On Tuesday, Jan 30 You could have attended the rollout of the Community Policing Initiative for the 24th Police Precinct.

Of the 77 total precincts throughout, the 24th Police Precinct is the 56th precinct to implement this newest approach titled Community Policing.

The 24th Precinct is logically divided into three sectors:

Sector A

Sector B

Sector C

There are also special sectors assigned to Douglas Houses and several other areas.

We are in Sector C. 100th Street to 110th Street, Broadway to CPW.

The two Neighborhood Coordination Officers assigned to Section C are:

Henry Lopez – Police Officer

Contact Information:

Office: 212 678-4626

Fax:    212 678 -1839

Cell:    917 941-8659

Harold Mauras – Police Officer

Office: 212 678-4626

Fax:    212 678 -1839

Cell:    917 834-6121

You are encouraged to get to know these officers and to contact them with quality of life issues.

Resources and links that we think might be useful for you have on hand.

A new platform launched by NYC for community groups to use to develop online hubs for civic engagement, online organizing and information-sharing.

To know more about our neighborhood, Mahnattan Valley, using the platform mentioned above, use this link >>>

Please note that the site is relatively new and information is still being added.

About the Neighborhood

If you are interested in the history of the area, you might want to look at these sites:

Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group

The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group is a group of Upper West Siders interested in the history of the area from about 96th to 110th Streets, Central Park to the Hudson River, and once known as “Bloomingdale.” The group presents history talks from time to time and maintains an archive of historical materials at the Bloomingdale Branch of the New York Public Library on West 100th Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam.


OldNYC shows 40,000 historical images from the New York Public Library’s Milstein Collection on a map.  There are even some taken of the neighborhood!

Click >>>


If you know about a website, organization or group that may be an important resource for our community and its members to know about, and is not listed here, please send us a direct email to nwcpmba(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you!