Port Jervis Police Department to Hold Press Conference on Infant Death

City of Port Jervis Police Dept., Orange County District Attorney’s Office To All Media Outlets Police and Prosecutors announce an arrest was made in connection with the death of an infant found on Hornbeck Avenue on November 12, 2019 in the City of Port Jervis. Port Jervis City Police Chief William J. Worden and Orange […]

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, Santa Claus will be taking a break from his very busy Christmas preparations at the North Pole to visit Port Jervis. Santa will once again “deputize” City of Port Jervis Police Officers and Firefighters as official “Elves” for the day to drive Santa around on the PJFD Ladder Truck escorted […]

Deceased Infant Found in Vacant Lot

For Immediate Release Chief of Police William J. Worden On 12 November 2019 at approximately 10:27 pm, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to a vacant lot located at 39 Orange Street at the intersection with Hornbeck Avenue in the City’s Third Ward, for a report of a deceased infant observed lying on the ground […]

Speed Awareness Week Enforcement Mobilization Enforcement Dates: August 1-7, 2019

SPEED CONTINUES TO BE A PREDOMINANT FACTOR IN TRAFFIC CRASHES IN NEW YORK STATE In 2017, nearly one-third (31%) of all traffic fatalities in New York were caused by speeding 308 people lost their lives in these preventable collisions The number of fatal crashes caused by unsafe speed increased during the summer months with the […]

Subject Arrested for Stabbing

On June 24th, 2019 Port Jervis Police arrested Juliette Pampalone, age 19, of Port Jervis and charged her with Assault in the Second Degree (Class D Felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree (Class A Misdemeanor). The arrest results from an investigation into a reported stabbing that occurred during the late […]

State Click It Or Ticket Campaign Starts May 20 With Border To Border Kickoff Event

Tri-State Area State & Local Law Enforcement partner for Border to Border Campaign to promote increased seat belt usage. As an integral part of this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place May 20 through June 2, 2019, Tri-State area state and local law enforcement officers from the New […]

DA Hoovler Annouces Guilty Verdict

DA Hoovler Announces Guilty Verdict In Port Jervis Attempted Rape Defendant Lured a Prostitute to a Prearranged Location, Then Tried to Rape Her Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Thursday, May 9, 2019, that, Lionel Williams, age 44, of Port Jervis, has been convicted after a jury trial of Attempted Rape in […]

Port Jervis City Police Department Traffic Safety Initiatives 2019

Aggressive and Distracted Driving Reduction Campaign Port Jervis City Police will be participating in expanded traffic safety enforcement initiatives in conjunction with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee in an attempt to reinforce safe and responsible driving behavior to reduce auto accidents and injuries to pedestrians resulting from automobiles on City streets. In 2018-9, City […]

Multi-Agency Investigation into reported Sexual Assaults

David J. Rivera, age 39, of Port Jervis, New York was arrested on 11 April, 2019 by Detectives with the Port Jervis City and Deerpark Town Police Departments and charged with the following misdemeanor offenses stemming from a joint investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual contact. The following charges have been filed for two alleged […]

Office of Mayor Decker – Press Release

Press Release April 12, 2019 City of Port Jervis: Mayor Kelly Decker The Common Council and the Mayor’s Office have recently been made aware of the fact that its Building Inspector, David Rivera, was arrested. The Common Council and the Mayor’s Office have been, and will continue, to cooperate with law enforcement and the District […]