Dec. 18—In an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity, below, Pat Lynch said that the Mayor is walking away from the police officers who are simply carrying out the policies he creates.
Dec. 15—The Post reports Governor Cuomo's defense of the PBA's "Don't Insult My Sacrifice" letter. Cuomo said Pat Lynch is "making the point that police need protection, too, in situations like this, and need respect and consideration in situations like this.” Click on the Post photo, below, to read the story.
Dec. 12, 2014—DON'T LET THEM INSULT YOUR SACRIFICE! Download and sign a request that Mayor de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito stay away from your funeral in the event that you are killed in the line of duty. Completed forms may be given to your PBA delegate.
Dec. 9, 2014—In an afternoon appearance on Fox News's Your World with Neil Cavuto, Pat Lynch cited this morning's shooting of a knife-wielding assailant in a Brooklyn synagogue — once again recorded on bystanders' cell phones — as an example of the increasing scrutiny on police officers as they confront extremely volatile and dangerous situations.
In a wide-ranging interview on The John Gambling Show on AM 970 The Answer, Pat Lynch discussed the failure of local and national leaders to stand up for police officers, as well as the need for New York City to pay its police officers a competitive wage.
Dec. 8, 2014—Pat Lynch went on multiple cable news programs (see videos below) and WABC radio to defend police officers against the protestors and police-bashing elected officials who have piled on in the wake of Garner grand jury decision. Lynch told Fox News's Megyn Kelly and Steve Malzberg of Newsmax TV that police officers place themselves in harm's way to protect all members of every community, while he challenged CNN's Anderson Cooper to say what cops should do when attempting to take a resisting individual into custody. Click, below, to view each of them as well as the PBA news conference of Dec. 4.