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Precincts | 83rd Precinct

Deputy Inspector Sergio Centa



Crime Statistics  
480 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11237-5132
(718) 574-1605

The 83rd Precinct is located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. It is primarily a residential and commercial community consisting of one and two family private houses, multi family "railroad" flats and one moderate sized housing development. The major commercial areas are Flushing Avenue, Broadway and Knickerbocker Avenue. There are six senior citizen centers within the command and a large number (130) of Houses of Worship. Over 250 two family homes have been constructed under the New York City Partnership Project of affordable homes. It is currently sponsored by the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen Council.

Contact Information

Precinct: (718) 574-1605
Community Affairs: (718) 574-1697
Crime Prevention: (718) 574-1688
Domestic Violence: (718) 574-1830
Youth Officer: (718) 574-1735
Auxiliary Coordinator: (718) 574-1688
Detective Squad: (718) 574-1796

Community Council

President: Barbara Smith
Meetings: The 83rd Precinct community council meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 P.M. at the 83rd Precinct, 480 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn.