Deputy Inspector Sergio Centa
301 Gold Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201-3003
The 84th Precinct is situated in the northwestern section of Brooklyn. It is a diverse Precinct with many ethnic and economic strata living and working in close proximity. It is comprised of four distinct residential districts and a varied business community. The Residential areas are : Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill and the Farragut Residences.
The Downtown Brooklyn Business district encompasses the Fulton St. Mall, Atlantic Ave., Antique & Middle Eastern strip, Court Street's Lawyers Row, Montague St. restaurants and upscale shops, MetroTech's financial and utility district, as well as the commercial factories and artists lofts of mixed use, Vinegar Hill. The 84 Precinct is the seat of local Government as well. The Brooklyn Borough Hall, the Municipal Bldg., the Brooklyn House of Detention, NYC Fire Dept. H.Q., the Board of Ed H.Q., Transit Authority H.Q., NYPD "911" Bldg., and the Transit Museum are all within its confines.
The 84th Precinct also plays host to the Court system. The Federal, State Supreme, Criminal, Civil, Bankruptcy and Family Court are within its boundaries.Additionally, each day a prime conduit for thousands of people commuting to and from Manhattan via the major arterial highways, subway and local roadways is through the 84th Precinct. The focal point of the surface commute is the East River bridges: The Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge. The 84th Precinct is an exciting composite of all the elements noted above. It is a wonderful community to serve.