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Palisades Interstate Parkway
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On August 10, 2019, at about 2:27 PM, The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police received 911 calls reporting a motorcycle crash on the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway Exit 4 ramp in the Alpine Section. Upon arrival, officers began to assist civilians who had already started first aid and CPR. PIP Officers also deployed an AED.  Englewood Hospital Paramedics, Rockland County Paramedics, Closter Rescue, and South Orangetown Ambulance Corps responded and took over patient care.

7-26-19 Vehicle Pursuit

7-26-19 Vehicle Pursuit

On July 26, 2019 at about 02218 AM, Officers of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police observed a speeding vehicle Southbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs Section. Upon observing the violation, they attempted to initiate a traffic stop. When the Officers activated their emergency lights and sirens to signal for the vehicle to stop, the operator accelerated and refused to pull into to the shoulder.

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at about 0621 Hrs. Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle crash on the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine Section. Upon arrival, Officers located an overturned motorcycle on the center median, the operator had been ejected. The operator was identified as Mark S. Acker, 59, of Rockland County, NY. Mr. Acker is a Motor Officer from Rockland County

2-24-19 MVA with 11 Injured

2-24-19 MVA with 11 Injured

On Sunday February 24, 2019 at about 0244 AM, Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officers responded to reports of a crash on the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Alpine Section. Upon arrival, Officers located a Ford E350 passenger van that had run off the road and

2-22-19 Uber Driver Assaulted

2-22-19 Uber Driver Assaulted

On February 22, 2019 at about 930 PM, an Uber driver, Mr. Anthony Delacruz Taveras, 21, of Haverstraw, NY, stopped his vehicle on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs Section. There he alerted a Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officer that he had been assaulted

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.

Twitter Updates

Today we remember Officer James Hopkins who was killed in the line of duty on September 10, 1937. Officer Hopkins was struck by a vehicle on Route 9W and later succumbed to his injuries. Please take a moment to… instagram.com/p/B2PskfylSnC/…

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Parkway Police Officers along with members of the agencies Marine Services Bureau assist with the safe rescue of hikers along the cliffs of the Palisades earlier today. The rescue took place in the Alpine, New Jersey section. Great job by all those involved. #parkwaypolice

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The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Labor Day. Please make sure to use a designated driver or a car service if you plan on drinking while celebrating the holiday. #parkwaypolice

Police Officer Frank J. Donato, Jr., Palisades Interstate Park Police Department - New York Section, New York odmp.org/officer/18323-…

Exit 4 S/B will be closed for maintenance today from 8AM until 2PM. @njpalisades #ParkwayPolice

Exit 4 Southbound will be closed on Wednesday the 14th from 8am - 2pm. Please plan travel accordingly.

Officers are working a crash northbound in the Englewood Cliffs section. Expect delays.

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Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

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Records & Reports

Records & Reports

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