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26th Precinct


Captain Jose Taveras

Commanding Officer: Captain Jose Taveras

The 26th Precinct services a portion of the Upper West Side of the Manhattan. The area covered encompasses Morningside Heights and Manhattanville, and is home to Columbia University, Riverside Park, Morningside Park, and General Grant National Memorial.

Crime Statistics (PDF)
Crime Statistics (Excel)

Contact Information

520 West 126th Street
New York, NY, 10027-2406

Precinct: (212) 678-1311
Community Affairs: (212) 678-1301
Crime Prevention: (212) 678-1330 - Ann Cardenas - E-mail:
Domestic Violence Prevention Officer: (212) 678-1342 - E-mail
Youth Coordination Officer: (212) 678-1388 - E-mail
Auxiliary Coordinator: (212) 678-1368
Detective Squad: (212) 678-1351

Get to Know Your Neighborhood Coordination Officers

Find your sector. Find your NCOs.

Neighborhood Coordination Officers, or NCOs, are your local problem solvers. They spend all their working hours within the confines of their assigned sectors, actively engaging with local community members and residents. They get to know the neighborhood, its people, and its problems extremely well.

Use the map and list below to find your sector and your NCOs. Feel free to email your officers directly, or contact your local precinct, to discuss ongoing crime or quality-of-life issues.

Community Council

President Robert Routt

Vice President Joe Oliver

Treasurer Vanda Jamison

Sergeant-at-Arms Jenny Wade

Meetings: Community Council meetings typically take place on the third Wednesday of every month except July, August and December, beginning at 6:30pm in the precinct.