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DateWednesday, April 19, 2017

    • 10-13: West Islip Baseball honors the memory of fallen NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo with a game versus North Babylon, 4:30pm on April 24, 2017 at the Long Island Ducks' Stadium. All proceeds to benefit the Sgt. Tuozzolo Scholarship Fund. See flyer for details.

DateTuesday, April 18, 2017

    • The Chief Leader, in two articles: Late But Timely, Pension Credit on Leave, reports that with the passage of the state budget Tier 3 disability (3/4 pay for line of duty injury) will be equalized for those who "opt-in" to the benefit, Tier 3 members will have the right to buy back pension time while out on maternity leave and that union dues will be deductible from state taxes.

DateMonday, April 10, 2017

DateSunday, April 9, 2017

    • The Daily News reports the PBA’s court victory that will allow certain members who had taken maternity leave to buy back their pension time.

DateSaturday, April 8, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on state budget agreement providing NYC Police Officers an adequate disability benefit

DateThursday, April 6, 2017

DateWednesday, April 5, 2017

DateTuesday, April 4, 2017

    • Randolph Holder Sr., father of fallen Police Officer Randolph Holder, and Pat Lynch spoke to the media following the sentencing of P.O. Holder's murderer to life without the possibility of parole.  See the full PBA-recorded video here.

DateMonday, April 3, 2017

    • The Wall Street Journal reports Pat Lynch’s letter to the PC and Mayor hammering the CCRB for leaks and calling for  a suspension of a memo of understanding that allows CCRB lawyers to prosecute in the department trial room. 

    • The NY Post reports the anticipated sentencing of the murderer of PO Randolph Holder.

DateFriday, March 31, 2017

    • The Appellate Division overturned a lower court decision upholding the confidentiality of police disciplinary records noting the real risks releasing those records have on police officers and their families.  Pat Lynch praises the decision and emphasizes the need to prosecute those who violate it.  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.  Stories ran in the Daily News; AM NY; the Post and Newsday and aired on ABC 7 News; 770 AM radio and on WNYC radio.

DateThursday, March 30, 2017

    • Press release: Appellate Division overturns lower court and affirms that police officers’ disciplinary records are confidential records

    • 10-13: Sunday, June 11, the Police Surgeons Benevolent Association's Car Show takes place St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington. All proceeds benefit Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) in honor of fallen Bronx Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo. See flyer for details.

DateWednesday, March 29, 2017

DateTuesday, March 28, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President responds to yet another CCRB records leak

    • The Chief Leader reports Lynch’s slamming CCRB for the leaking of police disciplinary records.

DateMonday, March 27, 2017

    • The New York Post reports that PBA president Pat Lynch has sent a letter to the Dept. of Investigation and the Manhattan DA’s office requesting a thorough investigation of disciplinary records leaked by the CCRB and a criminal prosecution of those responsible if appropriate.

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DateThursday, March 23, 2017

DateWednesday, March 22, 2017

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • An anonymous person, who claims to be a CCRB employee, leaked what is alleged to be the disciplinary record of PO Daniel Pantaleo.  PBA president Pat Lynch blasted the CCRB (see press release) and called for an investigation into the alleged leak.  Stories appeared in: Daily News; Post; Politico; Newsday and on New York 1 News.

DateTuesday, March 21, 2017

DateThursday, March 16, 2017

DateWednesday, March 15, 2017

DateSaturday, March 11, 2017

DateThursday, March 9, 2017

    • Contract Update: Retiree Retroactive Payments — Action may be required if address has changed.

    • NEW READ: “Bronx Justice” by retired DI Bob Martin.  Former PC Bill Bratton says:  "There are no crime stories quite as good as a New York crime story. With Bronx Justice, Bob Martin adds another good read to that list." Click here to purchase.

    • 10-13: Patrol Borough Brooklyn North is hosting a 5K Walk, Run & Wheel to benefit children with disabilities. Saturday, April 29 at Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn.  See flyer for details.

DateTuesday, March 7, 2017

DateMonday, March 6, 2017

DateFriday, March 3, 2017

DateThursday, March 2, 2017

    • Fox 5 News reports that the jury began deliberations in the murder of PO Randolph Holder.  Pat Lynch notes that the accused has no remorse and lacks the courage to sit in court and face the verdict.

DateTuesday, February 28, 2017

DateMonday, February 27, 2017

    • Press release: Police officers demonstrate unity with overwhelming approval of contact

DateFriday, February 24, 2017

DateMonday, February 20, 2017

DateFriday, February 17, 2017

DateTuesday, February 14, 2017

    • During the lead in to the State of the City speech, a NY 1 News panel discuss changes in the Mayor’s relationship with the NYPD and the impact the PBA’s protests had on achieving a better contract for police officers.

    • On Valentine's Day 1999, Police Officer Matthew Dziergowski made the ultimate sacrifice when he heroically put his RMP between a speeding car and his fellow officers saving them from certain death on a Staten Island Highway. Today, 18 years later, Matt Dziergowski was remembered by hundreds of fellow officers, family and friends at a memorial mass at St. Christopher's Church on Staten Island. See photos on Facebook.

    • New date for pension seminar.

DateWednesday, February 8, 2017

DateTuesday, February 7, 2017

    • The Chief Leader reports and editorializes on the tentative PBA contract negotiated with the City.

DateMonday, February 6, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Contract Update: Ratification Vote Dates & Procedures

    • The Daily News and the Post report Pat Lynch’s comments from “The Cat’s Roundtable” radio program which aired Sunday morning saying that the constant trailing of deBlasio helped the PBA to obtain the tentative contract.

DateSunday, February 5, 2017

    • In an interview with John Catsimatidis on AM 970, Pat Lynch says that the PBA's tentative contract continues the progress towards a fair market rate of pay, noting that the union will be back at the bargaining table within a few months to build on those gains.

    • 10-13: Blood drive, Port Washington, Feb. 20

DateFriday, February 3, 2017

DateThursday, February 2, 2017

DateWednesday, February 1, 2017

DateFriday, January 27, 2017

DateWednesday, January 25, 2017

    • Reports on the City’s proposed budget include Pat Lynch’s comments that with $2.6 billion in new spending, there is not a penny for police raises or disability coverage.  Stories ran in: Daily News; PIX 11 News; WMBC TV and WNYC radio.  Read his entire comment here.

DateTuesday, January 24, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the Mayor's Preliminary Budget

DateFriday, January 20, 2017

    • The NY Post reports Pat Lynch's angry letter to the CEO of Time Warner regarding anti-police postings in one of their company trucks.   

DateFriday, January 20, 2017

    • Read a letter from Pat Lynch to the CEO of Charter Communications (formerly Time Warner Cable) regarding the outrageous anti-police messages posted on a Time Warner Cable vehicle in Queens earlier this week. (See a photo of the vehicle here.)

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • From Pat Lynch: Protect your personal information online

    • The Daily News reports that Pat Lynch makes the case for professional pay for NYC police officers when a poll finds that the public is satisfied with how de Blasio is managing crime.  Read Lynch’s entire quote here.

DateThursday, January 19, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Quinnipiac Poll Results
    • WOR radio reports that in response to the PBA's announcement of an alarming increase in resignations by officers not eligible for a pension, de Blasio's inane comment is that the PBA denigrates the work of its members and NYC police are the highest paid in the nation.

DateWednesday, January 18, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President opposes the release of FALN leader

    • The NY Daily News; News 12 the Bronx and WNYC radio report an alarming number of resignations from the NYPD by officers who are not eligible for a pension.  The stories include Pat Lynch’s explanation that poor pay has officers leaving for better paying law enforcement jobs.  Read the entire press release here.

DateTuesday, January 17, 2017

DateSaturday, January 14, 2017

DateFriday, January 13, 2017

DateThursday, January 12, 2017

    • PBA president Pat Lynch confirms that the job of policing has become more difficult and more dangerous.  See press release. The Daily News reported that 89% of NYC police officers would leave for another law enforcement job if they could. 

    • The Post, Newsday, Daily News and Daily News ‘voice of the people” report on the passing of Det. Steven McDonald.

DateWednesday, January 11, 2017

DateTuesday, January 10, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President Pat Lynch on Steven McDonald

    • From Pat Lynch: R.I.P. Det. Steven McDonald — Funeral Information

    • The Chief Leader reports and editorializes on the PBA's opposition to the reduction of the sentence by Gov. Cuomo of Brink's robbery convict Judith Clark. 

DateSaturday, January 7, 2017

    • Photo Gallery: PBA donates toys at the “Celebration of the Three Kings” at PS 5 in the Bronx with Senator Ruben Diaz

DateFriday, January 6, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Governor Cuomo's reduction of Judith Clark's sentence for the Brinks robbery where three were murdered

    • Offers: For members only, 24-Hour Fitness is offering no sign-up fee for January

    • In a story about a shootout with a ballistic vest wearing gunman, the Staten Island Advance notes Pat Lynch’s comment about the dangers faced by NYC police officers and the need to pay, train and equip them professionally. Read Lynch’s entire statement.

DateThursday, January 5, 2017

    • Press Release: Shootout on Staten Island underscores need for better training, equipment and pay for NYC Police Officers to counter threats

    • PBA president Patrick J. Lynch credits the city’s reduction in crime during 2016 to the men and women doing the job on the streets.  Fox 5 News, Daily News and Newsday report his comments noting that Lynch called for fair pay for police officers so “…they can live in the communities they protect.”  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

DateTuesday, January 4, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on latest crime statistics

DateTuesday, January 3, 2017

DateSunday, January 1, 2017

    • 10-13: 12th Annual Tribute to James D. McNaughton

See also items listed in "What's New" from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 (Jul. - Dec.)