“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 […]

Job Vacancy – Confidential Administrative Assistant to Police Department

JOB VACANCY TITLE:  CONFIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO POLICE DEPARTMENT APPOINTMENT TYPE/CLASS: Full Time, Exempt Class. WORK WEEK/HOURS PER WEEK:  Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. POSTING DATE:  14 December 2018 APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN December 28th, 2018 DESCRIPTION:  The work involves responsibility for the performance of a variety of confidential functions for the […]

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 Police Chief Receives 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership Award

MEDIA RELEASE                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM: Port Jervis Police Department DATE: October 3, 2018    Port Jervis Police Chief Receives 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership Award PORT JERVIS – Port Jervis Police Chief, William Worden, is the recipient of the 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership award by the SUNY Orange Foundation in recognition […]

Arrest made in attempted robbery of local store

On October 1, 2018, Port Jervis Police arrested David Strobeck, age 32, of Port Jervis and charged him with Attempted Robbery in the 2nd Degree (felony) and Assault in the 3rd Degree (Misdemeanor). The defendant is accused of entering a business establishment located at 80 Front Street in the City of Port Jervis at approximately […]