The Headquarters Offices of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are located on the THIRD FLOOR of the Veterans Courthouse, at 50 West Market Street in Newark, NJ. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Victim-Witness Advocacy Office is also located here. Please use the EAST entrance to the Veterans Courthouse, i.e. the entrance closer to Martin Luther King Boulevard and Downtown Newark. Once you pass through the security check, proceed into the lobby and take the elevator to the THIRD floor. A reception desk is located just inside the glass doors from the third floor elevator lobby.
FROM ROUTE 280 EAST: Get off on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard exit 14A. At end of ramp, make a right onto Martin Luther King Blvd. Proceed about 3/4 mile, make right at West Market Street (after passing under building overpass at Essex County College). Veterans Courthouse is on the left, past the County Hall of Records. For public parking, stay on Martin Luther King Blvd. to next traffic light, 13th Ave., make right turn, pay lot is on left side. ROUTE 280 WEST: Take Exit 15, Broad St./King Blvd. Turn left at bottom of exit ramp. Turn left a second time onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Proceed to West Market Street, as described above.
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY, get off at exit 148 for Route 280 East. Follow above directions. FROM NJ TURNPIKE, get off at exit 15W for Route 280 West. Follow above directions.
FROM ROUTE 21 (“McCarter Highway”) SOUTH: Take Route 21 South into downtown Newark, where it becomes McCarter Highway. Pass NJ Performing Arts Center and Gateway office complex. At Market Street, just past overhead walkway, make right turn. Proceed about 3/4 mile, crossing Broad Street, bearing right where Springfield Ave. forks left, remaining on West Market Street. Pass Old Court House, cross traffic light for Martin Luther King Blvd., pass County Hall of Records and Essex County College. Veterans Courthouse follows on the left. For public pay parking, make left onto Martin Luther King Blvd., then immediate right at light onto 13th Avenue, lot is on the left (see map below).
FROM BLOOMFIELD AVENUE EAST: Follow Bloomfield Avenue to its ending at Broad Street, make right on Broad Street and follow Broad Street to Interstate 280 bridge / NJ Transit bridge. Bear right at fork onto University Avenue, pass Rutgers University Campus. Proceed to West Market Street and make right turn (Essex County College is on the right at this point). Pass County Hall of Records, Veterans Courthouse follows on the left.
FROM ROUTE I-78 EAST: Get on Garden State Turnpike North, get off at GSP exit 148 for Route 280 East, follow above directions from Route 280. Or, stay on I-78 to Clinton Ave. exit (exit 56), follow ramp to Hillside Ave. north. Take Hillside Ave. one mile to end at T-intersection; take left and immediate right, onto Irvine Turner Blvd. north. After another mile, Irvine Turner Blvd. becomes Jones St. then Norfolk St. Cross Springfield and then South Orange Avenues (University of Medicine and Dentistry parking deck on left), make right onto 13th Avenue, go two blocks, Veterans Courthouse is on the left.
Certain ECPO Units utilize office space in other locations within Essex County. All ECPO personnel should be contacted via the Headquarters Location, unless otherwise directed.
Wilentz Justice Complex
212 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Special Victims Unit, SANE Program
Child Advocacy Center
185 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102