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December 21, 2019

After giving the family and former partner of hero P.O. Anthony Mosomillo the opportunity to deliver victim impact statements — an opportunity they were denied by the NYS Parole Board — Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis sent P.O. Mosomillo’s killer back behind bars for the maximum allowable sentence of 2 years. Stories appeared in the NY Post, the Chief-Leader and on CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News and ABC 7 News.

December 16, 2019

AM New York reported on the PBA’s donation of toys at the Church of the Nazarene in Far Rockaway and the Brownville Youth Recreation Center.

December 15, 2019

NYC PBA members deliver Christmas cheer in the form of toys to needy communities in Queens and Brooklyn. Stories ran on PIX 11 news and New York 1 News.

December 12, 2019

Outrage over the NY State Parole Board releasing cop-killer Betsy Ramos who was convicted in the murder of PO Anthony Mosomillo was reported by the Chief Leader and the Brooklyn Reporter.

December 11, 2019

In stories reported by the Daily News and the Post, PBA president Pat Lynch praised a federal judge’s decision to remand Betsy Ramos, who was paroled by NYS into federal custody, until he can review the case and hear a victim’s impact statement from the Mosomillo family.  Ramos was convicted of the murder of PO Anthony Mosomillo while she was on federal parole.

December 10, 2019

The publication QNS reports the joy of the PBA’s annual holiday party for the families of our fallen heroes.

December 5, 2019

In a Daily News story about other uniformed unions negotiating a deal before the PBA’s arbitration, Pat Lynch commented: “The city’s current offer of below-inflation raises does not work for New York City police officers, who are underpaid by upwards of 30% in comparison to State Troopers, Port Authority police officers and others with whom we work side-by-side.  We look forward to making our case in arbitration.”

November 28, 2019

Pat Lynch gives a wake up call about the true goals of anti-police advocates to the Queens DA’s office as they release a list of so-called “bad cops.“ Stories ran in the Daily News and the Post.

November 24, 2019

The Hill reports Pat Lynch’s remarks regarding the current state of anti-police bias on the streets.

November 24, 2019

Police widow, Margaret Mosomillo, is angry that the parole board did not give her an opportunity to address them in opposition to the release of a woman convicted in the killing of her husband. The story appeared in the NY Post

November 23, 2019

The PBA slams the parole board for failing to allow police widow Margaret Mosomillo and her family an opportunity to present the victim’s impact statement opposing the release of a woman convicted in police officer Mosomillo’s murder.  Stories appeared in the Chief Leader and on CBS 2 news.  

November 22, 2019

The PBA participated in one of ten coordinated news conferences held across the state to bring attention to the dangers posed by the “bail reform” law that goes into effect on Jan. 1. Stories ran in the Daily News and on CBS 2 News; ABC 7 News; New York 1; News 12 Westchester; WNYC Radio and WINS Radio.

November 17, 2019

NY Post: Out of jail after trying to kill a cop, he’s caught with guns and gets a low bail and is on the streets. Pat Lynch warns it’s going to get worse.

November 16, 2019

Once again, PBA President Pat Lynch slams the CCRB for taking actions outside the scope of the city charter. Lynch focuses on the political aspects of the board meeting which violates city policies. The story ran in the Chief-Leader.

November 8, 2019

In the NY Post, citing the re-arrest for gun possession of a man who was jailed for shooting a police officer, Pat Lynch warns that this is the type of criminals who will be put back on the streets instantly under new laws that become effective on Jan 1. The Staten Island Advance reports the PBA’s objections to the Brooklyn DA publishing a list of “bad cops.”

November 7, 2019

PBA president Pat Lynch slams Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzales saying he “sides with the criminals” for releasing the names of MOS on a so called “bad cops” list whom he will not call to testify. Stories appeared in the NY Times, Daily News, and Post.

November 5, 2019

Pat Lynch speaks to the appointment of Dermot Shea as Police Commissioner.  Print stories appeared in: ; UPI; Metro.  Lynch’s remarks appeared on: News 12; Fox 5 News; CBS 880 radio; ABC 7 News; 1010 WINS Radio.

November 4, 2019

Pat Lynch tells PIX 11 News that anti-police protestors do not want justice, they want to attack police officers and stop all forms of law enforcement. CBS 880 radio news reports on ballot issues and notes that the PBA has been working to defeat the expansion of CCRB's authority and budget.

November 3, 2019

In a NY Post story about anti-police protests, PBA President Pat Lynch squarely places responsibility on the shoulders of elected officials who pander to the criminal element.

October 31, 2019

Gotham Gazette reports on the PBA’s activities aimed at defeating the expansion of CCRB’s power and funding.

October 28, 2019

Pat Lynch’s photo and quotes are included in Daily News article on the lobbying effort to revise Charter to strengthen CCRB.

October 26, 2019

Media reports on the violent struggle with a resisting suspect left a 73 Pct. police officer in a medically-induced coma when another individual interferes with the arrest and smashed the officer in the head with a metal chair. Stories appeared in the NY Post, Daily News, Newsday, NBC national news, and on New York 1 News, CBS 2 News and NBC 4 News.

October 25, 2019

Reports on a second day of State Senate hearings concerning Law 50-A which protects personnel records of police, fire and corrections officers. Pat Lynch weighs in, noting that those who are advocating repeal are lying about the law for the benefit of defense lawyers and criminals. Stories ran in: the Daily News, NY Post, and the Times Union.

October 24, 2019

A lawsuit was filed challenging the firing of PO Daniel Pantaleo. Stories were published in: Daily News; Post; Staten Island Advance; Times Union. Additional stories aired on: New York 1; News 12 Bronx; WINS; News Radio 880: ABC 7; CBS 2; Fios1: WNYC Radio, and Fox 5.

October 24, 2019

New York 1 reports Pat Lynch’s objection to the upcoming CCRB “power grab” that will be question #2 on the ballot this election day. The PBA says vote “NO” on question # 2 on election day.

October 23, 2019

A MOS responding to a harassment call was saved by his vest when a naked gunmen fired at him. Fellow officers shot and killed the gunman. The officer was treated and released. Stories aired on: ABC 7 News; CBS Radio news; NBC 4 News and ABC Radio news.

October 12, 2019

At the unveiling of new names on the Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park City, Pat Lynch talks about the sacrifices made and the future of 9/11 illnesses.  Stories ran in the New York Post, WOR radio and CBS news radio.

October 6, 2019

The Post reports on the PBA blasting attorneys for the Bronx Defenders, a publicly-funded legal aid organization, for a social media post using the death of hero P.O. Brian Mulkeen to demonize his fellow police officers.

October 5, 2019

A sea of blue turned out in Orange County for the funeral of fallen Bronx Anti-Crime Police Officer Brian Mulkeen. Stories appeared in the Daily News, the Post, the Staten Island Advance, the Chief-Leader, the Albany Times Union and on PIX 11 News, ABC 7 News, News 12 Westchester, Fios1 News, New York 1 News, NBC 4 News, CBS 2 News and Fox 5 News.

October 1, 2019

News coverage reporting the tragic circumstances of PO Brian Mulkeen’s line of duty death was reported by: Wall Street Journal; Newsday; Staten Island Advance; Post, and the Daily News. The friendly fire tragedy was also reported by: CBS 2; NBC 4; Fox 5; ABC 7; PIX 11; News 12; WINS; News radio 880 and WABC Radio.

September 30, 2019

Reports on the tragic death of PO Brian Mulkeen appeared in: NY Times; Post; Newsday; Post (father remembers); Post (perpetrator); and Daily News (Tunnels to Tower race). Pat Lynch’s remarks about the tragedy were reported across the nation on radio. In NYC, stories were broadcast on: CBS 880; NBC 4; ABC 7; WINS; News 12; CBS 2; Fios1; and Fox 5.

September 27, 2019

Pat Lynch calls the NYPD/DOI initiative to improve police mental health, which includes and IAB component, an “absolutely wrong approach” in the NY Post, Fox 5 News, WINS Radio and the NBC 4 News website.