News & Press - Port Jervis Police Department

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 […]

DA David Hoovler and City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden Announce Protocol That Will Be Followed in Investigation of Police-Involved Shooting in the City of Port Jervis

For Immediate Release March 20, 2020 Contact: Christopher Borek 845.291.3276, 845.238.4245c District Attorney’s Office to Lead Investigation New York State Police to Aid in Investigation, Process Scene, and Perform all Forensic Tests New York State Attorney General Notified Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, and City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden announced […]


On Sunday, December 22, 2019, Santa Claus will be taking a break from his very busy Christmas preparations at the North Pole to visit Port Jervis. Santa will once again “deputize” City of Port Jervis Police Officers and Firefighters as official “Elves” for the day to drive Santa around on the PJFD Ladder Truck escorted […]

Deceased Infant Found in Vacant Lot

For Immediate Release Chief of Police William J. Worden On 12 November 2019 at approximately 10:27 pm, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to a vacant lot located at 39 Orange Street at the intersection with Hornbeck Avenue in the City’s Third Ward, for a report of a deceased infant observed lying on the ground […]

Unattended Death Investigation

On 28 October 2019 at approximately 6:52pm, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to 25 East Main Street, Apartment #2, for a E-911 report of an unconscious female who was reportedly bleeding. Officers responded to the scene with Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance and located a 32-year-old Port Jervis female identified as Heather Aleman deceased inside […]