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Precincts | 78th Precinct

Deputy Inspector Frank DiGiacomo


Crime Statistics  
65 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217-2110
(718) 636-6411

The 78 Precinct is located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn South. The area is a combination of residential and commercial districts. In 1993 the 78 Precinct was realigned to include Prospect Park. The eastern section of the precinct is mostly residential with a middle class population residing mainly in two and three story buildings. The western section of the precinct - the Gowanus Canal - along 5th and 4th Avenues is an industrial area of factories and warehouses.


Contact Information

Precinct: (718) 636-6411
Community Affairs: (718) 636-6410
Crime Prevention: (718) 636-6433
Domestic Violence: (718) 636-6424
Youth Officer: (718) 636-6451
Auxiliary Coordinator: (718) 636-6425
Detective Squad: (718) 636-6485 

Community Council

President: Wayne Bailey
Vice President: Joanna Smith

Meetings: The Precinct community council is a non-partisan group which meets with police officials to exchange mutual views and seek ways to solve local problems.  The 78th Precinct community council meets the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 P.M. at the 78th Precinct.