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 […]

Investigation into Reported Gun Shots Fired

On April 4, 2020 at approximately 10:45pm, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to Ball Street on a section located between the intersections with Seward Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue in the City of Port Jervis for a report of multiple gunshots being fired. An investigation into the incident revealed that the suspect emerged from an […]

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 […]

Port Jervis Police Department to Hold Press Conference on Infant Death

City of Port Jervis Police Dept., Orange County District Attorney’s Office To All Media Outlets Police and Prosecutors announce an arrest was made in connection with the death of an infant found on Hornbeck Avenue on November 12, 2019 in the City of Port Jervis. Port Jervis City Police Chief William J. Worden and Orange […]


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 […]

Port Jervis Police Arrest Four Men on Various Sex Crime Charges

Kerry Sauer, age 56, of Port Jervis, New York, was arrested on September 4, 2019 by Port Jervis City Police Detectives and charged with the following felony and misdemeanor offenses: 235.22 PL – Disseminating Indecent Materials to Minors in the 1st Degree – Class D Felony- 1 count. 235.21 PL – Disseminating Indecent Materials to […]

Port Jervis Police Department and Operation P.J. PRIDE Launch Hope Not Handcuffs, a Tri-County Community Partnership Addiction Recovery Program

Port Jervis, NY- Port Jervis Police Department and Operation P.J. PRIDE community substance abuse prevention coalition are pleased to announce our participation in the Hope Not Handcuffs program. We are excited to be able to offer this resource to our community and open our front door as a first step in recovery from drug and […]

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 […]