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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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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.

Fire at Police Headquarters

Fire at Police Headquarters

On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at about 11:45 AM, a fire was detected in the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department (PIPPD) Headquarters. This facility is located within a historic building along the New Jersey Palisades in Alpine, NJ. The fire originated in the office of the Chief of Police. Officers made entry into the office and attempted to extinguish the flames utilizing fire extinguishers. Their efforts were ultimately unsuccessful, and they were forced to evacuate the station due to heat and smoke.

Heroin Seizure

Heroin Seizure

On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at approximately 1517 hours Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officer Matthew Levine stopped a Honda Odyssey minivan traveling on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine New Jersey. The van was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. Upon further investigation, a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. The rear-seated male passenger was found to be in possession of approximately 4000 wax folds of suspected Heroin, valued on the street at about $40,000.00. The male subject below was placed under arrest without incident.

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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The Parkway Police would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Memorial Day. A big thank you to all our veterans as well as our active service members.

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The Parkway Police would like to thank @pescadasteakhouse , @rabbiabefriedman , David Heskiel NYPD Clergy, and Raphael Treitel NYPD Clergy for stopping by our station with an amazing lunch today.

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The Parkway Police would like to wish everyone a happy and safe mothers day.

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The members of the Parkway Police would like to say thank you to @jerseymasks, for donating these amazing looking "Thin Blue Line" face masks. Each one of our members will wear them with pride.

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The Parkway Police Marine Services Bureau, was out on patrol this beautiful Sunday. We dont think there is a better way to spend a day like today.

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Here's a picture of the Blue Angel's and Thunderbirds flyover earlier today. It was a beautiful sight over the George Washington Bridge by @usnavyblueangels and the @afthunderbirds. A great salute to all essential employees working around the clock during the pandemic.

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The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police would like to thank all our healthcare workers, first responders, and all essential employees working around the clock to help fight COVID-19. It's hard to imagine where we'd be without you. #thankyou

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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Executive Order 133

Beginning Saturday, May 2:

Park trails & roads open for passive recreation ONLY.

All picnic areas, restrooms, playgrounds, and park buildings (offices, visitor centers, historic buildings) remain CLOSED until further notice. Motor vehicle access to lower park areas is from Englewood Cliffs and Alpine park entrances only. Parking areas restricted to half-capacity. Mask use required. Maintain social distancing.

Giant Stairs section of the Shore Trail is CLOSED until further notice.

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POLICE EMERGENCY: 201-768-6001

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Information effective as of 5/01/20 but subject to change without notice.