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Palisades Interstate Parkway
Police Department

Increasing the safety of the motoring public and park patrons through proactive enforcement of motor vehicle, criminal and maritime statutes, as well as the rules and regulations of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.

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12-4-18 Overturned Vehicle and DWI

12-4-18 Overturned Vehicle and DWI

At about 01:13 this morning the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police received a 911 call reporting an overturned vehicle on the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine section. Upon arrival, officers located a single overturned car in the roadway. A brief highway closure was necessary to remove the vehicle.

11-20-18 Officer Struck by Vehicle

11-20-18 Officer Struck by Vehicle

On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at about 6:24PM a Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officer was investigating a motor vehicle crash on the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs Section.

Road Rage with a Weapon

Road Rage with a Weapon

On Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at about 12:37 PM the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 911 call reporting a road rage incident during which a handgun was brandished by a man wearing a mask.

Rescue of Man Falling From Cliff

Rescue of Man Falling From Cliff

On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at about 11:19 PM the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department dispatched officers in response to a reported fall from the cliff. Officers met with witnesses who were in phone contact with the victim.

7-5-18 Fatal MVA and Car Fire

7-5-18 Fatal MVA and Car Fire

On Thursday, July 5th 2018 at 1708hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a car that struck a tree and caught fire on the Parkway southbound, south of interchange 3 in the Alpine NJ section. 

6-23-18 Cliff Rescue

6-23-18 Cliff Rescue

On Saturday, June 23rd 2018 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call transfer from Tenafly PD reporting a female that fell down a cliff at the Greenbrook Sanctuary. 

Twitter Updates

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The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen who was fatally shot in the line of duty while responding to a robbery. A Sergeant was also seriously injured during the incident.

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Winter weather is expected today. Motorists are encouraged to avoid unnecessary travel. Expect snow and ice conditions to cause delays. If you must be on the road, please drive safely.

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The northbound Exit 4 ramp is now reopened.

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Disabled vehicle northbound at Exit 4 causing delays. Plan an alternate route if possible.

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It is starting to snow in Alpine. Snow and ice conditions are expected to continue into tomorrow. Remember to plan extra time for travel and use caution while driving.

The PIP Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Special thanks to our officers and all the public safety and military personnel who are working today to keep us all safe.

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The New York State Police have closed the Palisades Interstate Parkway north of Exit 4. Traffic is being diverted to local roads. Use alternate routes.

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Pay A Summon Online

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Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

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Records & Reports

Records & Reports

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Department Forms

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