“No Knock” Search Warrant Leads To Two Arrests

On January 4th, 2019,  Port Jervis City Police and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group executed a Port Jervis City Court ordered “No Knock” Search Warrant upon a premise located at 103 Ball Street,  second floor apartment,  in the City of Port Jervis. Officers arrested Roberto Sanchez, age 48 and Billie Jo Bensley, […]

Port Jervis launches first Reality Tour Parent/Child Drug Prevention Experience in the State of New York

Port Jervis, NY – Port Jervis Pride along with the Port Jervis Police Department, Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Port Jervis Neighborhood Watch, will present their first Reality Tour on January 17, 2018, at City Hall in the City of Port Jervis. This is the first Reality Tour to be launched in the State of New York. […]

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town!

On Saturday December 22, 2018, Santa Claus will be taking a break from his very busy Christmas preparations at the North Pole to visit Port Jervis. Santa was unable to bring his sleigh or horse and carriage this year so Mayor Decker and the Common Council authorized Santa to “deputize” City of Port Jervis Police […]

School Policing Unit – A Partnership of the Port Jervis City School District, Port Jervis Police Department and the Town of Deerpark Police Department

During the start of the 2018 School Year in September, the Port Jervis City School District in partnership with the Town of Deerpark and the City of Port Jervis Police Department collaborated to create a shared services and mutual aid agreement to provide joint inter-agency policing of all Port Jervis City School District Facilities in […]

Police Department’s on the Shores of the Delaware Participate in “Cops for a Cure”

No Shave November Fundraiser Benefiting Orange Regional Medical Center’s Spagnoli Family Cancer Center If you have noticed unshaven police officers lately, it’s for a good cause.  The members of the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department (PA), Town of Deerpark Police and the City of Port Jervis Police Dept.  (NY) are participating in the No Shave November […]

Subject arrested by City Police for stolen property and burglar tools connected to Burglaries committed in Pennsylvania and New York.

On 20 October 2018 at about 5:45 am, City Police arrested Darick Sylvan, age 29, of Brentwood New York, Lourriston Potter, age 36, of Port Jervis, New York and Donald Potter, age 31, of Medford New York, and charged them with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree (felony) and the misdemeanor crimes […]

Subject arrested by City Police after early morning police pursuit from Pennsylvania to New York

Jeffrey Steigelman, age 26, of Phoenixville, PA, was arrested this morning at approximately 7:55am on Pike Street in the City of Port Jervis and charged with Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree (felony) and the misdemeanor charges of Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in the 3rd Degree, Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, […]


Port Jervis City Police will be participating in expanded traffic safety enforcement initiatives in conjunction with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau 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, City Police received a grant from the […]

2018 CLICK IT OR TICKET “Border to Border”

PRE-CAMPAIGN NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7 May 2018 CONTACT: Chief Chad Stewart EPRPD, Chief William Worden PJPD Eastern Pike Regional Police, PA and Port Jervis City Police, NY partner to promote increased seat belt awareness in national campaign. As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, Eastern Pike Regional Police and Port […]

2018 GTSC “No Empty Chair” Teen Driving Safety Campaign

City of Port Jervis and Town of Deerpark Police Departments Teaming up to participate in the 2018 GTSC “No Empty Chair” Teen Driving Safety Campaign April 23-27, 2018 Each year, thousands of high school students across New State look forward to attending their prom and graduation ceremony. For parents, siblings, educators and the community, these […]