North District

Captain Edgar MartinezLieutenant Kenneth FrenchCommunity Relations Officer David Calton
282 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201)547-5350
Fax: (201)547-5073
North District

The North District, commanded by Captain Edgar Martinez, is populated by approximately 60,000 residents and over 100,000 commuters daily.

District Boundaries

  • EAST: Bordered by Hoboken and the East District
  • SOUTH: Bordered by the East and West District
  • WEST: Bordered by the Hackensack River and Penhorn Creek
  • NORTH:Bordered by Secaucus, North Bergen and Union City

Colleges

  • Hudson County Community College - Journal Square – Sip Avenue

High Schools

  • Liberty High School - Journal Square – Sip Avenue
  • Dickinson High School - Palisade Avenue

Elementary Schools

  • PS #6 - Central/St. Pauls Avenue
  • PS #7 - Laidlaw Ave/ Central Ave
  • PS #8 - Hancock Ave/Franklin Street
  • PS #25 - Zabriskie St/Kennedy Blvd
  • PS #27 - Congress St/Kennedy Blvd
  • PS #28 - Hancock Ave/South Street
  • PS #31 - St Pauls Ave/Kennedy Blvd
  • PS #42 - Newark/Summit Avenues
  • St. John’s Elementary School - St. Pauls Ave/Kennedy Blvd
  • St. Joseph’s Elementary School - Pavonia/Baldwin Avenues
  • St. Joseph’s School for the Blind - Jefferson St/Summit Ave
  • St. Nicholas Elementary School - Ferry St./Central Ave
  • Liberty Academy Charter School - South St/Hancock Ave

Points of Interest

  • Historic Journal Square Shopping Area
  • Christopher Columbus Statue
  • Loew’s Theatre
  • Port Authority Transportation Center
  • Hudson County Community College
  • Jackie Robinson Statue
  • Stanley Theatre/Jehovah’s Witness Hall
  • Hudson County Administration Building
  • Historic (Old) County Courthouse
  • St. Joseph’s Home for the Blind
  • St. Joseph’s Church
  • Dickinson High School
  • Hudson Gardens
  • Central Avenue Shopping District-SID
  • St. Nicholas Church
  • Historic Landmark Jersey City Reservoir
  • Newark Avenue Mohatma/Ghandi Drive
  • US Bulk Mail Facility
  • Historic Railway Bergen Arches
  • St. John’s Apartments
  • Croxton Yards Train Yard
  • Route 1&9 State Highway
  • Tonnele and Charlotte Circles
  • Pulaski Skyway
  • Wittpenn Bridge
  • PSE&G Powerhouse-JCPD Pistol Range
  • Depressed Highway
  • Christ Hospital
  • Congress Street Light Rail Station

Recreational Areas

  • Leonard Gordon Park - Manhattan Ave/Kennedy Blvd
  • Terrace Avenue Park - Terrace Ave/Thorne St
  • Fisk Park - Ogden Ave/Fisk St
  • Sgt. Anthony Park - Palisade Ave/Fleet St
  • Pershing Field - Manhattan/Central Avenues
  • Washington Park - North St/Central Ave

North District Initiatives

  • Burglary Detail
  • Anti-Crime Detail
  • Prostitution Detail
  • School Liaison Officer
  • Bicycle Units
  • Cushman/GEO Units
  • Special Patrol (added visibility) in:
    • Dickinson High School
    • Summit Plaza
    • Journal Square
    • Heights Plaza
    • Central Avenue