Brooklyn is divided into 23 police precincts, each with its own commander and community precinct council. To better serve these diverse communities, the office is divided into five trial zones. Each zone encompasses four or five police precincts within a specified geographic area, and is distinguishable by a color-coded designation: Red, Blue, Grey, Green, and Orange. This approach enhances communication between Bureau Chiefs, Precinct Commanders and community leaders, thereby aiding law enforcement in establishing priorities for reducing criminal activity.
Assistant district attorneys within each zone handle a full range of offenses from violations and misdemeanors to drug sales, assaults, burglaries, robberies, and attempted murder. They present felony cases to the Grand Jury for indictment and then prosecute those cases in Brooklyn’s Supreme Court through disposition.
Red, Blue, Grey, Green, Orange
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Recent Press Releases:
- Queens Man Indicted for Vicious Assault of 68-Year-Old Man in Brooklyn Street
- Serial Burglar Sentenced to up to 12 Years in Prison for Three Break-ins of Brooklyn Apartments
- Brooklyn Man Arraigned on Attempted Murder and Other Charges for Allegedly Running Over School Bus Driver in Road Rage Incident
- Greenpoint Man Indicted for Unlawful Surveillance Of Two Female Roommates
- Brooklyn Teenager Indicted for Broad Daylight Shooting of 5-Year-Old Girl Playing on Sidewalk in East New York