Watch video of Pat Lynch speaking at the Harlem Hospital.
“Nobody knows what it’s like to be a police widow unless you’ve experienced it," says Grace Russell, wife of murdered 75 Pct. P.O. Michael Russell. This year’s return of the PBA Widows’ & Children’s Holiday Party on December 12 brought generations of hero line-of-duty family members back together.
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Working together, we can keep cop-killers right where they should be… behind bars.
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Your department doctor has essentially the same responsibility to you as your personal treating physician would. If you believe that your department surgeon failed to adhere to his/her professional obligations, you have a right to file a complaint with the DOH. Click on the link below to access the complaint form and instructions.Click here for details
The PBA president is quoted in Newsday: "In addition to the measures proposed today, we need an immediate rollback of the entire policy regime that penalizes police officers for proactively confronting lawbreakers, and we need more resources to relieve the outstretched cops on the front lines."
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The PBA president is quoted in the NY Post: “Perps have always had access to illegal guns. That part isn’t new. The difference now is that criminals are carrying more firepower and using it more frequently, because the message on the street is that there are no consequences if they get caught. Last night [Friday night] that message cost a hero police officer his life. It has to change, immediately.” See more coverage of the reaction to the murder on News 12 and WINS.
The PBA president is quoted in ABC 7 News, CBS 2 News, New York 1, News 12 Brooklyn, 1010 WINS Radio, and The Chief: “Our hearts are broken. We’re in shock. Our knees are buckling. And we’re angry, because we’ve been here before; we’re angry because we saw it coming; we’re angry because we said it would happen, and it happened again.”