto Theft
170
154
10%
Totals
609
473
29%
4th Precinct

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

4th Precinct Substation

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