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 […]

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 […]