Category: News

2017 AAA Traffic Safety Awards

On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 members of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department were presented with the AAA Award of Merit for its proactive efforts in traffic safety. Officers Michael Focarino #399 and Rocco Gurerriero #400 attended the ceremony and received the award on behalf of the department. These officers issued the most summonses in the preceding year for traffic safety violations.

Cooperative Monitoring Agreement

The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department does confirm that the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and this agency have a cooperative monitoring agreement in place. Therefore, public/media correspondences related to this agreement are directed to the Prosecutor’s Office.

11-11-17 Hiker Rescue

On Saturday, November 11th 2017 at approximately 1738hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call from a person saying that they were part of a 4 person hiking group that was lost in the woods

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Pedestrian Struck by Auto

On Friday, November 10th 2017 at approximately 1937hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received multiple calls reporting a pedestrian struck by auto southbound on the Parkway near the Mobil Gas Station. 

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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 location.

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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.

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ATTENTION!IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Palisades Interstate Park sustained severe damage from Hurricane Ida. Click the button below for the most up to date information about park and trail closures.