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 […]

13th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Celebration

Working Together as a Community to Promote a Safe and Positive Port Jervis and Greater Tri-State Area! The Port Jervis Area National Night Out Against Crime Committee and Port Jervis Police Department is pleased to announce that we are holding our 13th annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 6:00pm at […]

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 […]

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 […]

City of Port Jervis and Town of Deerpark Police Departments Teaming up to participate in the 2019 GTSC “No Empty Chair” Teen Driving Safety Campaign

April 29-May 3rd 2019 Each year, thousands of high school students across New York State look forward to attending their prom and graduation ceremony. For parents, siblings, educators and the community, these memorable moments become meaningless when a child dies in a car crash. Regrettably, this scenario happens all too often and law enforcement is […]

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 […]