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WELCOME TO THE
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.

OUR MISSION
Slide 1
WELCOME TO THE
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.

OUR MISSION

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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
Palisades Interstate Parkway Police / Bergen NJ, A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) on Tuesday May 14th, 2024 will examine all aspects of the Palisades Interstate Parkway policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Steven Shallop announced today.

Rollover Accident

Rollover Accident
The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police were dispatched to a rollover motor vehicle accident with a vehicle fire at 2320 hrs on August 2, 2020. The occupants were assisted out of the vehicle by passing motorists prior to police arrival. The drive, a 52-year-old female from Demarest, New Jersey had immediate lifesaving medical care rendered by Parkway Police Officers who arrived on the scene.  During the crash, the driver sustained a leg amputation and was actively bleeding out. Sergeant Martin Clancy and Police Officer Elizabeth Santos immediately applied Officer Santos' tourniquet to the driver and in turn were able to save her life. Their quick and decisive lifesaving actions reflects great credit upon themselves and the Palisades Parkway Police.

Lewdness

Lewdness
On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at approximately 1415 hours, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call of a male partly dressed in female clothing exposing his genitals to park patrons in the Ross Dock Picnic area. Police immediately responded. The subject was described as a male subject wearing a red-haired wig, black dress, high heels and driving a black Audi. Sgt. G. Kimbro advised that he had a subject matching that description pulled over on the road north of the Ross Dock Picnic area.

Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention
On Thursday, October 24, 2019, at approximately 0425 hours, the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police received a 911 transfer from the Englewood Cliffs Police Department reporting a possibly emotionally disturbed male in the Rockefeller Lookout. The Rockefeller Lookout is a scenic overlook along the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs section. The caller reported that a person appeared to be attempting to drive their vehicle over the cliff’s edge.

Cliff Rescue

Cliff Rescue
On Monday, October 21, 2019, at approximately 1320 hours, Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officers were dispatched to assist three lost hikers in the area of The Giant Stairs. The hikers had left the marked trail and proceeded to the location where they were unable to safely continue hiking. The Giant Stairs is an area of the hiking trails located along the Hudson River in the Alpine Section of the Palisades Interstate Park. The Giant Stairs area consists of a boulder field and the terrain is steep and rocky.

Overdose

Overdose
On Sunday, October 20, 2019, The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was notified by the Norwood Police Department that a suicidal male party was possibly traveling to the Stateline Lookout in a white 2018 Lexus. Stateline Lookout is in the Alpine, NJ section the Palisades Interstate Park. Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officers responded to the Stateline Lookout and located the vehicle and the male party who was still inside. Officers at the scene reported that the male party was unconscious, and the vehicle was locked and in reverse.

Twitter Updates

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Stop by Kean University and speak with our members at the Law Enforcement Recruitment Event today between 10am and 4pm. The location is 1075 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083 #parkwaypolice #keanuniversity #newjersey #unioncounty #unioncountyprosecutorsoffice

RT @njpalisades: Tues. & Weds., Dec. 21 – 22: Allison Park closed to all use for seasonal maintenance.

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Members of the PIPPD and Chaplain @RabbiAFriedman got together today mark the first day of Hanukkah. We would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday Season.

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RT @njpalisades: For ongoing updates on recovery efforts from Hurricane Ida and park access, please check njpalisades.org/advisory.html @Parkway

Due to damage from Hurricane Ida, all Riverfront areas and Henry Hudson Drive remain CLOSED TO ALL USE due to hazardous conditions! For more information: tinyurl.com/bryrzkdk

Access to the George Washington Bridge from the Palisades Interstate Parkway is closed due to a structure fire. Expect delays and plan an alternate route if possible.

Protecting the Motoring Public and Park Patrons

Pay A Summon Online

Pay A Summon Online

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Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

Download the Park Rules & Regulations of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.

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Records & Reports

Records & Reports

Discovery or OPRA (Open Public Records Act) can now be made online.

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Department Forms

Department Forms

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