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 […]

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 […]

Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Children and Older Adults

The Port Jervis City Police Department is proud to participate in the 2019 Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s “Operation See! Be Seen! Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Mobilization” operating June 14-27th, 2019.  Using grant funding obtained under the 2019 Police Traffic Services Program through GTSC, the department will deploy additional patrol officers to areas of the city that […]

Police charge one individual in connection with overdose death

On 31 May 2019, Port Jervis City Detectives arrested Ashley Parker, Age 27, of Huguenot, and charged her with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, Two Counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, both Class B Felonies, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Criminally Negligent Homicide, both […]

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 […]

Reality Tour Returns to Port Jervis to make its Second Showing in New York State

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 this years second Reality Tour on May 1, 2019, at City Hall in the City of Port Jervis. This will be New York States second Reality Tour after making its debut earlier […]