New York City Police Department

Precincts | 20th Precinct
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Captain Michael Falcon
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120 West 82nd Street, New York, NY, 10024-5502
(212) 580-6411

The 20th Precinct is located on the upper west side of Manhattan. The area is residential, commercial and industrial. The precinct consists of a culturally diverse community with very well known sources of cultural events and locations. There are numerous civic and social events throughout the year due to the close proximity of Central Park. The precinct becomes host to special events that are actually taking place in the park. The cultural centers and many points of interest are listed below.

Many community organizations hold street fairs throughout the spring, summer and fall months, usually along Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a nationally televised event drawing over one million spectators. The parade starts at West 77th St. and Central Park West and travels south on Central Park West to Broadway and East 34th St. There are over 40 floats and balloons in the parade.

Points of interest include:

  1. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  2. American Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
  3. New York Historical Society
  4. Riverside Park and West 79th Street Boat Basin
  5. Beacon Theater
  6. American Bible Society
  7. Children's Museum of New York
  8. Jewish Community Center of Manhattan
  9. Loews West 68th Street and Broadway IMAX Theaters 


Contact Information

Precinct: (212) 580-6411
Community Affairs: (212) 580-6428
Community Policing: (212) 580-6409
Crime Prevention: (212) 580-6421
Domestic Violence: (212) 580-6649
Youth Officer: (212) 580-6426
Auxiliary Coordinator: (212) 580-6421
Detective Squad: (212) 580-6414


Community Council

President: Ian Alterman
Meetings: 20th Precinct Community Council meetings are usually held the fourth Monday of each month (except July and August) at the 20th Precinct at 7:00 P.M.