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2017

Nov. 10, 2017 Line-of-duty Widow Kathleen Murray Moran, wife of fallen P.O. Brian Murray, appeared on Fox 5 News Morning to discuss her new memoir "Life Detonated" about the aftermath of her husband's death while defusing a terrorist bomb on September 11, 1976.
Nov. 9, 2017 Report on the verdict in the trial of P.O. Brian Moore's killer, who was found guilty on all counts.
Nov. 6, 2017

PO Wayne Isaacs is acquitted of all charges in a “road rage” incident where he was attacked, struck and had his life threatened by motorist with a long criminal record.

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.
Sept. 16, 2017 Pat Lynch's response to Michael Isaacson's explanation about "teaching future dead cops" generated another round of national news most of which include Lynch's call for Isaacson's immediate firing.
Sept. 14, 2017 PBA president Pat Lynch is vehement in his opposition of the release by the department of body cam footage of a police involved shooting of a man with a knife and simulated gun.
July 12, 2017 Reports continue to appear about police officers turning their backs on the Mayor during the funeral for PO Familia.
July 11, 2017 Coverage of the funeral of P.O. Miosotis Familia.
July 11, 2017 Lynch interviewed on Fox & Friends.
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.
June 11, 2017 The PBA commissioned an environmental test at the 23 Pct. when an MOS was found to have Legionnaires disease.
June 6, 2017 Follow up story about the critical injuries to hero Police Officer Dalsh Veve include Pat Lynch’s call to charge the 15-year-old career-criminal as an adult and justifies charges against his two companions. 
June 5, 2017 Report on PO Dalsh Veve being dragged and critically injured in Brooklyn while responding to a shots fired call.
Apr. 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.

Mar. 1, 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.
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. 4, 2017 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 reports his comments noting that Lynch called for fair pay for police officers so “…they can live in the communities they protect.”

2016

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. 5, 2016 How the city honors its fallen hero.
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.
Oct. 24, 2016 During an interview on AM 970’s “The Cat’s Roundtable,”  PBA president Pat Lynch noted that PC O’Neill’s pronouncement of failure in the tragic death of an EDP was “rash” and that he came to that conclusion before anyone at the scene was interviewed by the department. 
Oct. 18, 2016  Pat Lynch reports that the dramatic increase in PBA Pension Seminar attendance is a result of low pay and low morale.  
Sept. 26, 2016 Report on the PBA protest at the Mayor’s gym before the event began. 
Sept. 25, 2016 Report on the PBA's planned demonstrations this week at the Prospect Park YMCA to demand a fair contract with competitive wages from Mayor de Blasio. 
Sept. 9, 2016 Report on Pat Lynch's emotional address during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Police Memorial in Battery Park City, in which he told the families of fallen 9/11 heroes that current New York City police officers would carry on their legacy. 
Aug. 25, 2016 PBA names Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke as Man of the Year.
Aug. 11, 2016 Fox 5 News updates its story on the dispute over changes to Paid Detail agreement with the Department's statement that the current contracts have been extended through at least September 30. Fox once again noted Pat Lynch's statement that police officers are forced to rely on Paid Detail work because their regular salaries are below market rate.
Aug. 3, 2016 Report on the second day of the union’s trailing the Mayor to his workout.
July 25, 2016 Pat Lynch said that the NYPD’s purchase of ballistic vests will provide “immediate protection” for patrol officers but notes that without long rifles, officers will not be able to counter the immediate threat of an active shooter.  Lynch said it’s a typical half measure by this administration. 
June 10, 2016 Report on the PBA's intention to support an opponent to Mayor de Blasio's reelection.  Pat Lynch said the next election will be a referendum on public safety and that the PBA wants a Mayor who runs the city and is not always campaigning.
May 12, 2016 Pat Lynch appeared on Fox News’s O’Reilly Factor on Thursday evening to talk about the impact of cell phone videos on law enforcement and police morale.
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.
Apr. 12, 2016 Report on a mailer to progressive households that notes that, as the NYPD became more diverse, the comparable level of police pay has declined from being the highest paid to the lowest.
Mar. 23, 2016 The Brooklyn District Attorney has recommended that former PO Peter Liang serve no jail time in a fatal accidental shooting.   PBA president Pat Lynch told the media that criminalizing an accident serves no good purpose and that the DA should never have indicted the officer to begin with.
Mar. 16, 2016 The PBA’s first ever membership survey continues in the news for a second day with a commentary session.
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. 12, 2016

Pat Lynch discusses the need for improvements in city housing projects in order to make it safe for patrol and residents.

Feb. 10, 2016 Hero police officer Diara Cruz is released from the hospital to be greeted by the PBA president and a host of her friends and colleagues.
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. 
Feb. 4, 2016 Pat Lynch calls the department’s plan to wake a sleeping passengers on subway trains an attempt to conceal the fact that there are not enough police officers to cover the subway and calls it a band-aid approach. 
Jan. 20, 2016 A terrorist threat against police officers in Philadelphia and NYC that originated in Manhattan resulted in warnings by the NYPD and the PBA to officers to take all precautions.

2015

Dec. 30, 2015 Funeral of American hero and NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Dec. 11, 2015 Street renaming ceremony in honor of P.O. Brian Moore.
Nov. 25, 2015 PBA president Patrick J. Lynch states that lives can be saved during a Paris style terrorist attack by equipping and training patrol officers who are the most likely to be the first responders.  Lynch gave the same advice following the coordinated attacks in Mumbai
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. 5, 2015 Report on the early morning protest in front of the penthouse of PERB chairman Howard Edelman
Oct. 30, 2015 Quentin Tarantino's dad says son 'dead wrong' calling police 'murderers'
Oct. 29, 2015 Cops will be there to 'serve and protect' when Quentin Tarantino premieres 'The Hateful 8'
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." 
Oct. 8, 2015 Coverage of the PBA’s objections to the CCRB’s substantiation of the use of force complaint in the Blake case continues to be reported. 
Oct. 7, 2015 Calling the CCRB a “…cop-hating branch of the New York Civil Liberties Union” PBA president Pat Lynch said that their substantiation of the use of force complaint in the Blake case is “no surprise” and that the officers would be vindicated upon a complete review of the facts.
Oct. 1, 2015 Lynch quoted in story about the NYPD’s new use-of-force tracking system.
Sept. 10, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch calls the modifying of a police officer in a mistaken identity arrest is “premature and unwarranted” and that no officer should face punitive action before a thorough investigation is done. 
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 8, 2015 Report of Cuomo signing the order for a special prosecutor, and Pat Lynch’s concerns about it.
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 22, 2015 Pat Lynch comments that hiring 1,000 more police officers is “a drop in the bucket” given the department is down by 7,000 since 2001.
June 11, 2015 Over one hundred police officers joined Pat Lynch and PBA board members at the arraignment of cold blooded cop killer Demetrius Blackwell in Queens Criminal Court. Afterwards Lynch told assembled reporters that we gather to support the officer’s family and to send a message to the criminal community that when they attack one of us, they attack all of us.
May 15, 2015 APNewsBreak: Cuomo sides with NYC unions on disability pay
May 8, 2015 Report on the massive turnout for Police Officer Brian Moore's funeral.
May 7, 2015 Fox 5 quotes Lynch citing the "dire need" for more police to curb neighborhood shootings.
  Reports from May 3 and May 4 on the Brian Moore shooter’s arraignment and Lynch’s comments outside of the Queen’s Courthouse.
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.”
Jan. 16, 2015 Lynch is not concerned with polls of civilians saying “I fight for and speak for police officers of the City of New York and they are the only ones whose opinions I care about.”
Jan. 12, 2015 Pat Lynch tells Fox 5 News in a story on terror prep that the PBA supports the department’s tactical memo to be alert and safe.
Jan. 11, 2015

Pat Lynch appears on Fox News 5 to support the tactical memo issued to warn MOS how to prevent attacks against police.

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. 5, 2014 Amid the extensive coverage of the outpouring of love and respect for PO Liu shown at his funeral, there were sidebar stories about officers turning their backs on the mayor for the third time.  Pat Lynch called it a demonstration of how many officers feel and that it was organic and respectfully done. He also noted that his members have every right to express their feelings and that their feelings should be respected. 
Jan. 3, 2014 Wake for Officer Liu.

2014

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. 23, 2014

Fox news reports the continuing tension between police and City Hall.

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 assassination of Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn.

Dec. 19, 2014

Fox 5 News quoted Pat Lynch's praise for the officers who apprehended the second "miscreant" who is suspected of assaulting two police officers on the Brooklyn Bridge.  The report also mentioned the leaked audio tape in which Pat Lynch called for police officers to exercise discretion.

Dec. 18, 2014

In an interview with Sean Hannity, Pat Lynch said that the Mayor is walking away from the police officers who are simply carrying out the policies he creates.

Dec. 17, 2014 Fox News reports a call from Lynch for the Mayor not to meet with protest organizers until they denounce assaults against police.   
Dec. 16, 2014 Pat Lynch called for the Mayor to decline to meet with protest organizers until they publicly denounce the individuals who assaulted two police officers earlier this week.
Dec. 13, 2014 Fox 5 News reported on the PBA's annual holiday party for the families of police officers killed in the line of duty
Dec. 13, 2014 Fox 5 News reported Pat Lynch's comments that City leaders should not be allowed to shed "crocodile tears" at the funerals of police officers. 
Dec. 9, 2014 In an afternoon appearance on Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto, Pat Lynch cited this morning's shooting of a knife-wielding assailant in a Brooklyn synagogue — once again recorded on bystanders' cell phones — as an example of the increasing scrutiny on police officers as they confront extremely volatile and dangerous situations.
Dec. 8, 2014 Lynch told Fox News's Megyn Kelly that police officers place themselves in harm's way to protect all members of every community.
Dec. 5, 2014 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. Early and late stories.
Nov. 13, 2014

Most local newspapers and electronic media report on the City Council’s ridiculous proposals to require police of obtain written or audio permission before conducting a search and another proposal to make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor crime.  Pat Lynch said the proposal were unnecessary and would endanger police officers and the public. 

Nov. 10, 2014 Lynch expresses concern that police officers will be “left holding the bag if crime rises because of a poor policy” in regards to the change in marijuana enforcement.
Nov. 6, 2014 Fox 5 News does a "first day on the job" follow up story on the appointment of 1st Dep. Com. Tucker where Lynch support for his appointment is noted.
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. 
Nov. 6, 2014 Pat Lynch praises Police Commissioner Bratton’s choice of Benjamin Tucker, a 22-year veteran of the NYPD, for 1st deputy commissioner.
Oct. 31, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch pledges to closely monitor the implementation of any changes resulting from the stop, question and frisk federal suit following the latest court ruling.
Oct. 10, 2014 Report about the contract related ads placed in major and community newspapers.
Oct. 9, 2014 Pat Lynch sets the record straight about video purporting to show an officer “robbing” a suspect noting that the individual was stopped because he fit the description of a man with a gun and that all the property was properly vouchered. See also Part 1 and Part 2 of the PBA recorded full and unedited interview with Fox News.
Sept. 26, 2014 Funeral of Michael Williams
Sept. 21, 2014 The media continues to report on the follow up review of the autopsy in the Eric Garner case adding the family's reaction from Sharpton's National Action Network headquarters where they call for an arrest.  The union's position and Pat Lynch's remarks are included
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 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. 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. 
Aug. 23, 2014

In a second appearance on the Fox News morning program Fox & Friends, Pat Lynch discussed the silent majority of New Yorkers who support police officers instead of Al Sharpton's self-serving anti-police rally. He also discussed the impact of September 11 on police officers and their families, noting the more than 60 officers who have passed away due to 9/11-related illnesses since then, and the many more who continue to suffer.

Aug. 22, 2014 Pat Lynch appeared on the morning program "Fox & Friends" to discuss the Eric Garner case and Al Sharpton's anti-police rally.  He said that Sharpton's message that individuals "don't have to listen to the police" has lead to an increasing number of resisting arrest cases, creating a dangerous situation for both police officers and the public.
Aug. 20, 2014 Pat Lynch appeared on the O'Reilly Factor to discuss the Eric Garner case and Al Sharpton's anti-police rally. Lynch noted once again that Sharpton has never been a credible leader, saying that elected officials have put him on pedestal simply because they are "afraid" of his media influence.
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.
August 1, 2014 The PBA responds to the Medical Examiner’s findings in the death of Eric Garner.
July 22, 2014 In an effort to educate the public about issues police routinely face and in defense of our members, Pat Lynch appeared on Fox News program “Hannity” where he joined the host, Sean Hannity, a legal analyst and a democratic strategist in a frank discussion about the tragic death of a man in custody on Staten Island.  The discussion was cut short when Fox News went to some primary election results.
  Fox reports on the death on Staten Island on July 19, July 20 and July 21.
May 19, 2014 Heroic and severely injured police officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital. 
Apr. 14, 2014 Funeral of Police Officer Dennis Guerra.
Apr. 10, 2014 Report of the death of hero police officer Dennis Guerra.
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. 26, 2014 Police Officer James Li was shot three times in a gunfight with a perp who had boarded the back of a city bus without paying a fare.  Li and his partner, Police Officer Randy Chow were on patrol in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn when the incident occurred.  PBA president Pat Lynch joined Police Commissioner William J. Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio for a briefing in Kings County Hospital where Officer Li was being treated following the shootout.
Jan. 30, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch expresses “serious concerns” about the stop and frisk settlement’s impact on police officers and insists that the PBA will “make every effort” to protect our members rights.

2013

Nov. 21, 2013 Fox News reports on the PBA’s annual “Finest of the Finest” awards luncheon at the Water Club where police officers honor other police officers for extraordinary heroism in the face of grave dangers. 
Sept. 23, 2013 Pat Lynch appears at a news conference urging sick and injured 9/11 first responders, recovery workers and survivors who aren't already registered with the Victim Compensation Fund to do so before Oct. 3 — the deadline to file for financial compensation.
Jul. 2, 2013 PBA members join Pat Lynch in handing out informational flyers asking for constituents to contact council members Daniel Garodnick and Jessica Lappin to tell them that they are opposed to the “biased based” policing and IG 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. 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.
May 15, 2013 A Bronx judge dismissed charges against PO Richard Haste in the shooting of an unarmed perp. At two separate media encounters, Pat Lynch supports the judge’s decision, explains the difficult choices police officers face and states that there would have been no indictment in the first place had the grand jury been given proper instructions. The judge left the door open to the Bronx DA to present the case to another grand jury. 
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. 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, 2013 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. 4, 2013 The release of two of three officers shot on the same day is reported.

2012

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. 15, 2012

PBA president Pat Lynch stands with Senators Gillibrand and Schumer, Congressman King and other first responders in opposition to budget cuts that would reduce Zadroga Bill funding by $38 million.

Oct. 5, 2012 In the PBA’s continuing effort to deny cop-killers parole, Pat Lynch joins the family of murdered PO Ed Byrne in delivering an impact statement against the parole of his four killers.
Sep. 3, 2012 Pat Lynch joins family members of PO Edward Byrne, who was assassinated by drug dealers in 1988, and Senator Charles Schumer in calling for the state Parole board to deny parole to the four cop-killers.
Jun. 14, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks in support of  PO Richard Haste following the officer’s indictment. Reports at 5 PM and 10 PM.
Jun. 11, 2012 Pat Lynch defends the actions of PO Richard Haste, and believes he will be exonerated at trial.
May 2, 2012 Fox 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.
Apr. 10, 2012 Fox Business covers the PBA’s radio ads about stress being caused by IAB bosses in traffic court.
Mar. 20, 2012 Pat Lynch joins the Public Advocate in announcing the release of medical information for 9/11-related cancer-stricken MOS to Mt. Sinai and calls for cancer to be included in the Zadroga bill.
Feb. 13, 2012 This local report and coverage on the national program "Studio B," followed a major PBA news conference at which Pat Lynch demanded the release of 9/11 cancer statistics from the NYPD and an expert forensic scientist Dr. Richard Lee explained the types of carcinogens and toxins found on the uniform of 9/11 first responder PO Alonzo Harris. Assemblyman Micah Kellner and State Senator Diane Savino, who are are submitting legislation to compel the release of the data, and Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio joined in pressing for the release of this critical cancer data.
Feb 10, 2012 Bellevue Hospital was the scene of the “walkout” for PO Kevin Brennan.  We’re all glad to see him go home safely. See news reports from 5 PM and 6PM.
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.
Feb. 1, 2012 President Pat Lynch reacts to the interim order banning off-duty use of objects or apparel bearing NYPD logo.
Jan. 18, 2012 Pat Lynch’s reaction to the Governor’s proposed state budget.
Jan. 4, 2012 The killers of PO Figoski appear in court.  Reports from 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

2011

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.
Dec. 17, 2011 The PBA donates hundreds of toys to the Brownsville Recreational Center where members of the community hold a memorial service for slain officer Figoski.
Dec. 16, 2011

A large contingent of PBA members join Pat Lynch at the indictment of the killers of PO Figoski.

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 the reports from 5 PM and 10 PM.
Dec. 11, 2011 PBA president Pat Lynch opposes legislation that, if passed, would require newly hired police officers to live within the confines of the five boroughs of the city.
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. View the 5 PM report.
Sep. 7, 2011 At a press conference with several members of the US Congress, Pat Lynch speaks about police exposure to toxins during and after 9-11-01.
Apr. 13, 2011 Pat Lynch states the cancellation of the 540 cadets for an April class will compromise safety for the public and police officers:
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. 18, 2011 Coverage of P.O. Schaberger's funeral and that of a fallen Nassau police officer.
Mar. 13, 2011 Pat Lynch stands with the Mayor and Police Commissioner at the news conference announcing the murder of PO Alain Schaberger.
Feb. 9, 2011 News coverage from the joint press conference on the steps of City Hall denouncing the mayor’s attack on the VSF and Police and Fire pensions.
Jan. 3, 2011 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.

2010

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.
Nov. 29, 2010 Pat Lynch is part of a lobbying delegation in Washington DC that unveiled the shields of police officers who died from toxic exposure following 9/11.
Oct. 27, 2010 Pat Lynch calls the killers of PO Russel Timoshenko “maggots who should never walk the streets.”
Jun. 30, 2010 Pat Lynch leads the charge against over-turning 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.
Jun. 4, 2010 Pat Lynch lashes out against the parole of the murderer of Police Officer Stephen Gilroy.
May 25, 2010 PBA president Pat Lynch calls the proposed "shoot to wound" legislation "absurd."
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 affect on police officers, particularly newer ones.
Apr. 5, 2010 As wounded PO Robert Salerno is released from Lincoln Hospital, his parents praise the department and the PBA for their support during his recovery.
Feb. 22, 2010 Pat Lynch reacts to acquittal of three officers falsely accused of sodomizing a perp or attempting to cover it up.
Jan. 21, 2010 Pat Lynch says three officers will be cleared at 71 Pct. alleged “sodomy” trial.

2009

Oct. 19, 2009 Endorsement of Bloomberg for Mayor
Jun. 11, 2009 Police and Fire protest Gov. Paterson's veto of the Tier II pension.
April 28, 2009 In a Fox 5 exclusive, Pat Lynch states there are not enough police officers to fight crime and terrorism simultaneously as Fox 5 reports a plan to replace police with TSAs doing bag searches in the subway.
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.
Mar. 17, 2009 Former NYPD detective and Fox News reporter Mike Sheehan joins the PBA's ranks during St. Patrick's Day parade.
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.

2008

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. 18, 2008 More reactions to absurd not-guilty verdict and Timoshenko/ Enchautegui follow up report

Dec. 13, 2008

Fox5 News interviews Pat Lynch regarding more budget cuts and layoffs
Nov. 13, 2008 Cop killer sentenced to life in prison without parole
Nov. 10, 2008 Pat Lynch speaks at the opening of the Timoshenko murder trial.
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
June 26, 2008 Officer Timoshenko's mother says cop killers shouldn't be allowed to live
Jun. 25, 2008 MOS from the 71 Pct. and Pat Lynch support Timoshenko family at first of many court dates in murder of PO Russel Timoshenko.
May 28, 2008 PBA supports family of deceased PO Eric Hernandez as his assailants are sentenced in Bronx Criminal Court.
May 20, 2008 Firefighters will reopen contract to take advantage of PBA's success.
May 19, 2008 PERB award for 2004/06 police officers contract
Apr. 25, 2008 Verdict in Sean Bell trial and reaction by Lynch
Apr. 23, 2008 Lynch offers free ad space in PBA magazine for high paying police departments to recruit
Apr. 4, 2007 PBA president blames low top pay for ability of other departments to recruit NYPD veterans.
Apr. 2, 2008 PO Michael Carey testifies at the Bell trial.
Feb. 29, 2008 PBA president reacts to cop-bashing museum display
Jan. 31, 2008 Finest of the Finest awards ceremony
See also stories from current year.

2007

Dec. 10, 2007 Police union leaders join elected official on the steps of City Hall to call for the continued incarceration of a cop killer.
Dec. 8, 2007 Television news coverage of the annual PBA party for the families of officers who fell in the line of duty.
Nov. 9, 2007 Murderer of PO Dillon Stewart sentenced to life without parole. 
Oct. 30, 2007 Pat Lynch demands apology from Bloomberg for Zadroga insult.
Oct. 18, 2007 The PBA challenges the NYPD's mandatory alcohol testing policy in federal court on constitutional grounds. 
Oct. 11, 2007 Jury takes less than two hours to convict killer of PO Dillon Stewart.
Sep. 17, 2007 Pat Lynch joins PO Dillon Stewart's wife at the opening of the murder trial.
Jul.19, 2007 Funeral of P.O. Timoshenko
Jul. 17, 2007 Wake for P.O. Timoshenko
Jul. 15, 2007 Follow-up to earlier video
Jul. 15, 2007 Rearraignment of alleged killers of PO Russel Timoshenko
Jul. 13, 2007 Arraignment of shooters
Jul. 13, 2007 Pat Lynch delivers a message from the Timoshenko family at Kings County Hospital.
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.
Jun. 4, 2007 Lynch testifies before the City Council on the NYPD's staffing crisis.
May 22, 2007 Low NYPD pay puts PO's family at risk of eviction. 
May 20, 2007 PBA reacts to off-duty shooting in the Bronx
Mar. 5, 2007 PBA supports police officer Michael Carey at grand jury in shooting incident
Jan. 16, 2007 Lynch and 111 Pct collar burglary suspect.
Jan 8, 2007 Pat Lynch says low top pay for police officers has caused recruitment problem.

2006

Dec. 12, 2006 Pat Lynch slams CUNY for center named in honor of a cop killer.
Dec. 9, 2006 TV coverage of the PBA Widows' and Children's Holiday Party
Dec. 4, 2006 PBA/DEA meet with Queens DA seeking fair treatment.
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.
May 5, 2006 Lynch blames thugs for death of P.O. Hernandez
April 24, 2006 2nd VP Mubarak Abdul-Jabbar calls for action against Russian diplomat
Apr. 2, 2006 Pat Lynch Joins Council Speaker Christine Quinn in Seeking $9 Million to Upgrade 18,000 Vests
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. 20, 2006 A PBA grievance results in a city arbitrator ordering the NYPD to cease and desist from using illegal summons quotas in Brooklyn's 75 Precinct.
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 killers.

2005

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. 13, 2005 News coverage of the indictment of Allan Cameron accused of killing PO Dillon Stewart and the wake for PO Daniel Enchautegui.
Dec. 10, 2005 News coverage of the heroic action and tragic death of PO Daniel Enchautegui
Dec. 6, 2005 20,000 police officers honor fallen comrade at funeral
Dec. 4, 2005 Lynch joins Senator Schumer in calling for tougher gun laws
Dec. 1, 2005 Lynch at indictment of the murderer of PO Dillon Stewart
Nov. 29, 2005 Pat Lynch calls for death penalty at courtroom where suspect is charged with the murder of Police Officer Dillon Stewart
Oct. 21, 2005 Lynch calls Conroy conviction "wrong."
Sep. 23, 2005 Pat Lynch speaks about desensitizing our children to violence in news stories about a new, violent police video game.
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. 19, 2005 Pat Lynch joins Senator Chuck Schumer in voicing opposition to a violent video game where the goal is to kill police.
Jun. 8, 2005 Patrick Caprice released from hospital
Mar. 7, 2005 Mistrial declared in Zongo case
Mar. 3, 2005 Quality of new recruits questioned

2004

Sep. 13, 2004 Pat Lynch demands the death penalty
Aug. 23, 2004 PBA writes to President Bush
Aug. 19, 2004 PBA ad about Bloomberg's lies
Jul. 19, 2004 More on picketing at Garden
Jul. 16, 2004 Police and firefighters picket Madison Square Garden
Jun. 11, 2004 Judge Laura Blackburne helps suspect sneak out of courtroom
Jun. 8, 2004 Teachers, Firefighters, Police to Demand Wage Hikes
Mar. 25, 2004 Good Morning New York
Mar. 24, 2004 Falsification of crime statistics
Feb. 10, 2004 Police Union Calls On Commissioner Kelly To Resign
Feb. 5, 2004 Officer Who Collapsed On Duty Laid To Rest With Honors
Jan. 26, 2004 Lynch speaks out against rush to judgment
Jan. 23, 2004 Rally against parole for George Werdann's killer
Jan 9, 2004 Rally against parole for Herman Bell
Jan 6, 2004 PBA opposes parole for copkiller
Jan 5, 2004 Billboard in Times Square

2003

Dec. 17, 2003 PBA's Finest of the Finest ceremony honoring the heroic actions of police officers
Nov. 18, 2003 PBA suit against cop-shooter William Hodges
Apr. 17, 2003 Safety impact of budget cuts
Apr. 9, 2003 Cuts in overtime threaten safety
Apr. 9, 2003 PBA ad campaign
Mar. 19, 2003 Masks finally arrive
Jan. 14, 2003 Budget cuts

2002

Nov. 19, 2002 Pat Lynch appears on the Fox-Network’s “O’Reilly Factor,” debating the lawyer for William Hodges, the cop-shooter that Judge Laura Blackburne released recently on a technicality.