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 […]

Unattended Death Investigation

On 28 October 2019 at approximately 6:52pm, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to 25 East Main Street, Apartment #2, for a E-911 report of an unconscious female who was reportedly bleeding. Officers responded to the scene with Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance and located a 32-year-old Port Jervis female identified as Heather Aleman deceased inside […]

Port Jervis Police Arrest Four Men on Various Sex Crime Charges

Kerry Sauer, age 56, of Port Jervis, New York, was arrested on September 4, 2019 by Port Jervis City Police Detectives and charged with the following felony and misdemeanor offenses: 235.22 PL – Disseminating Indecent Materials to Minors in the 1st Degree – Class D Felony- 1 count. 235.21 PL – Disseminating Indecent Materials to […]

Port Jervis Police Department and Operation P.J. PRIDE Launch Hope Not Handcuffs, a Tri-County Community Partnership Addiction Recovery Program

Port Jervis, NY- Port Jervis Police Department and Operation P.J. PRIDE community substance abuse prevention coalition are pleased to announce our participation in the Hope Not Handcuffs program. We are excited to be able to offer this resource to our community and open our front door as a first step in recovery from drug and […]

Pedestrian Struck by a Commuter Train

On September 24, 2019 at 8:07pm, Port Jervis City Police responded to a report of a male pedestrian struck by a commuter train in the vicinity of Jersey Avenue near the intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue. Investigation thus far has revealed that a 53 year old Port Jervis male was fatally struck by a west bound […]

Police Announce Two Arrests in Port Jervis

Ricky Hill, age 19, of Port Jervis, was charged on September 8th with the felony crimes of Assault in the First Degree (B Felony), Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree (D Felony), Tampering with Physical Evidence (E Felony) and a Violation of New York State Parole, a Felony. The defendant is accused […]

School’s Open – Drive Carefully

The Port Jervis City and Town of Deerpark Police Departments are urging parents to teach their children some simple safety tips before they head back to school.  On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, hundreds of children will be walking to and from school and school bus stops, many for the first time.  Everyone who drives has […]

Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program coming to Port Jervis

Port Jervis, NY – The Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program (CPC) is a program that prepares citizens with the knowledge and tools to equip for emergencies and disasters. A program session will be held on October 3rd 2019 at the Drew United Methodist Church, Social Hall, 49 Sussex St., Port Jervis, NY, 12771 at 7pm. […]

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 […]

City of Port Jervis Police Exam

The City of Port Jervis Civil Service Commission will be hosting the New York State Civil Examination for Police Officer for the City of Port Jervis on September 14th. Attached is the Civil Service announcement containing the minimum qualifications to take the examination as established through Civil Service.  The open enrollment application process closes on […]