Bedford-Stuyvesant has two police precincts, 79 and 81. The New York City 81st Police Precinct is located at 30…More Ralph Ave., on the northwest corner of Ralph and Gates avenues. The commanding officer of the 81st precinct is Deputy Inspector Juanita N. Holmes. The role of the police department in every neighborhood is to provide a safe environment for its residents, their guests and business owners. Each precinct accomplishes this through combatting violent crimes and narcotic sales and use, and addressing quality of life.
Precinct 81 holds its monthly meetings, which are open to the community, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.