Newark Stop-and-Frisk: 4th Precinct

Stop & Frisk

This police precinct encompasses the Central and West Wards.

The Central Ward contains much of the city's original history including the Lincoln Park, Military Park and the James Street Commons Historic Districts. It is also home to three universities – Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and NJIT. Roughly 67,000 residents, most of whom are African-American, live in the Central Ward.

The West Ward is primarily known for its Vailsburg neighborhood, which includes Ivy Hill Park. The ward was once a predominantly Irish-American neighborhood. Today it is home to mostly African-American and Haitian residents.

4th Precinct Yearly Totals

Year Stops Arrests and Summonses Black Stops White Stops Latino Stops
2014 4,089 879 3,552 201 92
2013 2,652 895 2,310 164 N/A

2014 does not include stats from July 2014, which the NPD has not published.

4th Precinct Monthly Totals

Year-Month Stops Arrests and Summonses Black Stops White Latino
2014-11 253 67 227 11 9
2014-10 584 89 514 25 16
2014-09 364 55 318 16 8
2014-08 393 79 338 17 9
2014-07 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014-06 387 97 324 22 19
2014-05 387 89 332 25 5
2014-04 336 96 288 16 12
2014-03 536 125 478 27 9
2014-02 385 86 357 15 3
2014-01 464 96 416 27 2
2013-12 351 105 308 20 N/A
2013-11 357 114 310 14 N/A
2013-10 375 112 315 14 N/A
2013-09 498 133 456 26 N/A
2013-08 581 226 504 51 N/A
2013-07 490 205 417 39 N/A

N/A = The Newark Police Department did not publish this stop-and-frisk data.

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