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Nov. 9, 2017 Report on the verdict in the trial of P.O. Brian Moore's killer, who was found guilty on all counts.
Oct. 24, 2017 Pat Lynch hammers elected officials who complain about quality of life issues and then make policy preventing police from addressing those problems.
Oct. 20, 2017 Morning and evening report on the start of the murder trial in the killing of police officer Brian Moore
July 11, 2017 Coverage of the funeral of P.O. Miosotis Familia.
July 10, 2017 Lynch criticized Mayor de Blasio for taking a last-minute trip to Germany the day after P.O. Familia's death.
July 10, 2017 In an interview with CBS 2 News, Pat Lynch blasted Brooklyn Judge Loren Baily-Schiffman for releasing a mentally unstable man who said he wanted to kill police officers after he assaulted and attempted to disarm an 83 Pct. member.
July 8, 2017 Vigil for P.O. Miosotis Familia at the 46th Precinct.
July 5, 2017

The city mourns the assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia in the Bronx. Morning coverage and News at 5.

June 16, 2017 Fifteen-year-old Justin Morrell is charged as an adult in the attempted murder of PO Dalsh Veve.
June 5, 2017 Report on PO Dalsh Veve being dragged and critically injured in Brooklyn while responding to a shots fired call.
May 16, 2017 A candidate for Mayor cited the PBA’s member’s survey as evidence of dissatisfaction with Mayor de Blasio.
April 3, 2017 Manhattan Criminal Court was crammed with police officers and PBA officials in support the Holder family at the sentencing of the murderer of PO Randolph Holder who was given life in prison without parole. 
Mar. 6, 2017 Standing with the family of PO Randolph Holder, Pat Lynch addresses the media following a guilty on all counts verdict in PO Holder’s murder trial. 
Jan. 31, 2017 Report on a tentative five-year deal which pays police officers 2.25% more than the established pattern and agrees to restore full line of duty disability benefits for all officers.
Jan. 10, 2016 Members mourn Steven McDonald.


Dec. 10, 2016 Report on the police union's annual Widows and Children's party held at Michael Jordan's The Steakhouse NYC in Grand Central Terminal.
Nov. 10, 2016 Funeral of Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo
Nov. 5, 2016 Mourning Sgt. Tuozzolo.
Nov. 4, 2016 What began as a home invasion ended with the death of one hero Sergeant and the wounding of another and the killing of the suspect in the 43 Pct in the Bronx.
Oct. 25, 2016 Report on changes in the Justice Department’s  investigators from local NYC to a Washington DC based team handling the Eric Garner case. See also early report and News at 6.
Sept. 10, 2016 Report on Pat Lynch's call for the Mayor to "stop playing games with the lives of New York City cops" and support fair legislation to provide an adequate disability benefit for PBA members.
Aug. 12, 2016 Report on Pat Lynch's response to the Mayor's plan to give $2 million in raises to City Hall staffers.  Lynch said that if the Mayor really believes that "competitive wages" are needed to retain the best employees, he should work on closing the police pay gap.
Aug. 9, 2016 Report on the potential impact of legal changes to the Paid Detail unit agreement.  Pat Lynch is quoted saying that if police officers were paid the market rate of pay that state law establishes, then they wouldn’t need to work extra hours to support their families. 
Aug. 3, 2016 Report on the second day of the union’s trailing the Mayor to his workout.
July 26, 2016

Pat Lynch speaks with CBS 2 TV news’ reporter Dick Brennan regarding the impact that anti-police rhetoric and laws have on the enforcement of quality of life crimes. 

July 26, 2016 Report on the purchase of ballistic vests and helmets for patrol officers and the PBA’s call for appropriate weaponry for response to active shooter/terrorist attacks.
July 19, 2016 Why police shootings will drive up law enforcement costs
July 1, 2016 CBS 2's Marcia Kramer reports on the confusion created by new quality of life enforcement regulations noting Pat Lynch's recent comments that they handcuff police officers.
June 30, 2016 Pat Lynch’s objections to the appointment of Maya Wiley as new CCRB chairperson is noted in a lengthy CBS 2 news story by Marcia Kramer regarding the many staffers who are abandoning the de Blasio administration. 
June 29, 2016

PBA president Pat Lynch slammed the appointment of the Mayor’s lawyer, Maya Wiley, saying:  "By appointing a top aide to lead the CCRB, Mayor de Blasio has effectively removed all impartiality from the critical cases involving police officers that come before this so-called ‘independent agency.’”

June 28, 2016 In an exclusive wide-ranging interview with CBS 2 News’ Marcia Kramer, PBA president Pat Lynch discusses the declaration of impasse, the lack of support from Mayor deBlasio; plans to unseat the Mayor in the next election and more.
June 14, 2016 Cop-killer Marcell Dockery, who started the arson fire that killed PO Dennis Guerra and permanently injured PO Rosa Rodriguez, was sentenced to 19 years to life for the crime.  The Guerra family joined PO Rodriguez, PBA president Pat Lynch and a host of police officers in court. 
May 5, 2016 Following the conviction of cop-killer Marcell Dockery in Brooklyn Criminal Court, PBA president Pat Lynch calls the verdict “just” but notes that the verdict will not lessen the pain of loss suffered by the Guerra family.
April 25, 2016

Severely injured PO Rosa Rodriguez testified at the trial of a 16-year-old whose arson fire took the life of PO Dennis Guerra in Coney Island.  PBA president Pat Lynch spoke to the media about the difficult day of testimony for the officer’s families and colleagues

Apr. 13, 2016

Following Pat Lynch’s second call for the resignation or termination of Richard Emery as CCRB chair, Emery finally saw the writing on the wall and pulled the plug.  Lynch is quoted saying that next CCRB chairperson has to be a reasonable, fair-minded person who has a respect for the difficult work that police officers do.

Mar. 15, 2016 The PBA held a news conference today to announce all of the results of the union’s first-ever membership survey.
Mar. 14, 2016 Report on “preview” findings of the union’s first ever survey of its members reporting that morale is at rock bottom, the city is getting less safe and most officers would leave for a better paying law enforcement job. 
Mar. 8, 2016 Following the Federal prosecutor Phreet Bharra’s announcement that there will not be any charges filed against PO Richard Haste in the shooting of Ramarley Graham, PBA president Pat Lynch told the media that while we gratified that there are no charges, there are no winners in this case and that it was a good faith effort to rid the community of guns and drugs that lead to the tragedy. 
Feb. 21, 2016 The media report on the early Saturday morning shootout in Brooklyn in which POs William Reddin and Andrew Yurkiw of the 81 Pct. anti-crime team were injured.
Feb. 11, 2016 Pat Lynch calls the manslaughter conviction of PO Peter Liang “absolutely wrong” that will have a “chilling effect” on police across the city by criminalizing a tragic accident. 
Feb. 11, 2016 PBA president Pat Lynch hammers the City Council speaker’s plan to wipe out nearly 700,000 misdemeanor warrants noting that neighborhoods will become “cesspools.”
Feb. 5, 2016 Hero police officer Patrick Espeut walks out of Lincoln Hospital to the applause of his fellow officers less than 24 hours of being shot.  Pat Lynch uses the occasion to call for the hiring of more police officers.
Jan. 14, 2016 Calling huge raises for elected officials an “abomination” and an “insult to all police officers,” Pat Lynch’s vehement objections are reported in the account of the Mayor’s approval of the raises. 


Dec. 30, 2015 Funeral of American hero and NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. On national and local news.
Dec. 19, 2015 The PBA donated a thousand toys to hundreds of children in Hurricane Sandy ravaged Far Rockaway and in Brownsville Brooklyn. 
Dec. 11, 2015 Street renaming ceremony in honor of P.O. Brian Moore.
Nov. 24, 2015 Calling PO Randolph Holder “an ordinary hero,” PBA president Pat Lynch and about 100 police officers jammed the Manhattan courthouse where cop killer Tyrone Howard meekly offered a “not guilty” plea in the murder of the officer. 
Nov. 11, 2015 The PBA contract rally in front of Gracie Mansion.
Oct. 28, 2015 New Jersey Police Union Joins Tarantino Movie Boycott Over Director’s Comments About Police
Oct. 28, 2015 (Philadelphia affiliate) Phila. Police Union Calls For Boycott Of Quentin Tarantino Films
Oct. 25, 2015 Pat Lynch calls for a boycott of Quentin Tarantino's violence-filled movies after the director called police officers "murderers" at an anti-police rally on Saturday Oct. 24.
Oct. 24, 2015 Report on Pat Lynch's New York Post op-ed calling for City Hall to demonstrate meaningful, sustained support for police officers.
Oct. 22, 2015 Makeshift Memorial For Fallen NYPD Officer Randolph Holder Continues To Grow In East Harlem
Oct. 21, 2015 Report on the murder of P.O. Randolph Holder, member of the PSA 5 anti-crime team, who was killed while pursuing a gunman in East Harlem. Speaking at the hospital following P.O. Holder's passing, Pat Lynch asked for prayers for the family and said, "these police officers need your support as we bury our brother police officer.  But it can’t end there. We need your support every day, on every corner, in every neighborhood, so we can continue to carry ourselves like superheroes, so we can save you and protect you." 
Sept. 19, 2015 Report on the renaming of a street in Far Rockaway in honor of P.O. Dennis Guerra, who was killed in the line of duty in while responding to an arson fire in April 2014.
Sept. 15, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch, who was furious over editorials calling for the firing of the police officer involved in the stop of former tennis pro James Blake, sent an open letter  (read entire letter here) to all “arm-chair judges” slamming them for coming to conclusions with virtually no facts in the matter. 
Aug. 19, 2015 Following reports that two police officers would be transferred after being photographed with body-painted street performers in Times Square, Pat Lynch said that the officers were being held to a different, unfair standard and had done nothing that warranted the punishment.
Aug. 11, 2015 Report on the news conference that Pat Lynch attended hosted by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calling attention for the urgent need to refund the Zadroga bill permanently. 
July 30, 2015 Pat Lynch states emphatically that the PBA has “serious concerns” about the use of body-worn cameras and that they need to be “extensively studied” before implementation. 
July 17, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch defends police officers of the 40 Precinct who are alleged to have downgraded crimes saying officers do as they are told or are punished and that the union will vigorously defend these members.
June 29, 2015 Pat Lynch objects to so-called “police reform” bills debated by the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, bills also opposed by the PC.
June 9, 2015 Speaking to reporters outside yesterday's Medal Day ceremony at 1 Police Plaza, Pat Lynch said that the Summer All Out initiative is a "bandaid approach" and that the only real solution for addressing the recent crime spike is to hire even more police officers than the 1,000 proposed by the City Council.
June 5, 2015 Report on the Lynch landslide reelection.
May 21, 2015 Fifty-one police officers were honored by their peers at the PBA’s “Finest of the Finest Awards” for incredible acts of bravery. 
May 4, 2015 Report on the passing of hero Police Officer Brian Moore. 
Mar. 25, 2015 CBS 2 TV news reports the PBA’s reaction to thug Lillo Brancato’s return to acting noting Pat Lynch’s request for people to avoid seeing the movie.
Mar. 4, 2015
PBA president Pat Lynch speaks with CBS @ news’s Tony Aiello about the recently changed provision for stop, question and frisk.
Feb. 24, 2015 NYPD Honors Texas Girl Who Sent Cards Of Support After Deaths Of 2 Brooklyn Officers
Feb. 6, 2015 Nine days after PBA president Pat Lynch called for the immediate purchase of new vests and the establishment of a replacement program for vests that have passed their warranty date, Mayor de Blasio, Council Speaker Viverito and Commissioner Bratton agreed to purchase the best available vests and replace old ones at a news conference held at the 34 Pct.
Feb. 4, 2015 Reporting on the need to equip patrol officers with a terror kit
Jan. 29, 2015 The PBA’s call to end the settlement of frivolous lawsuits against police officers has finally been heard by the Police Commissioner and Mayor.  The PBA called upon Mayor de Blasio and the Corporation Counsel to end the practice back in August 2014, and the point was driven home by a recent story about a man who attacked an officer with a machete being awarded a $5,000 settlement.  The city believes it cheaper to settle than fight the case in court. CBS 2 News reports the PC and Mayor support the PBA’s call to fight these suits. 
Jan. 29, 2015 A Department of Investigation probe that was initiated at the demands of the PBA determined that the Bronx Defenders knowingly participated in a video promoting the killing of police officers.  Upon the release of the DOI’s findings, Pat Lynch called for the shutting down of the organization and the disbarment of the lawyers  who participated in the “despicable video.” See reports from 5 PM and 6 PM.
Jan. 8, 2015 Report on the PBA’s ad pushing back on allegations that police/mayoral problems are contract related.
Jan. 8, 2015 Report on the hospital walkout of P.O. Aliro Pellerano, who was wounded Monday while responding to a robbery in the Bronx. Speaking at the hospital, Pat Lynch praised the bravery and dedication that Pellerano and his colleagues displayed in responding to the call even though they were about to go off duty.  He noted that any other New York City police officer would have done the same.   
Jan. 8, 2015 Speaking outside 1 Police Plaza following a meeting between the five police unions and Police Commissioner Bratton, Pat Lynch said that the unions' concerns about the safety of police officers and the public were discussed, but there is still no willingness on the part of City Hall to solve these problem. 
Jan. 4, 2015 Funeral of P.O. Wenjian Liu.
Jan. 3, 2015 Wake for P.O. Wenjian Liu.


Dec. 31, 2014 Report on Pat Lynch's statement on behalf of the leaders of the five police unions following a meeting with the Mayor and Police Commissioner.  Lynch said no issues had been resolved and that "actions speak louder than words."
Dec. 28, 2014 Report on the funeral crowds.
Dec. 21, 2014 Report on the expressions of sympathy and support for the friends, families and colleagues of Police Officers Ramos and Liu that are still pouring in from across the city and country. 
Dec. 21, 2014 Report on the PBA's response to the brutal assassination of Police Officers Liu and Ramos
Dec. 20, 2014 The PBA donates gifts to children in struggling New York City communities.
Dec. 18, 2014 Report on the leaked audio tape in which Pat Lynch called on police officers to use discretion on the job.
Dec. 15, 2014 Pat Lynch's response to the Mayor's latest criticism of the PBA's "Don't Insult My Sacrifice" letter was reported by CBS 2 News.  Lynch said that the Mayor clearly "has no idea of just how angry New York City police officers are at him for his lack of support and for laying decades of society’s problems undeservedly at their feet.”
Dec. 5, 2014 WUSA Washington, CBS affiliate. Coverage of the Pat Lynch's remarks at news conference on Thursday continue to reverberate through the news media and on talk and opinion shows across the country. 
Dec. 4, 2014 Following the announcement that a Staten Island grand jury would not indict P.O. Daniel Pantaleo, most media outlets reported Pat Lynch's comments that Officer Pantaleo never intended to harm Eric Garner and was simply attempting to take him into custody using a technique he learned in the academy.  Most also reported Officer Pantaleo's expression of condolences to Garner's family. 
Nov. 24, 2014 CBS 2 News reports on the NY Civil Liberties Union’s program to teach young people how to react to being stopped by a police officer and Pat Lynch’s comment about the program.
Nov. 21, 2014 WCBS covered the shooting at Louis Pink Houses. Pat Lynch explains that conditions that make them dangerous for police and residents alike.
Nov. 17, 2014 The Mayor’s wife’s Chief of Staff, Rachel Noerdlinger, who lives with a convicted murderer and whose son was recently arrested for the fourth time this weekend,  is taking a leave of absence. Pat Lynch’s comments questioning the need for the position and noting that if it must be filled for City Hall to appoint someone who appreciates the work police do and does not have an anti-police bias.
Nov. 12, 2014

PBA president Pat Lynch says the City Council seems to be more interested in protecting criminals than the public.

Nov. 6, 2014 Pat Lynch defends two officers as they are arraigned in Brooklyn court saying that when all the facts are presented the officers will be vindicated. 
Oct. 31, 2014 On CBS 2 news Pat Lynch calls for better weaponry and training to prepare NYC police officers to handle lone-wolf terror attacks similar to the attack on four officers in Queens and one in Washington DC.
Oct. 30, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch calls hero officer’s walk from wheelchair to ambulance a “real miracle.”  Police Officer Kenneth Healey who was severely injured in a terror attack by a man with a hatchet was transferred to  a rehab facility amidst the cheers of hundreds of brother and sister officers.  Lynch said that he was truly convinced that because of Healey’s strong personality and strong family support that he will fully recover and return to patrol.
Oct. 23, 2014 Following an ax-wielding man's vicious attack on four rookie officers in Queens, Pat Lynch addressed the media at the hospital where the injured officers were being treated. Lynch praised the officers' quick action to protect themselves and called upon all New Yorkers to keep the officers and their families in their thoughts and prayers.
Oct. 15, 2014 Report on police union attorneys arguing in court that the unions should be granted the right to intervene in the appeal of a federal judge’s findings and orders involving the use of stop, question and frisk.

Oct. 8, 2014

CBS 2 reports the filing of a $75 million wrongful death suit in the Garner case.  The story indicates that the PBA denied a chokehold was used.

Oct. 7, 2014

 In an interview with Marcia Kramer, Pat Lynch explains that a video of an arrest fails to capture why the officers had to pursue the suspect in a foot chase which is always puts officers in a dangerous situation.

Sept. 29, 2014

Pat Lynch defends the officers in the Garner case as grand jury proceedings begin.

Sept. 27, 2014

CBS reports the Mayor's reaction to Pat Lynch's call to remove Rachel Noerdlinger as chief of staff to Mrs. deBlasio because of her close association to a convicted killer and published cop hater.

Sept. 19, 2014

Following an announcement of the findings of an autopsy review by an expert for the Garner family, Pat Lynch tells reporters that Garner did not die of a chokehold which would have resulted in asphyxiation and that what appears to be a chokehold was actually a take down method as Garner resisted arrest. He also stated that injuries discovered during the autopsy were consistent with damage from life saving measures rendered to a man in cardiac arrest.  

Sept. 9, 2014

Noting in a CBS 2 News story that the NYPD fields 6,000 fewer officers today than on 9/11/01 (view PBA recorded, unedited interview here,) PBA president Pat Lynch calls for the hiring of 6,000 new officers.  He also states that it takes over a year to recruit, hire and train new police officers.  Lynch said that by the time we find out that staffing levels are too low, it’s too late to recover and that we are dangerously close to that point already. 

Sept. 8, 2014

Following Commissioner Bratton’s testimony before the City Council Safety Committee, PBA president Pat Lynch informed the media that 1,000 additional police officers will help but that it is not nearly enough to fight crime and terrorism. 

Sept. 8, 2014

PBA president Pat Lynch joins elected and union officials to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga Act which provides treatment and support for responders who have contracted severe illness from exposure to toxins during the rescue, cleanup and recovery of the attack on the World Trade Center.

Sept. 5, 2014

Pat Lynch lashes out against the UFT’s outrageous, non-union like behavior in pressuring teachers not to wear shirts that support police officers and/or the NYPD.   Lynch slams them for using “management-like scare tactics” for warning teachers that inappropriate dress could result in a trip to the Chancellor’s office.  See also the full PBA-recorded interview.

Sept. 4, 2014

PBA president Pat Lynch informs the media that the federally mandated body camera pilot program is part of the legal challenge still underway by the PBA and that there are still too many unanswered questions about how such a program would work in a practical sense. 

Aug. 30, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch defends police officers who followed department protocols in order to obtain medical help for a man who was high on PCP and whose subsequent death was labeled a homicide by the Medical Examiner's office.  Lynch said the drug abuser is fully responsible for is own demise, not the officers who were preventing him from being a danger to himself and the public. 
Aug. 21, 2014 Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body Cameras
Aug. 19, 2014 Pat Lynch calls for a fair review of the facts by the grand jury in the Eric Gardner case outside the 6th Pct. Lynch noted that it makes no sense to criticize the fairness of the Staten Island DA's investigation before it has been completed.
Aug. 12, 2014 Public Advocate James Calls For Body Cams On Police Officers
Aug. 5, 2014 The PBA and SBA conducted a joint news conference to address police haters, resisting arrest and to set the record straight on the tragic death in custody of Eric Garner.
Aug. 4, 2014 Lynch is quoted about the arrest of Ramsey Orta (who videoed the arrest of Eric Garner) for possession of an illegal handgun.
Aug. 1, 2014 The PBA responds to the Medical Examiner’s findings in the death of Eric Garner
July 20, 2014 The PBA responds on July 20 and July 21 to reports of a death in custody.
May 19, 2014 Heroic and severely injured police officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital. 
May 16, 2014 Joined by the families of murdered police officers Anthony Dwyer and Harry Ryman, Pat Lynch calls for the NY state Parole Board to deny the parole requests of two cop-killers. During the followup Q & A, Lynch states that this state should have a viable death penalty. Police Officer Harry Ryman’s daughter, Margaret, talks about the loss to her family and how having to testify every two years at parole hearing is like reliving the nightmare.
May 1, 2014 Pat Lynch addressed the media following the arraignment of Marcell Dockery in the murder of PO Dennis Guerra telling them not to be fooled by a young face and that his criminal act was one of an adult for which he must be held responsible.
April 29, 2014 Boomer & Carton Vs. NYPD Celebrity Softball
April 14, 2014 Funeral of Police Officer Dennis Guerra.
Apr. 11, 2014 WLNY: PBA president Pat Lynch and Police Commissioner Bratton address the media  outside Woodhull hospital where two MOS were being treated for smoke inhalation following their heroic rescue of a family from a burning building in Williamsburg. 
Apr. 11, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch and Police Commissioner Bratton address the media  outside Woodhull hospital where two MOS were being treated for smoke inhalation following their heroic rescue of a family from a burning building in Williamsburg. 
Apr. 10, 2014 Report of the death of hero police officer Dennis Guerra.
Apr. 8, 2014 Pat Lynch is interviewed in follow-up stories which aired Tuesday evening about critically injured officers Guerra and Rodriguez as Commissioner Bratton announces the establishment of a fire response protocol for police officers. 
Apr. 6, 2014 Two officers, Dennis Guerra and Rosa Rodriguez, both of the Housing Bureau, courageously responded to a fire on the 18th floor of the Unity Towers on Surf Avenue in Brooklyn.  They were overcome by smoke upon exiting the elevator and both suffered severe smoke inhalation.  Firefighters responded and the officers were removed to hospitals where both are in critical condition.  PBA President Pat Lynch joined Police Commissioner Bratton and Mayor de Blasio at the hospital and is quoted in several reports. 
Feb. 25, 2014 No Parole For Ex-Militant Who Killed 2 NYC Police Officers In 1971


Dec. 31, 2013 WCBS reports Pat Lynch's belief that actor turned drug addicted criminal, Lilo Brancato, should have been convicted as a participant in the murder of PO Daniel Enchautegui and that we will ensure he is returned to prison should he violate the conditions of his release.
Aug. 22, 2013 Pat Lynch calls the override of the stop and frisk veto "another body blow to law enforcement."
Aug. 12, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch states that Judge's findings do not address the root of the problem – inadequate staffing levels – and that a properly funded NYPD could  “allow police officers to exercise their professional discretion and judgment, just as they had prior to the dramatic increase in stops caused by quotas.”
Jul. 24, 2013 While the city council protests against stop and frisk policy on the steps of City Hall, PBA president Pat Lynch explains the dangers of the council’s proposed laws.
Jun. 28, 2013

Lynch: PBA To Target ‘Pro-Crime Council Members’ Who Voted For NYPD Oversight Bills

Jun. 24, 2013 Pat Lynch joins the Mayor, the Police Commissioner, several district attorneys past and present and the other police union presidents in opposing the “biased” policing bill and the call for an Inspector General at a news conference held at 1 PP.
Jun. 20, 2013 The end of a very long road for the family, friends and colleagues of fallen officer Peter Figoski concludes with the sentencing of the last two thugs who planned and executed the burglary and assault of the drug dealer.   
Jun. 19, 2013 The five police unions join forces on the steps of City Hall to call for the defeat of legislation that will prevent the use of age, race and other key descriptors from being used by police. 
Jun. 11, 2013 The second installment of CBS 2’s reality show called “Brooklyn DA” reports on the trial of the murderers of PO Peter Figoski and includes an interview with Pat Lynch and several news conferences following trial dates.
Jun. 11, 2013 A police officer is shot in the foot by a handcuffed EDP who grabbed another officer’s weapon outside Harlem Hospital.  PBA president Pat Lynch responded to the hospital and attended a news conference with the mayor.
Apr. 19, 2013 Pat Lynch is interviewed in Boston on On KTHV-TV (CBS affiliate) in Little Rock, Arkansas, explaining why he led a contingent of New York City PBA board members and other officers to the bomb-terrorized city.
Mar. 20, 2013 Pat Lynch opposes the concept of an Inspector General for the NYPD.
Feb. 28, 2013 Dozens of uniformed officers join the family of fallen police officer Peter Figoski and PBA president Pat Lynch at the sentencing of cold-blooded cop-killer Lamont Pride as Judge Allan Marrus sentences Pride to 45 years to life.
Feb. 25, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch joined Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and other union leaders in opposing an $85 billion federal budget cut which will in turn reduce funding to the Zadroga bill. 
Feb. 13, 2013 Pat Lynch reacts with outrage to the jury’s acquittal of Michael Velez, the getaway driver in the death of PO Peter Figoski. 
Feb. 11, 2012 Pat Lynch expresses the disappointment and anger of the PBA and the Figoski family over the failure of a jury to convict Lamont Pride of aggravated murder of a police officer which would have put him in prison for life without possibility of parole.
Jan. 24, 2013 Pat Lynch calls for conviction on the highest charges for all of the defendants as the first trial in Peter Figoski’s murder convenes.


Dec. 22, 2012 The PBA joined in a toy and coat drive in Far Rockaway to bring some cheer to the children who were victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Oct 25, 2012 PBA president Pat Lynch visits PO Marcano in the hospital the day after the officer’s heroic actions and addresses the media about the officer’s courage and condition. On WCBS and WLNY.
Jun. 14, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks in support of  PO Richard Haste following the officer’s indictment.
Jun. 11, 2012 Pat Lynch defends the actions of PO Richard Haste, and believes he will be exonerated at trial.
May 11, 2012 PBA president Pat Lynch fights for street renaming in honor of slain Police Officer Phillip Cardillo.
May 2, 2012 WCBS reports the release of Police Officer Eder Loor from the hospital after his surgery for a knife wound to his brain.
Apr. 17, 2012 News coverage of the attack by an EDP of Police Officer Eder Loor and the new conference at Mt. Sinai hospital where PBA president Pat Lynch spoke about the condition of the officer’s family.
Feb. 27, 2012 PO Kevin Brennan appears in court as the skell that tried to kill him pleads not guilty.   Officer Brennan and his family stood with Pat Lynch after the court appearance as Lynch addressed the media and called for more police to deal with the dangers on the street.
Feb. 1, 2012 PBA President Pat Lynch appears at press conference about police officer who survived being shot in the head by a criminal in Brooklyn. 
Jan. 4, 2012 The killers of PO Figoski appear in court. 


Dec. 20, 2011 A contingent from the PBA fill the courtroom as PO Figoski’s killers plead not guilty to the killing. Pat Lynch proclaims the disgust of police officers throughout the city and criticizes an inmate who claimed to be assaulted by Corrections Officers.   Watch the noon edition and the 5 PM edition.
Dec. 16, 2011 A large contingent of PBA members join Pat Lynch at the indictment of the killers of PO Figoski.
Dec. 14, 2011 On an exclusive interview with CBS TV’s Pablo Guzman at 5 PM and 6 PM, Pat Lynch discusses the realities of policing and why MOS care and protect the families of fallen officers.
Dec. 13, 2011 Reports are aired indicating that five are in custody for the murder of PO Peter Figoski.  Pat Lynch express outrage over a judge’s horrible decision to ROR a known dangerous felon without even setting bail and at the arraignment, notes that the perp was brought in cuffed with PO Figoski’s own handcuffs.  Watch reports from 5 PM, 6 PM and 11 PM.
Oct. 28, 2011 Over one thousand PBA members joined Pat Lynch to rally in a show of support for fellow officers indicted for "ticket fixing" at the Bronx Hall of Justice. Reports at noon and 5 p.m..
Apr. 7, 2011 Backed up by nearly one hundred uniformed and plain clothes PBA members, Pat Lynch calls the killer of PO Schaberger “a cold-blooded animal, a killer who should be behind bars” following the arraignment of George Villanueva in Brooklyn Criminal Court.
Mar. 13, 2011 Pat Lynch stands with the Mayor and Police Commissioner at the news conference announcing the murder of PO Alain Schaberger.


Dec. 25, 2010 Just before Christmas, Pat Lynch made an appeal to the public through the media on behalf of Angelo "Santa" Grande who is in need of a kidney transplant.  So far, 45 people have contacted North Shore Hospital as potential donors and are being tested to see if they are a match.
Dec. 17, 2010 Seriously wounded PO Ricardo Ramirez is released from the hospital as Pat Lynch decries the release of his assailant on a low bail.
Jun. 30, 2010 Pat Lynch leads the charge against overturning the death penalty for double cop killer Ronell Wilson whose federal death sentence was overturned on appeal.  Lynch's outrage hit the press only minutes after decision came down. Wilson will be re-sentenced and is still eligible for the death penalty.
Apr. 29, 2010 After the verdict in the Patrick Pogan "bike push" trial, Pat Lynch said that when a "mistake becomes a crime" it has a chilling effect on police officers, particularly newer ones. (6 PM report)
Apr. 29, 2010 After the verdict in the Patrick Pogan "bike push" trial, Pat Lynch said that when a "mistake becomes a crime" it has a chilling effect on police officers, particularly newer ones. (11 PM report)


Oct. 19, 2009 Endorse Bloomberg
Jun. 11, 2009 Police and Fire protest Gov. Paterson's veto of the Tier II pension.
Apr. 3, 2009 Lynch calls conviction of PO Lora for Man. 2 “a devastatingly wrong verdict” which will send a message to all police officers to “walk on by” an incident when off duty.
Apr. 1, 2009 Lee Woods, one of three who murdered PO Russel Timoshenko and wounded PO Herman Yan, is sentenced to life without parole plus 65 years.
Mar. 25, 2009 Report on the acquittal in the attack of PO Eric Hernandez
Mar.16, 2009 Report on the guilty verdict of Lee Woods in the murder of PO Russel Timoshenko.
Feb.25, 2009 PO TImoshenko's killer blames the media and PBA for his conviction while Lynch calls for the death penalty.
Jan. 14, 2009 Robert Ellis sentenced for weapons possession in the Timoshenko case, and the PBA's reaction.
Jan. 9, 2009 PBA reacts to ten-year sentence for Lilo Brancato for his involvment in death of PO Enchautegui.


Dec. 22, 2008 A verdict in the Brancato trial and reactions to the Timoshenko mistrial
Dec. 19, 2008 Dexter Bostick is guilty of all charges in murder of PO Russel Timoshenko
Dec. 15, 2008 Updates on the murder trials of PO Daniel Enchautegui in the Bronx and PO Russel Timoshenko in Brooklyn
Nov. 24, 2008 Report on the progress of the murder trial of PO Enchautegui.
Nov. 13, 2008 Cop killer sentenced to life in prison without parole
Nov. 12, 2008 Day two of Timoshenko trial
Nov. 10, 2008 Opening of Timoshenko murder trial
Oct. 15, 2008 Lynch reacts to the proceedings at the trial of cop killer Steven Armento
Aug. 21, 2008 PBA president and executive board join the Mayor in announcing a tentative agreement for the 2006/2010 contract.
Jul. 30, 2008 Lynch defends use of necessary force in partial arrest video.
Jul. 29, 2008 PBA defends officers involved in two separate video taped incidents.
May 28, 2008 PBA supports family of deceased PO Eric Hernandez as his assailants are sentenced in Bronx Criminal Court.
May 20, 2008 New contract will not help recruiting at the NYPD.
May 19, 2008 PERB award for 2004/06 police officers contract
Apr. 25, 2008 Verdict in Sean Bell trial and reaction by Lynch
Apr. 22, 2009 Lynch offers free ad space in magazine for employment (CBS radio)
Apr. 2, 2008 PO Michael Carey testifies at the Bell trial.
Feb. 27, 2008 Pat Lynch joins City Council members announcing introduction of a bill that requires the city to pay for medical services related to 9/11 illnesses
Jan. 31, 2008 Finest of the Finest awards ceremony


Dec. 21, 2007 PBA, family and wounded cops fight the parole of the killer of P.O. Stephen Gilroy.
Nov. 26, 2007 Pat Lynch's objects to ME remarks about deceased PO James Godbee
Nov. 26, 2007 NYC M.E. Rules Against Another 9/11 Responder
Nov. 9, 2007 Murderer of PO Dillon Stewart sentenced to life without parole. 
Oct. 11, 2007 Jury takes less than two hours to convict killer of PO Dillon Stewart.
Oct. 10, 2007 Closing arguments in murder of PO Dillon Stewart
Sep. 25, 2007 Accused cop killer Alan Cameron's girl friend testified he had a gun on the incident.  Lynch calls the testimony "huge."
Sep. 17, 2007 Pat Lynch joins PO Dillon Stewart's wife at the opening of the murder trial.
Sep. 14, 2007 Mass Exodus? NYPD Losing Many Young Recruits
Jul. 15, 2007 Rearraignment of alleged killers of PO Russel Timoshenko
Jul. 11, 2007 PBA members appear at indictment of first arrested in shooting of officers Yan and Timoshenko.  Lynch calls for others to surrender and for a viable death penalty in New York State.
Mar. 5, 2007 PBA supports police officer Michael Carey at grand jury in shooting incident


Dec. 12, 2006 Pat Lynch slams CUNY for center named in honor of a cop killer.
Dec. 4, 2006 PBA/DEA meet with Queens DA seeking fair treatment.
Nov. 30, 2006 More coverage of shooting.
Jul. 24, 2006 Police Officers now ill with the effects of exposure at the World Trade Center discuss their illnesses as PBA activates its new WTC Health Registry.
Jul. 8, 2006 City declares impasse in contract negotiations
Jun. 13, 2006 PBA complaint leads to dismissal of "anti-cop" Judge Laura Blackburne
Apr. 24, 2006 Convicted cop shooter William Hodges - who was released in error by Judge Laura Blackburne under speedy trial provisions -- is sentenced to 25 years for shooting uniformed police officer David Gonzales in 1999.
Apr. 2, 2006                     Pat Lynch Joins Council Speaker Christine Quinn in Seeking $9 Million to Upgrade 18,000 Vests
Mar. 14, 2006                     Marine Corps Law Encforcement Foundation donate $40,000 towards college education of the P.O. Dillon Stewart's daughters.
Mar. 13, 2006 Lynch and hundreds of PBA members pledge that actor won't profit from murder.
Jan. 20, 2006 Diane Piagentini and PBA president Pat Lynch call on the NY State Division of Parole to deny parole for Black Liberation Army assassins Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom who murdered of PO Joseph Piagentini and PO Waverly Jones in 1971.
Jan. 11, 2006 "Finest of the Finest" awards ceremony
Jan. 9, 2006 Hundreds of police officers join Pat Lynch at arraignment of cop killers. Lynch warns potential jurors not to be swayed by the celebrity status of one of the killer.


Dec. 15, 2005 P.O. Enchautegui's killers are arraigned at Jacobi Medical Center
Dec. 14, 2005 Police from near and far honor P.O. Daniel Enchautegui at funeral.
Dec. 6, 2005 20,000 police officers honor fallen comrade at funeral.
Dec. 1, 2005 Lynch at indictment of the murderer of PO Dillon Stewart:
Nov. 28, 2005 Pat Lynch reacts to the murder of Police Officer Dillon Stewart
Nov. 23, 2005 (News Radio) NY Wants Queens Judge Removed
Nov. 22, 2005 Lynch Hails Blackburne Decision
Oct. 21, 2005 Lynch calls Conroy conviction "wrong."
Aug. 4, 2005 NYPD Officer Killed In Iraq
Jul. 3, 2005 Pat Lynch appears on CBS's "Sunday Edition with Marcia Kramer" to discuss the PERB award and its impact.
Jun. 28, 2005 Pat Lynch speaks about the PERB award the morning after the decision was rendered.
Jun. 20, 2005 Pat Lynch talks about the trouble caused by illegal summons and arrest quotas in the 75 Pct.
Jun. 8, 2005 Patrick Caprice released from hospital
Mar. 7, 2005 Mistrial declared in Zongo case
Mar. 3, 2005
Report on how cops are leaving to become firefighters
Jan. 7, 2005
Mayor offers property tax rebate but says cannot afford raise for cops
Jan. 6, 2005 War of words between Mayor Bloomberg & police union


Aug. 31, 2004 Out-of-town support from other police officers
Aug. 24, 2004 Widows and children demonstrate on behalf of the PBA
Aug. 23, 2004 PBA writes to President Bush
Aug. 22, 2004 Greek New Yorkers support PBA
Aug. 11, 2004 Bloomberg: Union Protests Not Embarrassing
Jul. 16, 2004 Picketing begins at Madison Square Garden
Jun. 14, 2004 Judge Laura Blackburne reassigned to civil court
Jun. 11, 2004 Judge Laura Blackburne helps suspect sneak out of courtroom
Mar. 24, 2004 Falsification of crime statistics
Feb. 11, 2004 Union: NYC Police Commissioner Should Go
Feb. 3, 2004 Son calls for parole for father's killer
Jan. 28, 2004 PBA right about ticket blitz last year
Jan. 27, 2004 Pat Lynch visits DA Hynes to protest rush to judgment
Jan. 23, 2004 Rally against parole for George Werdann's killer
Jan. 9, 2004 Rally against parole for Herman Bell


Oct. 24, 2003 Lynch cautions against jumping to conclusions
Oct. 20, 2003 Lynch joins Rockland PBA in protest of Boudin hiring
May 20, 2003 Milk Crate Summons
May 7, 2003 Lynch secures donation of gunlocks
May 2, 2003 Opening of "Support Our Troops" campaign


Nov. 14, 2002 Cuts, Cuts And More Taxes
Nov. 12, 2002 "Formula for Disaster" radio campaign. Listen to the story
Aug. 15, 2002 Cops Rally for Raise
Mar. 25, 2002 Schwarz Indicted For Perjury
Feb. 28, 2002 Break For 3 Louima Cops