News & Press - Port Jervis Police Department

Congratulations to our police-social work intern, Lisa Wattoff

We would like to congratulate our police-social work intern, Lisa Wattoff, for successfully completing her social work internship program and graduating with her master’s degree in social work from Adelphi University. The Port Jervis PD began participating in the Social Work Law Enforcement Program in January 2024 after being referred to the program by the […]

Speed Awareness Week

The Port Jervis Police Department is participating in a state-wide enforcement initiative starting June 3 – June 9, 2024 sponsored by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to reduce speed related crashes on our city streets   The “Speed Awareness Week” enforcement campaign is part of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s ongoing efforts to improve safety […]

SNUG Grant 5/15/2024

**PRESS RELEASE** Skoufis and Port Jervis Leaders Laud $100,000 for Violence Prevention Program Senator James Skoufis (D-Orange County), Port Jervis Mayor Dominic Cicalese, and Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden are pleased to announce the City of Port Jervis has established a SNUG anti-violence program with $100,000 secured by Skoufis. SNUG—or guns spelled backward—is an […]

Town of Deerpark and City of Port Jervis Police Departments partner with the Port Jervis City School District to participate in the 2024 GTSC “No Empty Chair” Teen Driving Safety Campaign

April 22, 2024 – April 26, 2024 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.  Motor vehicle crashes continue to be a leading […]

Easter Seals Community Outreach

The Annual Easter Seals Community Outreach will be held Monday, November 23 at 88 East Main St, Port Jervis, NY. Arrive at 9:00am, receive a ticket, and wait to be called. Turkeys and anything else you may need for a wonderful Thanksgiving feast will be available, as will some warm coats, clothing and housewares! Please […]

Click It Or Ticket Campaign Begins November 16

Port Jervis, NY: On November 16, the Port Jervis City Police Department will be teaming up with law enforcement agencies nationwide to participate in the annual Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign which runs through November 29. According to NHTSA, in 2018, there were 9,778 unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes in the United States. In that […]

Free Rabies Clinic

Click here to learn more about the free rabies clinic being offered by the Orange County Department of Health.

Multiple Shootings – City of Port Jervis

On September 21st at approximately 2042 hrs, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired with possible victims located at the intersection of Barcelow Street and Seward Avenue located in the City’s 4th Ward. Officers arrived at the scene and learned that two 16 year old males were shot by a […]

2020 Child Passenger Safety Week

Local Police and Traffic Safety Officials Will Conduct Free Car Seat Checks During Child Passenger Safety Week Check Event on September 26th Port Jervis, NY — Everyday in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled in properly in the correct car seats for their ages […]

Seat Belt Safety

In 2017 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives and could have saved an additional 2,549 people if they had been wearing seat belts. Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash. Yet many still don’t buckle up. Worse still, not wearing a […]