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October 15, 2018 Press Releases
PBA announces endorsements in state legislative races

October 13, 2018 In the News
Widow Provides Impact Statement with PBA Support

Police widow Diane Piagentini is joined by Pat Lynch and PBA board members before she delivers her victims impact statement opposing the parole of cop-killer Anthony Bottom. Stories appeared in the Daily News and the New York Post. Stories were also broadcast on: NBC 4 TV News; CBS radio; PIX 11 TV News; Fox 5 TV News; ABC 7 TV News; and WINS Radio.

October 12, 2018 Press Releases
PBA and Widow of assassinated Police Officer oppose parole for killer and seek changes in parole guidelines

October 11, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on UFT contract settlement

October 9, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader on Parole Testimony

The Chief Leader reports on the call by the PBA to fix a broken parole system.

October 6, 2018 In the News
Families and PBA Testify

WINS Radio reports that as the families of murdered police officers Anthony Abruzzo and Sean McDonald deliver their victims impact statements, PBA President Pat Lynch calls for tougher parole policies saying cop killers should never be paroled.

October 5, 2018 In the News
PBA and Families to Testify Today at Parole Board

The NY Post and WOR Radio report Pat Lynch’s push for tougher parole guidelines while families plead to have cop killers kept in jail. Read the PBA press release.

October 4, 2018 Press Releases
PBA seeks tougher parole policies as families of murdered police officers testify to keep cop-killers in jail

October 4, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Vacations
Harvest Barn Inn, VT

October 4, 2018 Employment
Mulligan Security

October 2, 2018 In the News
Lynch Testifies on Broken Parole System

The Daily News reports on Pat Lynch’s call for changes to the parole system that frees cop-killers before a NYS Senate hearing in Albany. Read or watch Lynch's full testimony.

September 29, 2018 In the News
PBA Chases de Blasio in Texas

Media outlets in NYC and Texas report on the PBA’s pop-up protest outside Mayor de Blasio’s appearance at a festival in Austin. Members of the Austin Police Association — which is also locked in a contract battle with its city — and the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT) also joined to show their solidarity. Stories appeared in the Texas Tribune, on Fox 7 and KLBJ radio in Austin and on Fox 5 and NBC 4 in NYC.

September 24, 2018 Publications
The Beat: September 2018

September 22, 2018 10-13

Join ESU Truck 1 for a 10-13 to support 9/11 hero Det. Mike Hanson, who is battling a 9/11-related neurological disorder.  See flyer for details.

September 19, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
Victorinox Swiss Army merchandise: In store only

September 19, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Services
Diverse Coverage Brokerage

September 18, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader on Arbitrator

The Chief Leader reports the selection of the chairman for the binding arbitration in the salary dispute between the City and the PBA.

September 18, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Sports
New York Rangers: First Responder Theme Night, Oct. 16 - Discounted Tickets

September 18, 2018 Offers and Discounts
Six Flags

Deep Six Flags discounts for MOS for Columbus Day and for Fright Fest.

September 18, 2018 Employment
Brosnan Security Services

September 11, 2018 In the News
Persons of the Year

The Chief Leader reports on the naming of Pattie and Conor McDonald as the union’s “Persons of the Year” at the PBA’s 124th Annual Convention.

September 11, 2018 PBA Updates
Notice of Participation

September 11, 2018 Photo Galleries
Photos from the 17th annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony held at Transit Bureau District 4

September 11, 2018 Employment
Heightened Security

September 10, 2018 Employment
Part-time Chauffeur

September 5, 2018 Contract Updates
Neutral PERB Arbitrator Appointed

September 4, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader on Letter to DNC

A story regarding Pat Lynch’s letter to the DNC warning them about de Blasio’s lack of support for labor ran in this week’s Chief Leader.

September 4, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Sports
SUNY Maritime Basketball Sunday Skills and Drills

September 4, 2018 Employment
Electronic Surveillance Technical Administrator

August 30, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA names widow and son of hero NYPD Officer Steven McDonald 2018 PBA Persons of the Year

August 30, 2018 Photo Galleries
PBA’s 124th Annual Convention Luncheon

August 27, 2018 In the News
Daily News on PBA Letter to DNC

The Daily News reports on the PBA's letter to all members of the Democratic National Committee, warning them to take a hard look at Mayor de Blasio's record of hypocrisy before considering him for a leadership role. Read the full letter here.

August 27, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA sends letter to DNC members urging them to judge Mayor de Blasio on his actions, not his words

August 25, 2018 PBA Campaigns
Wisconsin

See the PBA ad appearing in local Wisconsin papers during Mayor de Blasio's visit there to campaign with a progressive Congressional candidate.

August 23, 2018 In the News
Pat Lynch Writes NY Post Op-Ed

Pat Lynch's op-ed article "De Blasio & co have turned the streets against the NYPD" appeared in today's New York Post.

August 22, 2018 In the News
Harrassment of Cops de Blasio's Fault

The NY Post editorializes on the recent videos of civilians abusing police officers, noting that the hostile environment is the product of laws signed by Mayor de Blasio that "that aim to handcuff cops and second-guess their actions."

August 21, 2018 In the News
PBA Says Mayor's Reaction to Disrespect Inadequate

The Post, the Daily News, AM New York, WNYC Radio and 1010 WINS radio quote Pat Lynch on the Mayor’s inadequate response to recent videos of police officers being threatened and abused. Read the full statement here.

August 20, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on mayor and NYPD response to videos of abuse of Police Officers

August 17, 2018 In the News
PBA's Digital Ad Campaign

News 12 Bronx reports on the PBA's new digital ad campaign criticizing the Mayor de Blasio for traveling around the country pretending to be a "progressive hero." See the ad here.

August 16, 2018 Press Releases
PBA launches digital ad campaign to highlight Mayor de Blasio’s unprogressive hypocrisy on city worker pay

August 16, 2018 Employment
Reliant Safety

August 15, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Services
Timeshare Exit Team: Quit your unwanted timeshare

August 14, 2018 In the News
Chief on Parole Efforts and Endorsements

The Chief Leader reports on the PBA/Widows efforts to change parole guidelines to keep cop-killers in jail and on the PBA’s endorsements in the upcoming primary election.

August 13, 2018 In the News
Lynch Blames Officials for Lack of Respect

PBA president Pat Lynch blames elected officials for “demonizing police officers and decriminalizing abhorrent behavior They have eroded respect for the uniform and the shield with their constant false narrative about police brutality and this is the result.” Stories ran in the Daily News; NY Post and in the Daily Mail a newspaper in the UK, and sister publication of the NY Post, that reaches 35 million readers a day.

August 13, 2018 Contract Updates
PERB issues arbitrator list

August 12, 2018 Press Releases
False narrative causes abuse of police

August 10, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Entertainment
National Geographic Encounter Dive into an ocean of fun without getting wet!

August 8, 2018 Press Releases
PBA announces endorsements in state legislative primary races

August 8, 2018 In the News
Press Coverage of Widows' Opposition to Cop-Killers' Parole

News coverage of the PBA’s news conference where two dozen police widows oppose parole for all cop killers appeared in: Daily News; Post; and AM New York. The story also ran on PIX 11 News; New York 1; NBC 4 News; CBS 2 News and on WABC Radio News. Read the entire press release here and see the entire PBA-recorded news conference here.

August 8, 2018 10-13

Bangladeshi American Police Association 4th Annual Award Dinner, Nov. 16, 2018. See flyer.

August 7, 2018 In the News
Chief on City Hall Protest

The Chief Leader reports that there were hundreds of delegates on the steps of City Hall calling for fair pay.

August 7, 2018 Press Releases
Police widows whose husbands were murdered by parolees call for changes in parole system to deny parole for cop-killers

August 6, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Sports
Yankees: Law Enforcement Appreciation Night, Aug. 17

August 3, 2018 In the News
PBA Targets de Blasio With Ad

The Daily News and New Orleans's Times-Picayune reports on the PBA targeting the New Orleans political conference attended by Mayor de Blasio this weekend with a newspaper ad, billboard truck and Twitter messages demanding that the Mayor wake up, do his job and stop stalling the PBA's contract process. See the full ad here.

August 2, 2018 In the News
Contract Fight at City Hall

Nearly 300 PBA members bring the fight for fair pay to the steps of City Hall. Stories appeared in: The Wall Street Journal; NY Daily News; NBC 4 News; and PIX 11 News. Read the press release.

August 1, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA demands Mayor de Blasio stop stalling on fair pay for Police Officers following one year of working without a contract

August 1, 2018 Photo Galleries
Protest at City Hall, August 1, 2018

July 31, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader on Police News

The Chief Leader published stories about the PBA’s new Safety Tracker webpage, how the City’s Corporation Counsel is winning 85% of civil lawsuits against police officers, and despite the Janus ruling, 100% of the recently hired class of police officers have joined the union.

July 26, 2018 In the News
Media Covers PBA Safety Tracker Launch

Stories about the PBA’s new Safety Tracker that allows local communities to understand crime trends in their neighborhoods and focuses on crime reported by the media appeared on: New York 1; News 12 Bronx; Daily News; Post.  Read the entire press release here.

July 25, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Launches New Online Public Safety Tracker to Help New Yorkers Speak Up About Safety in Their Neighborhoods

July 23, 2018 In the News
Lynch knocks charges in Garner case

Article in the Chief.

July 23, 2018 PBA Updates
Update on Manhattan Steam Pipe Explosion

July 20, 2018 In the News
NYPD Proceeds With Hearings in Garner Case

Following a release by the Justice Department, the NYPD has decided to proceed with disciplinary hearings in the Garner case.  Stories ran in: NY TimesNewsdayStaten Island AdvanceCNNReuters and WRAL. Locally, radio and TV that aired the story are: New York 1, WPIX, Fox 5 News, CBS 2 News and WCBS-AM Radio.

July 20, 2018 Publications
The Beat: July 2018

July 19, 2018 Press Releases
PBA’s Statement on NYPD's Decision to Begin Disciplinary Process Immediately Following DOJ's Permission to do so in the Garner Case

July 19, 2018 Employment
Umbrella

July 17, 2018 In the News
NYPD plans to move on Garner discipline

Following the NYPD's announcement that it initiate disciplinary proceedings whether or not the federal civil rights investigation has concluded, Pat Lynch called on DOJ to end the "highly irregular fishing expedition" and demanded "due process and an impartial consideration of the facts" by the NYPD.  Read the full statement here.  Stories appeared in the Daily News, New York Times and aired on ABC 7 News, Fox 5 News, CBS 2 News, 1010 WINS Radio and WNYC Radio.

July 16, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on NYPD Plan to Initiate Disciplinary Proceedings in Garner Case

July 13, 2018
Pro-Cop Play Funding

Kickstarter funding campaign for a play called “From the Police Officer Perspective” that will be presented for free at special events exclusively for Police Officers.

July 12, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Stein Law Firm

July 10, 2018 In the News
Chief on Body Cam Injunction

The Chief Leader reports that an Appeals Court has granted an injunction preventing the NYPD from releasing body cam footage until the case is decided.

July 6, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
The Bridal Garden: A non-profit which offers donated and gently used designer bridal gowns at a major discount for the benefit of education, wants to offer even a bigger discount to NYC police officers.

July 5, 2018 Employment
GardaWorld

July 4, 2018 In the News
Court Temporarily Blocks Release of NYPD Bodycam Footage

The state appellate division granted the PBA an injunction blocking the NYPD from releasing police body cam footage until the end of the hearing before it. Stories appeared in the Daily News and on WNYC Radio news, News Radio 880, New York 1, News 12 Bronx news, Fox 5 news, and Pix 11 news.

July 3, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on appellate panel injunction against release of NYPD body-worn camera footage

July 3, 2018 PBA Updates
Appellate panel grants injunction against release of body-worn camera footage

July 2, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Margoth Castilla: Community Heroes Mortgage Program

June 26, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on DC 37 Contract Settlement

June 26, 2018 Contract Updates
MLC votes in favor of health givebacks; DC 37 announces contract settlement

June 23, 2018 In the News
Another Cop-Killer Paroled

In follow up stories in the News and Post about another cop-killer being paroled, PBA president Pat Lynch questions the board’s consideration of the murderer’s crimes.

June 23, 2018 Photo Galleries
Finest of the Finest Celebration

NYC’s Police Officers honor their own at the 2018 Finest of the Finest ceremony held at the Water Club.

June 22, 2018 In the News
No Need for More Oversight

In stories about the NYPD's announcement of a new disciplinary review panel appearing in the Daily News, AM New York and Buzz Feed, Pat Lynch questions the need for yet another layer of oversight.  Read the full statement here.

June 22, 2018 In the News
Impending Release of Cop-Killer

The Post reports on the impending release of cop-killer Robert Hayes, a Black Liberation Army member who killed Transit P.O. Sidney Thompson in 1973 after being stopped for turnstile jumping. Read Pat Lynch's full statement calling for action to fix the broken parole system.

June 22, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on the Impending Release of Cop-Killer Robert Hayes

June 22, 2018 In the News
NYPD Refuses to Share Video

The Daily News reports on the NYPD's denial of a request to release body-cam footage for use in a civil lawsuit, citing the judge's order in the PBA's lawsuit over the issue.

June 22, 2018 Publications
The Beat: June 2018

June 21, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Newly Announced NYPD Discipline Review Panel

June 20, 2018 In the News
Daily News on Records Release

The Daily News reports that the court has denied the City’s request for dismissal allowing the PBA’s lawsuit to prevent the release of disciplinary records to go forth. See Lynch’s entire statement here.

June 20, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Education
College of Mount St. Vincent: Scholarships

June 20, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Borchini Realty

June 19, 2018 In the News
More Cops Rather Than Speed Cameras

As the PC announces his unadulterated support for more de Blasio Vision Zero speed cameras, PBA president Pat Lynch calls for the money to be used to hire more police officers noting that speed cameras can’t take a drunk, unlicensed or uninsured motorist off the road. See reports in the Daily News, AM New York, Post, and on News 12 Bronx and CBS Radio. Read Lynch’s entire statement of June 18 here.

June 19, 2018 Press Releases
PBA president Pat Lynch’s statement regarding the court’s decision to deny the City’s request for dismissal of the PBA’s suit regarding the release of “deidentified” disciplinary records

June 19, 2018 Contract Updates
MLC plans vote on combined wage and health givebacks proposal

June 18, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Opposes Speed and Red Light Camera Legislation

June 18, 2018 In the News
Pension Pushback

A letter labeled “Pension Pushback” by the Daily News from PBA president Pat Lynch and UGA president Gerald Fitzgerald  pointing out inaccuracies in a recent op-ed column ran today in the letters to the editor space.

June 15, 2018 PBA Updates
Overtime for body-worn camera footage processing

June 14, 2018 10-13

Retired MOS, Sue Mahoney, has started a Go Fund Me page for her sick daughter.

June 12, 2018 In the News
Chief on Finest Ceremony

The Chief Leader reports on the PBA’s Finest of the Finest award ceremony.

June 11, 2018 In the News
Lynch and Piagentini Discuss Parole

Pat Lynch and police widow Diane Piagentini discuss the release and potential release of those incarcerated for murdering police officers in the Wall Street Journal.

June 8, 2018 In the News
Finest of the Finest Awards

CBS 2 TV News, the Daily News and the NY Post all report on the PBA’s Finest of the Finest Awards Ceremony held at the Water Club to honor heroes among the NYPD’s ranks as selected by their peers. A total of 53 MOS were honored for brave, courageous and intelligent acts of policing. Read the press release and see Pat Lynch’s entire opening remarks.

June 7, 2018 Press Releases
PBA’S 2018 Finest of the Finest Awards

June 7, 2018 Photo Galleries
Finest of the Finest 2018

June 6, 2018 In the News
PBA Endorses Dan Donovan

The Staten Island Advance, ABC 7 News and NY1 News all report on the PBA’s endorsement of Congressmen Dan Donovan’s in the upcoming primary.

June 6, 2018 In the News
Group Supports 'Geriatric Parole'

The Daily News reported on a rally by a group that supports “geriatric parole” whose motto is “if the risk is low, let them go” regarding criminals seeking parole. The group defines “geriatric prisoners” as those over 55 years of age and accuses the PBA of “intimidating” parole board members who decide these cases.  

June 6, 2018 In the News
Judge Allows PBA Case on Records to Proceed

The PBA got some positive indications from a judge in its effort to prevent the NYPD and City from releasing “de-identified” records of police officer’s disciplinary cases.  The judge indicated that it is likely that he will let the PBA’s case proceed despite the City’s motion to dismiss and he continued the TRO that prevents the NYPD from releasing those records until his final decision is made in a few weeks.  Stories were reported by the Daily News and Buzz Feed

May 30, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
Tactical Gear: 15% off for members

May 29, 2018 In the News
Chief on Two Issues

The Chief Leader reports on police pay and on the disparate positions of the PBA and City (article).  They also report that the Piagentini and Jones families along with the PBA oppose the parole release of cop-killer Anthony Bottom (article).

May 22, 2018 In the News
TRO Bars Release of NYPD Video

The Chief Leader reports on the PBA’s victory in reversing a low court decision and obtaining a TRO preventing the department from releasing body camera video until a full five-judge Appellate panel decides the case.

May 19, 2018 In the News
Families join PBA to Prevent Cop Killer Release

The Daily News, AM New York, News 12 Long Island, News Radio 880, and 1010 WINS Radio report on the efforts of the Piagentini and Jones families joined by the PBA to keep cop killer Anthony Bottom in prison.

May 18, 2018 In the News
Post Quotes Lynch in Editorial

The NY Post quotes Lynch in an editorial about cop-killers being released on parole.

May 18, 2018 Op-Ed
Letter to Editor of Daily News

Pat Lynch’s Letter to the Editor informed the Daily News that their editorial about the PBA’s issues with the release of body cam footage was wrong.

May 18, 2018 Press Releases
Families of assassinated police officers Jones and Piagentini are joined by PBA President Pat Lynch, board members and MOS as they appeal to a Parole Board to keep cop-killer Anthony Bottom in prison.

May 17, 2018 Publications
The Beat: May 2018

May 15, 2018 In the News
Temporary Stop on Footage Release

The PBA won a TRO temporarily preventing the NYPD from releasing any police officer’s body camera footage until the full five-judge panel can review and decide the case. Stories appeared in: NY Times; Daily News; Post; Bristol Herald Courier (Virginia and Tennessee); and The Modesto Bee (California). The story also ran on PIX 11 News; New York 1 news; CBS 2 News; NBC 4 News; WNYC Radio; ABC 7 News and 1010 WINS Radio. See also press release.

May 14, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on appellate judge’s order to halt NYPD release of body-worn camera footage

May 12, 2018 In the News
Oppose Parole for PO Dwyer's Killer

PBA President Pat Lynch, board members, and police officers join the Dwyer family in opposing parole for cop killer Eddie Matos. Stories were broadcast on ABC 7 News, CBS 2 News, WLNY, News 12 Long Island and 1010 WINS Radio. See the full PBA-recorded video, and read the press release.

May 11, 2018 Press Releases
Family and PBA oppose parole for another cop-killer

May 10, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Robert Giusti, Esq. and Associates, PLLC : Former PBA officer offers special deal to members.

May 9, 2018 In the News
Pat Lynch Slams New Business Cards

In a NY Post story about the NYPD's distribution of the new business cards required by the "Right to Know Act," Pat Lynch slams the Department for going beyond even the legislation's misguided mandates. Read full statement here.

May 8, 2018 Press Releases
Statement on implementation of Right To Know Act business cards

May 8, 2018 In the News
Second PBA Radio Ad Released

NBC 4 News and the Chief Leader reported on the second PBA radio commercial seeking support to keep cop killers in jail.

May 8, 2018 In the News
PO Dalsh Veve Heads Home

The release of hero Police Office Dalsh Veve from a rehab facility was covered by: NY Times, NY Post, Newsday, WCBS 880 Radio New York 1 news, WLNY, ABC 7 News, News 12 LI and NBC 4 News.

May 8, 2018 In the News
Bar Association Politicized, Says PBA

The Chief Leader reports on the PBA’s criticism of the NY Bar Association for letting members involved in litigation of the 50A lawsuit use the Bar Association as a political tool.

May 5, 2018 In the News
PBA to Appeal Ruling on Bodycams

New York 1 News, WNYC Radio, and News 12 the Bronx reports the PBA’s intention to appeal a court ruling regarding release of police body camera footage.

May 4, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Dismissal of Body-Worn Camera Lawsuit

May 4, 2018 In the News
Judge Dismisses PBA Lawsuit on Illegal Video Release

The Post and Daily News report on a trial court judge's ruling dismissing the PBA's lawsuit over the NYPD's arbitrary and illegal release of body-worn camera footage. Pat Lynch panned the ruling for leaving police officers "as perhaps the only group with no remedy for a violation of their legal rights" and said the PBA will file an emergency appeal with the Appellate Division. See full statement here.

May 3, 2018 Press Releases
2nd PBA Radio Commercial Against Parole for Cop-Killers Starts Airing Monday

May 3, 2018 In the News
NY Senate Proposes Tougher Parole Rules

The NY State Senate passed a bill proposing tougher parole rules following the release of three time convicted cop-killer Herman Bell. The bill faces an uphill battle for approval in the Assembly which is controlled by the Democrats. Stories ran on: Spectrum News, Capital Region; New York 1 News; News 6 Albany (CBS); News 10 Albany (ABC) and WNYC Radio. The story was also reported on Fox 5 News where retired MOS Sen. Martin Golden also called for the reestablishment of the death penalty.

May 3, 2018 10-13

See Presley Madison Rios's Go Fund Me page for details of her condition, and the treatment she needs.

May 1, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA calls on New York City Bar Association to rescind tainted report on police personnel records due to the authors' violation of ethical guidelines

May 1, 2018 Employment
School Security Officers

April 28, 2018 In the News
Cop-Killer Released

On the day triple-cop-killer Herman Bell was scheduled to be released from prison, the PBA held a news conference with State Senator Marty Golden to demand that the Governor and Legislature take action to fix the broken, unaccountable parole board system. Watch full PBA-recorded video of the press conference. Reports on Bell's release appeared in the NY Post, Daily News, Newsday, the NY Times and on New York 1, ABC 7 News, NBC 4 News, Fox 5 News, CBS 2 News, PIX 11 News, News 10 Albany, WABC Radio, WCBS Radio and WINS Radio.

April 27, 2018 Press Releases
PBA demands legislative action to fix broken, unaccountable parole system that freed triple-cop-killer Herman Bell

April 25, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on Appellate Judge's refusal to halt release of cop-killer and terrorist sympathizer Herman Bell

April 25, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA launches social media campaign against Mayor de Blasio's hypocritical, anti-union behavior

April 22, 2018 In the News
PC Sends Scathing Letter to Governor

PC James O’Neill sends a scathing letter to Governor Cuomo regarding the parole board decision to release cop killer Herman Bell. Story was reported in the Daily News.

April 21, 2018 In the News
Court Rules Widow Has No Standing

A State Supreme Court judge rules that police widow, Diane Piagentini, does not have standing to challenge a Parole Board decision and that the board did not act irrationally or outside of its guidelines. The PBA said it will appeal the decision. Stories ran in: the Post and Daily News. It was also covered by News 12 Bronx, New York 1, NBC 4 News, ABC 7 News, and CBS 880 radio.

April 20, 2018 Press Releases
Judge rejects Police Widow's suit against NY State Parole Board's decision to release three-time cop-killer Herman Bell

April 20, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on New York Times's report on federal investigation of Eric Garner case

April 20, 2018 In the News
Radio News on Parole Issues

In a story about Gov. Cuomo’s executive order granting parolees the right to vote, WINS radio quotes Pat Lynch saying that Cuomo should be more concerned about the parole board that released three-time cop-killer Herman Bell. WIBX Utica radio reports that Gov. Cuomo said that if he had been on the parole board, he would not have voted for the release of Herman Bell.

April 20, 2018 PBA Updates
MS-13 orders attacks on Long Island police officers; Sheriff’s deputies assassinated in Florida

April 20, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Fitness/Health
Gotham Medical Associates: NYCPBA VIP appointment access

April 20, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Entertainment
Morey's Piers and Water Parks: The Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ

April 19, 2018 In the News
Lynch Asks Unions to Boycott de Blasio

The Daily News reports that PBA president Pat Lynch sent letters to all of the major labor unions in the City asking them to boycott de Blasio events. Lynch noted that, while de Blasio portrays himself as a friend of labor, he acts more like the corporate donors who support him in his treatment of NYC workers — in particular NYC police officers — by refusing to pay a market rate of pay.

April 19, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA calls on labor and political leaders to boycott Mayor de Blasio's events due to his troubling anti-union practices

April 19, 2018 In the News
O'Neill Reiterates Position on Cop Killers

CBS news radio 880, reporting from the NYPD graduation ceremony at MSG, speaks with PC O’Neill who reiterates that cop-killers should never be released from jail.

April 19, 2018 In the News
Lynch on Parolees' Right to Vote

News 12 Bronx reports on Gov. Cuomo’s order to grant parolees the right to vote. Pat Lynch said that Cuomo should be focusing on the failure of his parole board which sets three-time cop-killers free.

April 19, 2018 Publications
The Beat: April 2018

April 18, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Governor's order granting voting rights for parolees

April 18, 2018 In the News
More on Bell Parole

The NY Post editorializes on New Yorkers' calls for Herman Bell to remain incarcerated citing the 367,000 letters to the parole board generated by the PBA’s most recent radio commercial. Diane Piagentini was interviewed on AM 970 Radio’s Joe Piscopo Morning show and NY 1, NBC 4 and CBS 880 reported that Bell should have been released on 4-17 but would remain behind bars until the lawsuit is settled. Two of those reports also mention PC James O’Neill’s tweet opposing parole for Bell.

April 17, 2018 In the News
Confidential Records Leaked

The PBA’s objections to the leaking of disciplinary documents and insistence that the leaker be found and held accountable was reported by the Daily News, Post and the Times Union. Stories also ran on NY 1 News, CBS 2 News and WNYC Radio.

April 17, 2018 In the News
Bell Still in Jail

On the day that would have been Herman Bell’s first day out of prison, the Daily News, Post and Newsday report on the efforts by the Piagentini family and the PBA to keep Bell incarcerated. Stories also ran on ABC 7 News and New York 1 News.

April 17, 2018 Political Action
PBA Endorsements

Endorsement for April 24 Special Election.

April 16, 2018 Press Releases
Over 367,000 letters in opposition to parole of cop killers

April 16, 2018 Press Releases
PBA statement on BuzzFeed’s publication of illegally leaked police personnel records

April 16, 2018 In the News
Judge Considers Evidence in Parole Challenge

New York 1 News reports that the judge will begin considering evidence in the Bell parole challenge by the PBA on behalf of Mrs. Diane Piagentini and that the state Attorney General is arguing that the widow has no legal standing in the case. Read the PBA's press release here.

April 16, 2018 In the News
Bell Release "Defies Logic"

The NY Post editorializes on the horrible appointments made by the Gov. to the parole board while the Daily News reports former PC Ray Kelly saying the release of Herman Bell “defies logic.”

April 14, 2018 Press Releases
NY State Attorney General’s office argues police widow doesn’t have standing to challenge alleged illegal parole board decision

April 13, 2018 In the News
Bell to Remain in Jail Until Lawsuits Finished

Police widow Diane Piagentini and PBA President Pat Lynch attended the hearing in Albany regarding a suit that Mrs. Piagentini filed through the PBA against the New York state parole board for releasing three-time cold-blooded cop-killer Herman Bell. The judge reserved decision, but ordered that the inmate be held in prison until the outcome of this suit and any subsequent suits. Stories appeared in the New York Daily News, the New York Post, and AM New York, and on WRGB Albany news, CBS 2 news, Fox 5 news, ABC 7 news, and New York 1 news.

April 13, 2018 In the News
Press Conference Before Court Hearing to Stop Bell's Parole

See PBA-recorded video of Pat Lynch and Diane Piagentini, widow of slain NYC P.O. Joseph Piagentini, speaking to the media in Albany before a court hearing in the fight to overturn the parole of P.O. Piagentini’s murderer, triple-cop killer Herman Bell.

April 11, 2018 Press Releases
PBA wins court order blocking NYPD’s plan to release ‘de-identified’ personnel records

April 11, 2018 In the News
Weekly Chief Leader Reports

The Chief Leader reports on: the PBA’s lawsuit on behalf of police widow, Mrs. Diane Piagentini, to keep cold-blooded cop-killer, Herman Bell, in jail. It also reports on the PBA’s hiring of master negotiator Kenneth Feinberg as the PBA’s panelist on the PERB arbitration board. The Chief Leader also editorializes that it is wrong to blame police for the failure of society to care for the mentally ill.

April 11, 2018 In the News
"Misguided, Unreasonable People" on Parole Boards

In a Post story about a Parole Board commissioner who lobbied a former chairman to write a letter supporting parole for the man she married in jail, Pat Lynch notes that this is typical of the “misguided, unreasonable people” who sit on parole boards.

April 11, 2018 PBA Updates
PBA wins TRO blocking release of “de-identified” disciplinary records

April 7, 2018 In the News
Mental Health Crisis and NYPD Officers

The New York Post reports on the mental health crisis in New York City and Pat Lynch weighs in on how it affects police officers.

April 7, 2018 In the News
Campaign Covered on NBC News

NBC 4 television news reports on the PBA’s radio campaign to keep cop killers in jail.

April 6, 2018 In the News
Herman Bell to Stay in Prison Until Lawsuit Resolved

The lawsuit filed by the PBA on behalf of police widow, Diane Piagentini, resulted in the court granting a TRO keeping Herman Bell in prison until the lawsuit is resolved.  Stories appeared in: Daily News; Post with a Post editorial, Philadelphia Tribune, MSN.com and AM New York.  Radio and TV media coverage:  WINS radio; WCBS 880 radio; Fox and Friends; ABC 7; WOR radio; NBC 4 News; NY 1 News.  Read the PBA’s entire press release here.

April 6, 2018 In the News
PBA Launches Radio Ad Calling for End to Parole for Cop Killers

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April 6, 2018 Press Releases
New PBA Radio Commercial Seeks the Public's Help in Keeping a Three-Time Convicted Cop Killer in Prison

April 5, 2018 In the News
PBA Hires Master Negotiator

PBA brings in master negotiator as panel representative on expected PERB board that will decide the terms of the next police officer’s contract. The story was reported in the NY Daily News and on 1010 WINS.

April 5, 2018 Press Releases
Police Widow files suit against NY state parole board over decision to release three-time cop-killer Herman Bell

April 4, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA Appoints prominent arbitrator Kenneth R. Feinberg as Union Representative on contract arbitration panel

April 4, 2018 Contract Updates
PBA names prominent arbitrator Ken Feinberg as union panel member

April 3, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader Covers Latest News

The Chief Leader reports: that the PBA has applied for binding arbitration in the contract dispute with the City; the PBA accuses the Parole Board of disregarding the law in the release of three-time cop-killer Herman Bell; reports that the PBA is suing the CCRB for overstepping their authority in granting itself powers to investigate not include in FADO.

April 2, 2018 In the News
Press and Media on PBA Parole Suit

The PBA continues to press for a new parole board hearing for cop killer Herman Bell noting that the board admitted to the Daily News that they didn’t review sentencing minutes until after the decision was made. The law, which the board is ignoring, requires a rescission of the parole date and that a new panel rehear the case. Stories appeared in the Daily News: NYPD Confidential and aired on New York 1 and Fox 5 News. Read the entire press release here.

April 2, 2018 In the News
LI Salaries Compared to NYC

WLNY did a story about Nassau and Suffolk police overtime in which a woman says her son is an NYPD Sgt. and is paid far less than there.

April 1, 2018 Press Releases
PBA calls foul as New York State Parole Board attempts an end run around the law

March 29, 2018 In the News
PBA Says Parole Board Violated Law

The PBA’s claim that the Parole Board violated the law by failing to consider the judge’s sentencing minutes in the Herman Bell case was reported in the Daily News and on NBC 4 News. Read the PBA’s press release here.

March 28, 2018 Op-Ed
PBA Opposes Posting of "De-Identified" Records

The NYPD plans to post “de-identified” results of disciplinary proceedings on a website. PBA president Pat Lynch strenuously objects and stories appeared in the NY Daily News and NY Post. Read Lynch’s full letter to the Police Commissioner here.

March 28, 2018 Press Releases
PBA: Parole Panel’s decision to release three-time cop-killer Herman Bell violates the law

March 28, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President on one year anniversary of IBEW Local 3 strike against Charter/Spectrum

March 27, 2018 In the News
Chief Leader on This Week's News

This week’s Chief Leader had articles on the PBA suing the CCRB for exceeding its authority in several areas; the PBA’s attempts to keep cop-killer Herman Bell in prison after a parole board decision to release him; the PBA’s concerns that the appointment of one of the Mayor’s former top aides will further politicize the NYPD. In a letter to the Chief, Pat Lynch commends the members of the City Council who supported the need to pay NYC police officers a market rate of pay.

March 27, 2018 In the News
Post Editorial on Outrageous Bell Decision

The NY Post ran an editorial praising de Blasio for writing to the State Parole Board in strong opposition of the parole for three-time cop-killer Herman Bell.

March 27, 2018 In the News
Protests in Park Slope

PBA members were out in force protesting for a fair contract in front of the Park Slope YMCA where Mayor de Blasio enjoys a casual pastry and late morning workout. Stories ran in: Post; AM New York and Daily News. Stories regarding the protest and PBA contract also ran on: PIX 11 News; New York 1; WINS Radio; WOR Radio and WNYC Radio.

March 25, 2018 Press Releases
NYC PBA files for binding arbitration following the City's repeated bad faith offers in contract negotiations

March 24, 2018 In the News
PC's Letter Supports PBA Fight Against Bell Parole

The New York Times published a letter from police commissioner James O’Neill opposing the parole of cop killer Herman Bell. The Daily News reports on the PBA‘s efforts to work with family members to deny parole to cop killers. Stories also ran on: NBC 4 News; New York 1; 1010 WINS Radio; WCBS 880 radio; CBS 2 News; ABC 7 News and Fox 5 News.

March 23, 2018 In the News
PBA Fights Parole For Cop Killers

Families of murdered police officers plead to keep cop killers in prison. See PBA-recorded press conference and press release.

March 23, 2018 Press Releases
Families of murdered police officers plead to keep cop killers in prison

March 22, 2018 In the News
PBA Acts to Undo Cop Killer Parole

The PBA’s action on behalf of the Piagentini family to have Herman Bell’s parole suspended and a new hearing set was reported by the Daily News and Post, and covered by NBC 4 News and Spectrum News. See PBA press release.

March 21, 2018 Press Releases
Parole suspension and rescission hearing sought for cop-killer Herman Bell

March 21, 2018 Publications
The Beat: March 2018

March 20, 2018 In the News
More on Cop Killer Parole

A story about the siblings of assassinated PO Waverly Jones being outraged that his son backed parole for Bell ran in the Daily News. Anger over the parole of a cop killer was posted on One News Now and the Chief posted a report and an editorial.

March 20, 2018 In the News
Lynch Slams Choice of Mayor's Aide for NYPD DCPI

Pat Lynch slammed the appointment of the Mayor’s former campaign manager to the post of Deputy Commissioner for Public Information at the NYPD saying police info will now be viewed through a political prism. Stories ran on New York 1 and in the Post and Daily News. See the PBA press release.

March 20, 2018 Op-Ed
Lynch Letter to New York Times

Pat Lynch sends a letter to the New York Times on how the Parole Board rules have exposed flaws in the system.

March 20, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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March 19, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President on appointment of Phil Walzak as NYPD deputy commissioner for public information

March 17, 2018 In the News
Diane Piagentini Interview

Diane Piagentini is interviewed on Fox & Friends.

March 16, 2018 In the News
News Conference With Slain Officer's Widow

The PBA conducted a news conference with Diane Piagentini, widow of assassinated PO Joseph Piagentini, and their two daughters, Deborah and Mary, calling for the firing of two Parole Board members who voted to release domestic terrorist and three time cop-killer, Herman Bell, on parole. Stories ran in: NY Post; a Daily News editorial; Daily News on parole issues; Post on how parole board broke its own rules; Post on pol calls for parole board’s firing. TV news stories were carried on ABC 7 News, CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, Fox 5 News and New York 1 as well as 1010 WINS Radio.

March 15, 2018 In the News
National Coverage of Cop Killer Parole

The PBA condemns the decision to release three time cop-killer, Herman Bell, on parole. Stories ran in: the Post; NY Times, a Post Op-Ed, Newsday, Officer.com, KLTV 7, WRAL Raleigh, NC, SI Advance, Fox35, New York 1 TV news, 1010 WINS Radio, WCBS 880 Radio news, and WOR Radio news.

March 15, 2018 Press Releases
Police Widow and PBA call for the firing of the parole board members who granted release to multi-cop killer Herman Bell

March 15, 2018 PBA Updates
SAFETY ALERT: Three-time cop-killer Herman Bell to be released April 17

March 14, 2018 In the News
Press On PBA Lawsuit

The PBA files suit against the CCRB for granting itself powers that exceed those cited by the City Charter. Read the PBA’s press release here. Stories appeared in: NY Daily News, NY Post and the Courthouse News Service. In a Daily News story about the “secrecy” and inconsistency of NYPD disciplinary practices Pat Lynch says that the desire for transparency does not trump the safety of police officers and their families or the ends of justice.

March 14, 2018 Press Releases
Statements of the PBA President and Police Widow on the decision to release Cop-Killer Herman Bell on parole

March 14, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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March 13, 2018 In the News
PBA Supports Trained POs in Every School

Following the mass shooting tragedy in a Florida High School, Pat Lynch supports putting fully trained and experienced police officers in every school. See the Chief Leader article and the press release.

March 13, 2018 Press Releases
PBA lawsuit challenges CCRB's bold-faced power grab

March 12, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Applauds City Council for Calling for Market-Rate Pay for Police Officers

March 12, 2018 Press Releases
PBA Supports Legislation to Protect NYC Schools

March 8, 2018 Benefits
Pension Seminar

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March 7, 2018 Press Releases
Lynch: Arbitrary release of disciplinary records puts police officers at risk

March 5, 2018 In the News
Seminar Signals Huge Loss of Officers

The Chief Leader reports on the largest ever PBA/SBA pension seminar signaling a massive loss in full trained and highly experienced police officers.

March 5, 2018 Contract Updates
Third Mediation Session Held

March 2, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President’s statement regarding news media seeking intervention in body cam video suit

March 1, 2018 In the News
MOS Attend Seminar in Record Numbers

A record number of MOS attend the PBA/SBA pension seminar signaling a potential massive loss of fully trained and experienced police officers. Pat Lynch tells the media that it’s the low pay and lack of respect driving police officers to find alternatives. Stories ran on PIX 11 News and on New York 1 News and appeared in Kings County Politics. See also the press release.

March 1, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President: Mayor de Blasio considers how much other cities pay to negotiate with new Schools Chancellor, but refuses to do the same for NYC Police Officers

February 28, 2018 Publications
The Beat: February 2018

February 27, 2018 In the News
Record Numbers Sign Up for Pension Seminar

PIX 11 news reports on the record number of police officers registered to attend the PBA‘s pension seminar.

February 27, 2018 Press Releases
Record Number of Police Officers Considering Retirement Have Registered for PBA's Pension Seminar on Wednesday

February 24, 2018 Employment
HV Bed Bug Detectives

February 23, 2018 Employment
Senior Rackets Investigator

February 22, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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February 22, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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February 16, 2018 In the News
Sgt. Hugh Barry Cleared

On the acquittal of Sgt. Hugh Barry in the tragic shooting death of a violent, emotionally disturbed woman, PBA president Pat Lynch said: “There is no victory here today, only relief that justice has been served and a good man who was doing a difficult and dangerous job has been exonerated.” Read Lynch’s entire statement here. Stories ran in: the Daily News, NY Post, Metro, LEO Affairs, NY Times, AM New York, Staten Island Advance (SI Live, Reuters News Service.

February 16, 2018 Employment
Harry Winston

February 15, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President's Statement on the Not Guilty verdict for Sgt. Hugh Barry

February 15, 2018 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
Free NYS Inspection for MOS

February 9, 2018 Contract Updates
Second Mediation Session Held

February 9, 2018
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

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February 8, 2018 In the News
PBA Seeks Restraining Order

In conjunction with the recently filed PBA lawsuit seeking to block arbitrary release of police body cam video, the union went to court to obtain a temporary restraining order to prevent the release of video until the lawsuit is adjudicated. See story in Daily News.

February 6, 2018 In the News
Chief on Body Cams and Tier 3

The Chief Leader reports the PBA’s objection to the rapid expansion of the body cam program noting the latest study that questions that the cams don’t appear to provide any benefit. They also report that the significant improvement in disability benefits negotiated by the PBA for Tier 3 members will see the modest deduction for the benefit in this month.

February 1, 2018 In the News
More News on Body Cam Program

WABC Radio reports the PBA’s dissatisfaction with the accelerated roll out of body cameras while WNYC Radio reports about studies that call the effectiveness of body cam use “inconclusive.”

February 1, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President on Mayor's preliminary budget: Not any fairer for City workers

January 31, 2018 In the News
PBA Opposes Body Cam Program Acceleration

PBA president Pat Lynch opposes the acceleration of the body cam program because, among many policy issues, studies show the devices are ineffective and extremely costly. Read Lynch’s entire statement here. Reports were published in: Reuters News Service; AM New York; NY Post; Daily News; International Business Times; Staten Island Advance; Metro; Observer; Times Union, and covered on WINS Radio; Fox 5 News; News 12 Bronx; WPIX 11 News: New York 1 News; CBS 2 News; ABC 7 News; NBC 4 News.

January 30, 2018 Press Releases
Statement of the PBA President opposing the acceleration of the body cam program

January 29, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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January 29, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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January 24, 2018 10-13

New York State Police Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher, who has small children at home, is fighting for his life.  He was struck by a vehicle while rendering assistance to a breakdown.  Shirts are being sold to help with family finances.  Click here to order a shirt, and here to read the story of Trooper Gallagher’s accident.

January 24, 2018 Employment
Personal driver for CEO and Family

January 23, 2018 PBA Updates
Retroactive Contributions for Tier 3 Enhanced Members

January 23, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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January 23, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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January 18, 2018 In the News
PBA Packs Courtroom at Attempted Murder Trial

Police officers from Brooklyn South join PBA president Pat Lynch and board officers in Brooklyn Criminal court during the appearance of Justin Murell who is charged with attempted murder of PO Dalsh Veve who remains hospitalized since the dragging last June. Reports appeared in the Daily News and on ABC 7 News, 1010 WINS radio and WOR Radio. Listen to Lynch’s entire statement here.

January 17, 2018 In the News
Newsweek Covers Body Cam Lawsuit

Newsweek magazine reports the PBA’s lawsuit to stop the arbitrary and illegal release of police officer’s body cam video. Read the entire press release here.

January 16, 2018 Publications
The Beat: January 2018

January 13, 2018 In the News
Chief on News of the Week

The Chief Leader reports the PBA's lawsuit to prevent the illegal and arbitrary release of police body cam video and editorializes on the same topic. They also report on the PBA's call to keep cop-killer Herman Bell in prison by denying him parole.

January 12, 2018 In the News
No Parole for Bell

The PBA joins police widow, Diane Piagentini, in opposing the parole of Herman Bell who killed three police officers in two states including NYC police officers Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones. Stories were printed in the Daily News and Post. Read the entire press release here.

January 12, 2018 In the News
Lynch Hammers Council Member Protesters

Pat Lynch hammers City Council members who took part in a protest that blocked an ambulance as it tried to get to a hospital. Lynch noted that the city needs leadership, not showmanship (read Lynch entire statement here) from media hungry politicians. Stories appeared in AM New York; Daily News; Post and the Staten Island Advance.

January 12, 2018 In the News
Lynch to Lead Bayside St. Pat's Parade

The Queens Chronicle announced that Pat Lynch will serve as the Grand Marshal of the Bayside St. Patrick’s Day parade.

January 12, 2018 Offers & Discounts
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January 11, 2018 Press Releases
PBA and widow oppose parole for police assassin

January 11, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President on arrest of City Council Members at demonstration

January 11, 2018 Employment
School Security Positions

January 10, 2018 In the News
More Coverage of PBA Lawsuit

More coverage of the PBA’s lawsuit to halt the illegal and arbitrary release of video recorded on body cameras. Stories ran today in: NY Times; Boston Globe; Yahoo! News; Legal News; Police MagazineCourthouse News Service and reported by RT.com which reaches 13 million readers. The lawsuit was also covered on NBC 4 TV News; News 12 Long Island TV News; WPIX 11 TV News; New York 1 TV News; Fox 5 TV News; WABC Radio; WNYC Radio and 1010 WINS Radio

January 9, 2018 In the News
PBA Sues City for Unlawful Release of Body Cam Video

The NY Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, Wall Street Journal and Politico report the PBA‘s lawsuit regarding the illegal and arbitrary release of body camera video by the mayor and police commissioner.

January 9, 2018 Press Releases
PBA President's statement on filing suit against the City for illegal and arbitrary release of police body cam video

January 6, 2018 PBA in the Community
Three Kings Celebration 2018

January 2, 2018 In the News
Misleading Stats

The Washington Times published an opinion piece regarding the downgrading of crimes in NYC and quotes the PBA’s past survey in support of the lack of confidence in the crime stats.