Anthony Costa
Commanding Officer
Captain
Anthony Costa
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Lt. Antonio Cruz
Executive Officer
Lt. Antonio Cruz
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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 3rd Precinct serves the Ironbound District, named for its industrial area bounded by many rail yards. This East Ward district is the largest geographical police district in the city, covering 12 square miles, and is home to more than 60,000 residents.

Precinct Map

 

WEEK ENDING: 05/19/2019

Crime
2019
2018
% Change
Murder
1
2
-50%
Rape
8
14
-43%
Robbery
55
34
62%
Agg. Assault
58
70
-17%
Burglary
36
64
-44%
Theft F/A
78
139
-44%
Theft
68
106
-36%
Auto Theft
123
174
-29%
Totals
427
603
-29%
3rd Precinct

649 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 733-6190