10-14-17 – Stolen Vehicle & Drug Arrest
On Saturday, October 14th 2017 at approximately 1541hrs P.O. Martin Clancy #390 was traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section.  During this time he observed a box truck with a...
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9-28-17 Search for Missing Persons
On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from 2 hikers reporting that they were lost in the woods.  They departed State Line Lookout and no longer knew their...
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9-28-17 Emergency Helicopter Landing
On Thursday, September 28th, 2017 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department requested the assistance of the Westchester County Police Department’s Aviation Unit to assist with a search for 2 missing people.  The...
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PIP Becomes 20th NASBLA Accredited Agency in the United States
Previously reported on May 5th of this year, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department achieved the coveted NASBLA accreditation.  On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 Chief Michael Coppola #348, Lt. Roman Galloza #345 and...
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PIP PD Welcomes COPS TV
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police has been proud to be part of the hit TV show COPS.  Our agency was selected as one of the only non-municipal type agencies in the country to be filmed.  Members of the COPS production...
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8-20-17 Jet Ski Accident with Injuries
On Sunday, August 20th 2017 at 1615hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department responded to reports of a jet ski collision in the area of the NJ tower of the George Washington Bridge.  Marine Ops member P.O. Anthony...
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8-19-17 Pursuit and Arrest
On Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at approximately 0100hrs Sgt. Jeffrey Kimbro #371 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near interchange 3 (Alpine NJ Section) when he observed a dark colored SUV operating at a high...
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8-8-2017 Recovered Body Investigation (Updated 8-14)
On Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at approximately 0230hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a report of a deceased body on the shore line of Hazards Ramp just south of the George Washington Bridge. (This is located...
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7-20-17 Eluding Arrest
On Thursday, July 20th, 2017 a 4 month investigation led to the arrest of Mr. Christopher Hayes, a 48 year old male from New York, NY.  On April 5th, 2017 Mr. Hayes led several officers of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police...
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7-18-17 Large Scale Drug Operation Arrest
On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 members of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department assigned to the Rockland County Intelligence Unit took part in a multi-agency drug arrest that yielded a seizure of more than 60lbs of marijuana...
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Panasonic Chooses PIP to Feature New Laptops
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was chosen to feature the use of new Toughbook laptops for their marketing campaign.  The police department has long been an early adopter of new technology and products that make...
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6-29-17 Capsized Sail Boat Response
On Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 1040hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department responded to a reported capsized sailboat in the Hudson River north of the Spuyten Dyvil bridge.  Marine units 1, 2, and 3 responded and...
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6-27-17 MV Stop with Fireworks & Drug Arrest
On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 1201hrs P.O. Michael Collason #401 was conducting speed enforcement on the Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound near interchange 2 (Alpine NJ Section). During that time he observed a black Dodge Caravan...
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PIP Marine Unit Featured on WPIX 11 Morning Show
On Thursday, June 15th 2017 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department conducted a ride along and familiarization with the WPIX Channel 11 News team’s Narmeen Choudhury.  The focus of the story was the marine unit and...
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Palisades Parkway Police Hosts Regional NASBLA Training
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was awarded $133,000.00 from the US Department of Homeland Security, FEMA Port Security Grant for 2016.  The funds were used to host training through NASBLA, the National...
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Officers Receive 2016 MADD Awards
On Wednesday, June 14th 2017 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department participated in the Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) awards ceremony held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.  Officer’s Martin...
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5-23-17 – Pursuit and Arrest
  On Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at approximately 1438hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call for a vehicle operating at a high rate of speed and erratically southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway...
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5-13-17 – Carjacking Investigation
On Saturday, May 13th 2017 at approximately 2140hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a pedestrian on the highway waving down cars.  P.O. Anthony Burgos #398 responded to the...
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5-9-17 – Motorcycle Pursuit with Fatality
On Tuesday May 9th, 2017 at 0002hrs P.O. Martin Clancy #390 was conducting RADAR enforcement southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section.  During that time he detected two (2) motorcycles operating at a...
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PIP Achieves Coveted NASBLA Accreditation
As provided by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators: Lexington, KENTUCKY (04/5/2017) – The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department is being recognized for its accomplishment in becoming accredited by the...
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4-26-17 – Drug and Handgun Arrest
On Wednesday April  26th, 2017 Sgt. Gregory Kimbro #368 and P.O. Kevin Condus #401 were dispatched to the northbound Mobile gas station for a report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision.  (The Mobile station is located on...
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3-22-17 – Death Investigation (Updated 5-22-17)
  On Wednesday, March 22nd 2017 at 2234hrs Officer Dana Eustace #389 conducted an area check of State Line Lookout and observed an unoccupied Subaru Forester parked in the parking lot several hours after closing. (The State Line...
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2-20-17 – Drug Arrest – Pursut – Cliff Rescue
On Monday, February 20th 2017 at approximately 1715hrs several members of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department were conducting a controlled narcotics purchase as part of an ongoing investigation in a stairway off Hudson...
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2016 AAA Awards
On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was presented with the AAA Award of Merit for its proactive efforts in traffic safety.  Officers Jeffrey Lamboy #384, Martin Clancy #390, and David...
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1-2-17 Handgun and Drug Arrest
On Monday, January 2, 2017 Lt. Jesse Cohen #354 was on a plain clothes foot patrol in the northbound Mobil rest area along the Palisades Interstate Parkway (Englewood Cliffs NJ Section). At approximately 1815 hours he observed a tan...
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Busy New Year’s Weekend
The Palisades Interstate Parkway transitioned from 2016 to 2017 with a spike in activity thanks to the efforts of our proactive officers.  Between 1900hrs on Friday, December 30th and 0700hrs on 1900hrs on Monday, January 2nd...
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2016 200 Club Valor Awards
On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department attended the 2016 Bergen County 200 Club Valor Awards Ceremony.  Among the recipients was P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368 who received the Meritorious...
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$623,489 Awarded in Port Security Grant Funding
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department has been formally awarded $623,489.00 as part of the United States Homeland Security Port Security Grant Program for 2016.  As one of many award recipients, this grant funding will...
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9-2-16 Pursuit and Arrests
On Friday, September 2nd, 2016 at 2230hrs  the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a hit and run motor vehicle collision northbound on the Parkway, north of the Rockefeller Lookout. (The...
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8-30-16 Heroin Distribution Arrests
On Tuesday August 30th, 2016 at approximately 1507hrs, P.O. Michael Griffin #382 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section conducting general patrol.  During this time he observed a 2006 Dodge...
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8-29-16 Ecstasy Distribution Arrest
On Monday, August 29th, 2016 at approximately 0900hrs, P.O. Michael Holland #403 was conducting a routine patrol of the Rockefeller Lookout in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section of the Palisades Interstate Parkway.  During his check, he...
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8-10-16 Support of ESGR
On Wednesday August 10th, 2016 Chief Michael J. Coppola #348 and Lt. Roman Galloza #345 participated on behalf of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department in the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department ceremony recognizing...
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8-9-16 Hiker Assist
On Tuesday August 9th, 2016 at approximately 2032hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call reporting that a group of individuals were lost on the hiking trails below State Line Lookout and fatigued.  (The...
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7-11-16 Rockland County Law Enforcement Day
(Sgt. F. Salazar #362 / P.O. M. Griffin #382 / P.O. M. Collason #401 / P.O. A. Engel #402 / P.O. M. Holland #403) On Monday July 11th 2016 members of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department participated in the Rockland County...
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7-7-16 Body Recovery
On Thursday, July 7th, 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department continued a search for a missing person, Mr. Collin Everett from Paramus NJ, in the Palisades Interstate Park. The search was conducted at 0900hrs beneath...
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6-27-16 Pursuit and Arrest
On June 27th, 2016 at approximately 0345hrs P.O. Travis Philhower #397 was conducting RADAR enforcement southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway at interchange 2 in the Alpine NJ Section.  During this time, a silver Honda Civic...
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6-26-16 Stolen Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest
On June 26th, 2016 at approximately 1826hrs P.O. Dana Eustace #389 attempted to stop a white GMC Sierra “U-Haul” pickup truck for speeding and prohibited vehicle on the Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound in the Alpine, NJ Section...
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2016 MADD Awards
On Thursday, June 6th 2016 the New Jersey Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organization held their annual awards ceremony at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.  The ceremony recognized officers in the state’s law...
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5-30-16 Injured Hiker Rescue
On Monday, May 30th 2016 at approximately 1620hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a report of a fallen hiker in the area of Peanut Leap Falls.  Peanut Leap is located in the Palisades Interstate Park on the...
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5-27-16 Plane Crash Response
On Friday, May 27th, 2016 at approximately crew members of Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department’s Marine 1 vessel received emergency radio traffic over Marine radio channel 16 reporting a downed plane approximately 1 to...
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5-25-16 Pursuit and Arrest
On Wednesday, May 25th 2016 at approximately 2320hrs Officers Michael Holland #403 & Travis Philhower #397 were traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section.  During this time they came upon a...
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5-17-16 Pursuit Suspect Arrest UPDATED 7-19-16
On Monday, May 16th, 2016 P.O. Michael Griffin #382 was traveling on US Route 9W in the Alpine NJ Section when two motorcycles were observed operating in an extremely unsafe manner.  P.O. Griffin activated his lights and sirens and...
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5-15-16 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Sunday May 15th, 2016 P.O. Michael Holland #403 was traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Fort Lee NJ Section near Hudson Terrace when he stopped a white Acura TSX.  The vehicle had objects hanging from the...
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5-3-16 Pursuit and Arrest
On Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 at 0004hrs P.O. Joseph Villone #378 was conducting RADAR enforcement southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway at the interchange 2 ramp (Alpine NJ Section) when he observed a white Acura pass him at...
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4-29-16 Hudson River Petroleum Spill
On Friday, April 29th 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department recieved several reports of a strong odor of fuel in the area of shoreline along the Palisades Interstate Park in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section.  Officers...
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P.O. A. Bellini #391 Deploys to Kabul
On Thursday, April 28th 2016 members of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department said fairwell to Officer Arturo Bellini #391 who was being deployed with his Army Reserve Unit to Kabul Afghanistan.  P.O. Bellini will be...
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4-22-16 Fatal Jumper
On Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 2045hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a general broadcast from the Ridgefield Park NJ Police Department reporting that a suicidal male was being sought by their agency.  P.O...
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4-8-16 Pursuit and Arrest
On Friday, April 8th 2016 at approximately 2100hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a cellular 9-1-1 call from a motorist advising that their vehicle was struck by another vehicle that fled the scene. The...
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4-3-16 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Sunday, April 3rd 2016 at approximately 1800hrs P.O. Anthony Burgos #398 was conducting general patrol on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near the GWB tolls.  During this time he observed a 2003 Cadillac tailgating another vehicle...
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3-14-16 Unidentified Body Recovery (Updated 3-17)
On Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 1858hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from the Fort Lee NJ Police Department that witnesses reported a deceased body in Ross Dock. (Ross Dock is located along the...
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3-10-16 Motorcycle Pursuit and Arrests
On Thursday, March 10th 2016 at approximately 2238hrs Sgt. Raymond Walter #367 and P.O. Michael Griffin #382 were traveling northbound on Hudson Terrace near Palisade Ave in Englewood Cliffs.  During this time, their unmarked patrol car...
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3-8-16 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Monday, March 8th 2016 at approximately 1530hrs Lt. Jesse Cohen #354 and P.O. Timothy Conboy #393 were traveling through the northbound Mobil gas station when they observed a white Mazda with NY registration for tinted windows.  (The...
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2-17-16 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Wednesday, February 17th 2016 at 1732hrs P.O. Donald Liu #396 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs NJ section when he observed a white passenger car with heavily tinted windows.  He...
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2-4-16 Body Recovery (Updated 2-5)
On Thursday, February 4th 2016 at approximately 1115hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a body laying on the shore-line near Ross Dock.  (Ross Dock is located within the Fort Lee NJ...
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2-4-16 Body Recovery (Updated 2-5)
On Thursday, February 4th 2016 at approximately 1115hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a body laying on the shore-line near Ross Dock.  (Ross Dock is located within the Fort Lee NJ...
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2016 Award Ceremony
On Friday, January 26th, 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department held their annual Swearing In and Awards Ceremony at the Historic Park located in Fort Lee NJ. A total of 6 new officers were sworn in which replaced...
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1-20-16 Prevented Suicide Attempt
On Wednesday, January 20th 2016 at approximately 1330hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from a female who stated that her husband, later determined to be a 56 year old male from Mount Kisco NY, was in...
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1-4-16 Drug & Weapons Arrest
On Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1020am P.O. G. Kimbro #368 and P.O. Jeffrey Lamboy #384 were conducting plain clothes patrol operations.  They entered the northbound Mobile gas station (located in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section) when...
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12-26-15 Drug & Weapon Arrest
On December 26, 2015 at 2245 hours P.O. David Moscaritolo #395 was on patrol traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Tenafly NJ Section.  During this time he observed a dark colored pickup truck driving without...
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12-22-15 Pursuit with Shots Fired (Updated)
On Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 at approximately 0400hrs officers from the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department monitored radio traffic from outside agencies regarding a pursuit originating out of the City of Passaic NJ.  The...
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12-12-15 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision (Updated)
On Saturday, December 12th 2015 at 0202hrs, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a report of an overturned auto along the northbound lanes in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section.  The scene was located approximately...
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11-24-15 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Tuesday, November 24th 2015 at approximately 1040hrs Lt. Jesse Cohen #354 and P.O. David Moscaritolo #395 were traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section on general patrol.  During this time...
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11-23-15 Pursuit and Homicide Suspect Apprehension
  (Pursuit termination location – NJ Turnpike, Eastern Spur, Seacaucus NJ) On Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 0940hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from the NY State Police that they were...
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11-22-15 Body Recovery
(Rappel teams and investigators at the scene of the body recovery in State Line Lookout). On Saturday November 21st, 2015 at approximately 2000hrs P.O. Richard Dey #359 observed a vehicle parked after closing in the State Line Lookout. ...
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11-18-15 DWI and Drug Arrest
On November 17, 2015 at approximately 1950 hours, Lt. Jesse Cohen #354, P.O. Timothy Conboy #393, P.O. Joseph Villone #378, and P.O. David Moscaritolo #395 were conducting an area check of the Sunoco gas station located on the...
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11-12-15 Drug Distribution Arrest
On Thursday November 12th, 2015 P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368 and P.O. Timothy Conboy #393 observed an improperly parked vehicle in the parking lot of the NJ Police Headquarters. (The NJ Headquarters is located in Alpine Approach Road in the...
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10-11-15 Unattended Death (Updated 10-13)
On Sunday, October 11th 2015 at approximately 1228hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a possibly deceased person on a hiking trail in the Alpine NJ Section.  The location was determined...
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10-6-2015 Suicide Investigation
On Tuesday, October 6th 2015 at 1210hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department assisted the Fort Lee NJ Police Department in searching for an 73 year old Asian male who was reported missing from their borough.  Officers...
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8-16-15 Heroin Distribution Arrest
On Saturday, August 15th 2015 at 1600hrs P.O. Michael Griffin #382 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near interchange 2 (Alpine NJ Section) when he observed a blue 2013 Acura in the right lane with tinted...
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US Coast Guard Formalizes Agreement with PIP PD
     News Release Date: Aug. 3, 2015 Contact: Public Affairs (718) 354-2359 Agreement bolsters security on the Hudson River NEW YORK – The partnership between the U.S. Coast Guard and the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department...
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8-2-2015 Heroin Distribution Arrest
On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at approximately 1455hrs P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway north of the State Line Lookout when he observed a 2013 blue Chevy Cruz in the right lane with a...
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8-1-2015 Heroin Distribution Arrest
At approximately 0110hrs on Saturday, August 1st 2015 P.O. Joseph Villone #378 was conducting a routine check of the Alpine Lookout when he discovered an unoccupied, improperly parked 2013 Dodge Dart. P.O. Villone approached the vehicle...
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7-21-2015 Foot Pursuit and Drug Arrest
On Tuesday, July 21st 2015 at approximately 1015hrs Lt. Jesse Cohen #345 and P.O. Nicholas Valakas #392 were conducting a routine check of the Rockefeller Lookout.  (The Rockefeller Lookout is located along the northbound lanes of the...
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Sunset Rotary Club Welcomes the PIP PD
On Wednesday, July 15th 2015 the Sunset Rotary Club in Paramus NJ held their monthly meeting. Representatives of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department were invited to attend and give a presentation on the agency. Sgt...
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7-10-2015 Drug Arrest
On Friday, July 10th 2015 at 1625hrs Lt. Jesse Cohen #354 was traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway, south of interchange 2 when he observed a black Acura tailgating another vehicle.  As he was in an unmarked vehicle...
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Partnership with Rockland County Intel Unit
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department has formalized an agreement with the Rockland County Intel Unit which solidifies our 11 year relationship with the information sharing unit. This mission of the Intel Unit is to share...
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7-5-2015 Pursuit / Mutual Aid
On Sunday, July 5th 2015 at approximately 1545hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department assisted the Englewood Cliffs NJ Police Department during a pursuit.  Radio transmissions were received that Englewood Cliffs PD was...
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6-29-2015 Body Recovery (Updated 6-30)
On Monday, June 29th 2015 at 2130hrs P.O. Martin Clancy #390 was conducting a check of the State Line Lookout (located in the Alpine NJ Section) when he came upon a parked car.  The lookout was closed and P.O. Clancy began looking for...
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6-26-2015 Body Recovery
On Friday, June 26th 2015 at 1342hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call of an injured hiker on Henry Hudson Drive south of the Edgewater entrance.  Officer Michael Byrnes #387 arrived on the scene and...
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6-19-2015 Body Recovery Updated (6/23)
On Friday, June 19th 2015 at 0915hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call that a hiker had located a deceased person along the shore trail near the State Line Lookout.  Officers and detectives from this...
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6-17-2015 Body Recovery
On Tuesday, June 16th 2015 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received information from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office that indicated a deceased victim may be located beneath Woman’s Federation...
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6-15-2015 Missing Person
On Sunday Evening, June 14th, 2015, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from the Alpine Police Department advising that a missing person may be in the State Line Lookout.  (The State Line Lookout is...
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Empowering our Children Program
Empowering our Children Program On Thursday, June 11th 2015 Sgt. Fabricio Salazar #362 assisted Sfc. Gregory Williams of the NJ State Police Public Affairs Unit with a presentation for Paterson Public Schools. Together with Cmdr. Kathy...
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5-31-2015 Assault by Auto Arrest
On April 27, 2015 at approximately 0500hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call of an unconscious victim in the southbound Sunoco gas station.  (This station is located along the southbound lanes of the...
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5-24-2015 Pursuit with Crash
On Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at approximately 0900hrs P.O. Martin Clancy #390 was conducting RADAR speed enforcement northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near the Alpine Lookout. During this time, he observed two (2) motorcycles...
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MAY 17TH PLANNED TRAFFIC CLOSURES
On Sunday, May 17th 2015 there will be a bicycle race that will transverse through roadways in north-east Bergen County.  The race will have closures and impact local and highway access in the area. Motorists are advised of the...
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5-2-2015 Cliffside Brush Fire
On Saturday evening, May 2nd 2015 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received numerous calls from Westchester County residents reporting smoke and fire on the side of the Palisades cliffs in the Alpine NJ Section...
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4-10-15 Tail Light Yields Numerous Charges
On Friday, April 10th, 2015 P.O. Michael Griffin #382 and P.O. Joseph Villone #378 were conducting routine patrol operations on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.  At approximately 2240hrs, the officers entered the southbound Sunoco gas...
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Junior Police Officer “Frankie” Medici
On April 6, 2015 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department swore in Junior Police Officer Francesca “Frankie” Medici, a 10 year old girl from Ringwood New Jersey. During Frankie’s tour she took her oath of office administered...
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02-11-15 Officer Injured During Drug Arrest
On Wednesday, shortly after 1200am Officer Joseph Villone #378 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was involved in a drug arrest in which the defendant resisted arrest.  Officer Villone was conducting a regular check...
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Police Department Completes Traffic Incident Management Training
In October of 2014, Chief Michael Coppola #348 and Sgt. Raymond Walter #367 attended the National Traffic Incident Management Train-the-Trainer course held in Kearny NJ. The 2 day course was designed to create other instructors who can...
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1-31-15 Cliff Recovery
On Saturday, January 31st 2015 at approximately 1100hrs, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a notification from the Demarest NJ Police Department that a suicdal person was missing from their town and may be in...
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100mph Speed Violation Nets Cocaine Arrest
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at approximately 1515 hours, Detective Jeffrey Kimbro #371 was traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section (Near Interchange 4) when he observed a black Nissan Altima...
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Icing Conditions Cause Havoc on PIP
On Sunday, January 18th 2015 at 0700hrs officers, motorists, and maintenance crews were surprised by flash icing conditions in the region.  The Palisades Interstate Parkway was innundated with a magnitude of incidents in a short amount...
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2015 Swearing In & Awards Ceremony
On Saturday, January 17th 2015 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department had the honor of swearing in a total of 10 new officers, 4 whom where just recent graduates of the Cape May County Police Academy and 6 who enter the...
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12-31-14 Police Car MVA
On Wednesday, December 31st 2014 at approximately 0145hrs P.O. Jody Becker #385 was investigating a 2 car, no-injury motor vehicle collision on the northbound right shoulder of the Palisades Interstate Parkway.  This was located just...
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12-23-14 Drug Arrest
On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 at approximately 1945hrs P.O. Michael Griffin #382 conducted a motor vehicle stop which resulted in a drug arrest and summonses. Officer Griffin observed a 2014 grey mini-van traveling southbound on the...
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Henry Hudson Drive Closure
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has scheduled a major project to install new drainage systems for the George Washington Bridge anchorage. This work is scheduled to begin Monday, December 15, 2014, and to continue...
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Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Terminated at GWB
On Tuesday November 18th 2014 at 0410hrs P.O. Jody Becker #385 was traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near interchange 3 when he was passed by a white Nissan at a high rate of speed. P.O. Becker accelerated and...
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Stolen Vehicle Pursuit
On Thursday, October 30th 2014 at approximately 5am officers of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department engaged in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Headquarters and cars on the road received radio traffic that Closter NJ Police...
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2014 North Jersey AAA – Award of Merit
On Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received an Award of Merit from the North Jersey AAA association. This was presented based on proactive traffic enforcement which results in annual...
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Passing of Retired Lieutenant, Gregory Kimbro, Sr.
It is with deep regret that the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department announces the passing of Lt. Gregory Kimbro Sr, Ret. who passed unexpectedly at his home in Charlotte NC Friday September 26th, 2014. Lt. Kimbro who was only...
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DWI Arrest Results in Prescription Pill Arrest
On Wednesday, September 24th 2014 at 1407hrs P.O. Jeffrey Lamboy #384 observed a 2006 Dodge Ram traveling southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine NJ Section. The vehicle had difficulty maintaining its lane and was...
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Historic Park Suicide
On Monday September 15th, 2014 at 1459hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department responded to Historic Park (Located in the Fort Lee NJ Section) for a reported car fire. Moments later, another call was received reporting a...
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Attempted Luring
On Friday, September 5th 2014 at approximately 430pm the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a report of an attempted luring of 2 female juveniles. Officers responded and interviewed a 16 year old female who stated...
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Multi-Victim Motorcycle Collision
On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 2155hr the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police responded southbound on the Parkway in the area of Interchange 3 for a reported multi-victim motorcycle collision. Upon arrival, officers found a single...
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Officer Arrested on Drug Charges
On Wednesday July 16th 2014 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department arrested Mr. Lee Frazzano for possession of Cocaine and Oxycodone as part of an internal affairs investigation. Mr. Frazzano was a 3 year active member of...
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Rescue at State Line Lookout
On Tuesday, June 3rd 2014 at approximately 1215hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from the Alpine Police Department reporting that a missing person may be in the area of the State Line Lookout. (The...
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Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Chosen by Motorola Solutions to Beta Test New Product
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department is proud to have been selected by Motorola Solutions to beta test their new product. The “SLIM”, short for Siren Light Interface Module is a product that allows any public safety agency...
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Six More Officers Complete Rappel Training
On Sunday, June 1st 2014, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was fortunate enough to have another 6 officers graduate from a rigorous 3 day rappelling course. Hosted by the Bergen County Fire Academy and the East Bergen...
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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
On Tuesday, May 27th 2014 at approximately 940pm Officers Gregory Kimbro, Jr and Robert Littlejohn were conducting general patrol activities on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. During this time they entered the Sunoco Gas Station...
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Injured Hiker Rescued
On Sunday, May 11th 2014 at 1322hrs, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department responded for a reported injured hiker along the cliffs in the area of the State Line Lookout. A boat from Piermont Fire Department was requested to...
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Bicycle Unit
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department is proud to announce the creation of its new Bicycle Unit. The Bicycle Unit will be an integral part of patrol operations within the department as it allows officers more advantages...
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Italian American Police Society recognizes Chief Michael Coppola
On Thursday May 8th, The Italian American Police Society held their monthly meeting and dinner at Villa Maria in Bayonne NJ. Also recognized was Chief Michael Coppola of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department on his recent...
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Stolen Auto Arrests
On Monday May 5, 2014 at approximately 145pm Officer Adam Temporale observed a green in color 2013 Toyota Rav4 traveling Northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine New Jersey section. The vehicle had a flat tire and...
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2014 Swearing In
On Tuesday evening, April 29th the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department had the pleasure of swearing in two new command staff personnel as well as eight new members to the patrol division. Detective Sergeant Roman Galloza was...
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Marijuana Possession Charges
At On April 29th 2014 approximately 0600 hours Sgt. Lawrence Barcza and PO Gregory Kimbro were conducting routine patrol operations of the northbound Sunoco gas station. This is located along the northbound lanes of the Palisades...
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Drug Possession Charges
On Friday April 18, 2014 at 1550hrs Sgt. Lawrence Barcza and PO Gregory Kimbro Jr were conducting general patrol operations soutbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section. During this time, they...
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Passing of Retired Officer Joseph Griglio
We are sad to announce that Retired Officer Joseph Griglio died on March 20, 2014 of East Rutherford, NJ, age 48. Joseph was born on January 3, 1966 in Jersey City, NJ. He was a retired Police Officer for the Palisade Interstate Parkway...
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Heroin Posession Charges
On Monday, February 10th 2014 at 1048pm Det. Jeff Kimbro #371 and P.O. Michael Griffin #382 were on patrol in the Palisades Interstate Parkway northbound Sunoco Gas Station (Englewood Cliffs NJ Section). During this time they observed a...
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Possession with Intent to Distribute
On Sunday, February 9th 2014 at approximately 11:10PM, Sgt. Fabricio Salazar #362 was conducting general patrol supervision on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. During that time he observed an Infinity traveling northbound near the...
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Snow Causes Accidents and Closures
On Friday January 10th 2014 at 1000hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received numerous 9-1-1 calls within the matter of minutes reporting multiple accidents throughout the NJ area.  A passing short-term snow event...
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Vehicle Strikes Guardrail – 4 Injured
At 1001hrs on Saturday December 7th, 2013 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police responded to 9-1-1 calls reporting a motor vehicle accident northbound on the Palisades Parkway near interchange 2. First arriving officers found a single...
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Marijuana Distribution & Possession Charges
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at approximately 10:08PM, Officer Robert Littlejohn Jr. was conducting an area check of the Rockefeller Lookout in the Englewood Cliffs section on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. There he observed a...
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North Jersey AAA Award
On Wednesday October 23rd, 2013 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received an Award of Merit from the North Jersey AAA association. This was presented based on proactive traffic enforcement which results in annual...
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Palisades Interstate Parkway Officer featured by Fairleigh Dickinson University
More than 130 veterans graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in May 2013. A number of these graduates have already landed coveted jobs — some with the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police in Alpine, N.J. and Pomona, N.Y., others...
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Fort Lee Man Charged with DWI & Resisting Arrest Among Other Charges
On Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 0918 hours Detective Jeffrey Kimbro of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department attempted to stop a 1965 Ford Pickup truck for speeding and erratic driving. He observed the violations on the...
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Victim Rescued From Cliff After Leaving Trail
On Sunday, September 8th 2013 at 1823hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a civilian reporting that a family member had fallen off a cliff near the Rockefeller Lookout. The lookout is located...
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