Current Crime Statistics
The most current Newark crime statistics--city-wide and by precinct.
Crime Trends From the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports
Bureau of Justice Statistics database allows you to generate crime trends by municipality since 1985.
Newark Crime Map
Reported crimes, by crime and location, for the last two months. From www.spotcrime.com Other time periods available with (free) registration.
Newark Neighborhood Crime Maps, Statistics, Local Reports and Alerts
Reported crimes, by crime and location, for 20 Newark neighborhoods.
Crime Bosses of Newark: "Richie the Boot" Boiardo and Longie Zwillman
Michael Immerso and Warren Grover; moderated by Angelo Baglivo. Panel discussion sponsored by the Newark History Society and the New Jersey Historical Society. September 15, 2008.
In the Godfather's Garden: The Long Life and Times of Richie "the Boot" Boiardo
Richard Linnett. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press, 2013. Available?
Gangster #2: Longy Zwillman, the Man Who Invented Organized Crime
Mark A. Stuart. Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart, 1985. Available?
FBI Records: Abner Zwillman
7 volumes of digitized documents (newspaper articles, reports, memoranda) spanning the 1930s to the 1950s.
Nazis in Newark.
Warren Grover. New Brunswick, N.J. Transaction Publishers, c2003. The Minutemen, a group of boxers and bodyguards from Zwillman's Third Ward Gang, and the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League, led by physician S. William Kalb, led the opposition to Nazi activities and recruitment efforts in Newark between 1933 and 1941. Available?
Abner 'Longy' Zwillman-Kefauver Hearings. Short video clip of Zwillman during the Kefauver Crime Committee hearing.
Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce. Hearings before a Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, 2nd Session. 1950. Zwillman testimony before the Kefauver Committee, pp. 588-628.
Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce: Part 18: New York and New Jersey
Hearings Before the Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce. United States Senate. Eighty-Second Congress. First Session. July 6, 7, 11, 17, 19, 20; August 15, 16, 17. 1951. Includes extended testimony from Meyer Ellenstein, the former mayor of Newark, mobster Joseph "Doc" Stacher, and others.