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2017

Nov. 9, 2017 Report on the verdict in the trial of P.O. Brian Moore's killer, who was found guilty on all counts.  NY1 News carried the press conference with the Moore family and Pat Lynch live.
Nov. 9, 2017 Report on jury deliberations in the murder of police officer Brian Moore.
Oct. 20, 2017 Report on the start of the murder trial in the killing of police officer Brian Moore.
Oct. 11, 2017 Report on the PBA's and various other unions' positions in the upcoming Mayoral election.
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 17, 2017 Report on the Brooklyn Cyclones honoring the family of P.O. Miosotis Familia during their NYPD Appreciation Night.  First Vice President John Puglissi told reporters that the event shows how the NYPD family has come together to support P.O. Familia's family following her death.
July 11, 2017 Coverage of the funeral of P.O. Miosotis Familia.
July 10, 2017 New York 1 News reports on the memorial on the10th Anniversary of the death of hero officer Russel Timoshenko.  Members of the 71 Pct. were joined by Lynch and the PC.
July 5, 2017 Speaking at St. Barnabas early this morning following the assassination of P.O. Miosotis Familia, Pat Lynch implored the public to help put an end to threats and violence against police officers. NY1 News carried the full press conference live.
June 16, 2017 Fifteen-year-old Justin Morrell is charged as an adult in the attempted murder of PO Dalsh Veve.
June 11, 2017 The PBA commissioned an environmental test at the 23 Pct. when an MOS was found to have Legionnaires disease. 
June 5, 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. 
May 18, 2017 In support of both the NYPD Hispanic Society and the Ramos Foundation, the PBA will support the boycott of the Puerto Rican Day Parade which is honoring a founding member of the FALN terror group.  The FALN is responsible for nearly 100 bombings, some of which targeted and seriously injured NYC police officers.
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. 28, 2017 Following the unauthorized release of former PO Richard Haste’s disciplinary record, Pat Lynch slams the CCRB for it’s “anti-police” bias and reiterates his call for a criminal investigation. 
Mar. 21, 2017 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. 
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. 
Feb.13, 2017 During the lead in to the state of the city speech, a 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.
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, 2017 MOS mourn Steven McDonald

2016

Nov. 10, 2016 Funeral of Sgt. Tuozzolo
Nov. 5, 2016 Shooting of Sgt. Tuozzolo
Nov. 5, 2016 Lynch talks about brave recruit.
Nov. 1, 2016 Pat Lynch appeared on New York 1’s Inside City Hall program for a lengthy and wide ranging discussion on dissatisfaction with the City’s contract offer, inadequate staffing, the failure of community policing “programs” and much more. Part 1 and Part 2.
Oct. 28, 2016 Dozens of PBA members protested outside of WNYC studios as Mayor de Blasio was interviewed by host Brian Lehrer.
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.
Sept. 15, 2016 Likely mayoral candidate and City Council member Hakeem Jeffries complains about overtime earned by police officers on modified duty.  The story includes a portion of Pat Lynch’s response saying that there is no justification to deny those officers overtime until their cases are resolved.
Sept. 13, 2016 Pat Lynch speaks out on the issue of overtime for modified duty officers. He makes the point that modified duty status is not punitive action nor is a finding of any type and that there is no justification to deny an officer the ability to work overtime when the department requires.  “These officers have every right to continue to support their families…” he said.
Aug. 17, 2016 NY1 News's cameras caught the PBA billboard truck stationed in front of the Park Slope YMCA during the Mayor's morning workout routine and the story was featured during the viewer selected segment of The Call.
August 2, 2016 The PBA's fight for a fair contract drew extensive media coverage as more than 100 PBA members turned out for pop-up demonstrations that greeted the Mayor at Gracie Mansion and other stops on his morning routine in Park Slope. 
July 27, 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 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 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. 
Apr. 28, 2016 PBA president Pat Lynch was a guest on New York 1’s “Inside City Hall” with Errol Lewis and spoke about the findings of the PBA’s recent members survey, the status of contract negotiations and the need to equalize pension benefits for all of our members. 
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. 20, 2016 The PBA’s pay inequality message (mounted on a truck) is reported in a story about Mayor de Blasio’s first town hall meeting in Staten Island.
Apr. 16, 2016 A video-taped melee requiring a police response resulted in a video of an arrest with claims of excessive force.  PBA president Pat Lynch said a snippet of video never tells the full story and everyone must wait for all the facts before passing judgment.
Mar. 30, 2016 PBA president Pat Lynch cautions against a “rush to judgment” in the case of an arrested postal worker noting that no public comment should be made by anyone, including the Police Commissioner, until all of the facts are known.
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. 
Feb. 25, 2016 Governor Cuomo called for CCRB chair Richard Emery to apologize or resign for his “stuck pig” comment to which PBA president Pat Lynch said that Emery cannot take back the words and he must be dismissed or resign now.
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. 13, 2016 New York 1 News's political reporter, Grace Rauh, examines the political implications of the Liang verdict during which PBA Pat Lynch notes that turning an accident into a crime will have a "chilling effect" on patrol officers.  Lynch also notes that the mayor picks his words cautiously but that police officer need to see actions to feel supported.
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. 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. 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. 2, 2016 As the family of Ramarley Graham calls on Mayor de Blasio to fire police officer Richard Haste, PBA president Pat Lynch said: “Regardless of the facts in this case, a family lost a loved one and they have our sympathy, but grief and emotion can never override due process.”
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.
Jan. 14, 2016 Push for Raises for City Officials Gets de Blasio Nod of Approval — But with a Caveat

2015

Dec. 21, 2015 A police related 2015 wrap up, including the murders of police officers, the addition of 1,300 cops, the union's dissatisfaction with the arbitration outcome, protests against the Mayor and body cams, among other department initiatives.
Dec. 11, 2015 Street renaming ceremony in honor of P.O. Brian Moore.
Nov. 13, 2015 Report on the PERB decision.  Pat Lynch was quoted saying: "All we are asking for is to be treated and paid like the professionals we are.” He said that the 1 percent raises are "an insult to every police officer’s work and sacrifice." See also the PBA-recorded prior interview with Pat Lynch.
Nov. 11, 2015 The PBA contract rally in front of Gracie Mansion.
Oct. 15, 2015 CCRB: 29 Percent of Cases Investigated in September Ended with Evidence of Officer Misconduct
Oct. 9, 2015 Latest NYPD Class Begins Journey at New Academy
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. 16, 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. 
Sept. 11, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch defends the officer in the mistaken identity arrest noting that the officer was professional and prevented what he believed to be a person who just committed a crime from fleeing.
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. 
Sept. 4, 2015 Report on the PBA honoring Governor Andrew Cuomo with the "Man of the Year" award at the PBA convention.  In his remarks, Cuomo said that New York City police officers "saved the city" and "deserve to be paid for the job that [they] do." He also reiterated his support for legislation to equalize disability pension benefits for all police officers, calling the current disparity in benefits "unconscionable."
Aug. 31, 2015 Police Union Endorses McMahon for D.A.
Aug. 27, 2015 Following a lengthy New York 1 News report on the NYPD’s voluntary body cam program, reporter Courtney Gross explains that the PBA is opposed to the cameras and has lodged an improper practice motion with the city claiming that the use of the cameras should be the subject of bargaining.
Aug. 26, 2015 The PBA’s vehement opposition to Federally mandated “Stops and Frisk Receipts” is verbalized by Pat Lynch.
Aug. 8, 2015 Report on Pat Lynch's objections to new stop and frisk procedures.
Aug. 6, 2015 Report on the tentative seven-year contract between the City and the firefighters’ union.  Pat Lynch notes that the job of NYC police officers — who are still severely underpaid in comparison with other police officers, both locally and nationwide — is very different and has become more dangerous and complicated in recent years.
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 24, 2015 Pat Lynch defends two officers seen using necessary force on video.
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.
July 7, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch’s opposition to the appointment of a Special Prosecutor for death in custody cases was widely reported by the media.
June 5, 2015 Report on the Lynch landslide reelection.
June 2, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch says that the increase in shootings and murders are a result of a serious shortage of police officers, too many layers of oversight and “the constant second guessing” of police officers doing the difficult job of fighting crime.
June 1, 2015 Pat Lynch appeared on New York 1 News "Inside City Hall" for a lengthy, free wheeling discussion of staffing; contracts, arbitration all in the context of the PBA election. 
May 30, 2015 NY1 reports on the PBA/UFA call for equalization of disability pension made during a news conference on the steps of City Hall and in testimony by Pat Lynch and Steve Cassidy.
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 15, 2015

Interview with Pat Lynch regarding the Governor’s support for equalizing disability benefits for police officers.

May 8, 2015

Report on the massive turnout for Police Officer Brian Moore's funeral.

May 5, 2015 New York 1 News reports on the appearance of an improved relationship between the PBA and City Hall.
May 3, 2015 New York 1 News reports Lynch’s request that the public pray for police officer Moore and his family following a sobering visit to the hospital.  
Feb. 6, 2015 In a news report and on The Call, 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.
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. 27, 2015 Pat Lynch’s call to purchase vests and establish a replacement program has been heard by the de Blasio administration whose spokesperson said purchases can begin now and a funding for a replacement program has been allotted.
Jan. 18, 2015 New York 1 News reports that Pat Lynch pressure put on City Hall was about getting real support for police officers not an apology from the mayor.
Jan. 16, 2015 Report on the union's reaction to the purchase of new vests by the City Council where Pat Lynch praise the move but calls for a steady funding stream for regular replacement.
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 New York 1 News reports on the “Run for the Blue” car show where Pat Lynch notes the tremendous amount of support for NYC police officers from within and outside of NYC.
Jan. 12, 2015 In a NY 1 News report Pat Lynch says that the PBA will be closely monitoring NYPD management for violations of contract and law regarding actions against officers alleged to lack productivity.
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. 5, 2015 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. 

2014

Dec. 30, 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. 29, 2014 Report on the Police Academy graduation ceremony, which concluded with a solemn salute to fallen police officers Ramos and Liu.
Dec. 28, 2014 New York 1 reports Pat Lynch's expression of appreciation for the tens of thousands of police officers and others from around the country who attended the funeral of P.O. Rafael Ramos, as well as the large and small acts of kindness that police officers have received from average New Yorkers over the past week.
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. 20, 2014 New York 1 covered the assassination of Officers Liu and Ramos as well as the union conference after the removal of the fallen officers' bodies from Woodhull Hospital.
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 Pix 11 News, CBS 2 News, NY1 News and WNYC radio.  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. 13, 2014 NY1 continues to report on the "Don't Insult My Sacrifice" letter.
Dec. 12, 2014 Report on the PBA's "Don't Insult My Sacrifice" letters made available to police officers on Friday asking both the Mayor and City Council Speaker to refrain attending their funeral in the result of a their line of duty death.
Dec. 5, 2014 New York 1 News reported on the bodycam test which included the PBA's reaction to it.
Dec. 4, 2014 PBA Head Blasts Mayor Over Post-Decision Remarks
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. 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. News story and Call show.

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.
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. 29, 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. 10, 2014

New York 1 News aired a story where Pat Lynch defends the officer who is accused of stealing money from a suspect.  Lynch said the video caused people to jump to conclusions and that an good police officer's reputation was unnecessarily dragged through the mud.  Lynch set the record straight. 

Oct. 8, 2014 New York 1 News reports on the formal release of the CCRB’s chokehold report with Pat Lynch saying the report is meaningless.
Sept. 29, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch called the CCRB’s chokehold report “meaningless” because it’s based on unsworn complaints filed by criminals.
Sept. 27, 2014 NY1 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. 26, 2014 Funeral of Police Officer Michael Williams
Sept. 25, 2014 Pat Lynch responded to Judge Scheindlin's claim that police body cameras, one of the reforms ordered in the ruling, would have prevented the death of Eric Garner.
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. 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

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. 31, 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. 15, 2014 Pat Lynch responds to a news conference by "Black Law Enforcement Professionals" who claim the officers involved in the Garner case should be "charged, prosecuted and jailed" by saying the that the PBA offers no apology for vehemently defending these officers against a rush to judgment in this case. 
Aug. 6, 2014

While the whirlwind surrounding a death in custody continues, Pat Lynch continues to support and defend the officers involved through appearances in mass media.  Here is an interview he did on New York 1’s Inside City Hall on August. 6th.

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. 2, 2014 NY1 reports the preliminary cause of death in Garner case with PBA president Pat Lynch's remarks focusing on the deceased's serious health problems and resistance to arrest. 
Aug.1, 2014 The PBA responds to the Medical Examiner’s findings in the death of Eric Garner
July 27, 2014 A lengthy report about the death in custody include Pat Lynch’s statement about arrest video’s being only partial information that demands complete review before reaching conclusions.
  The PBA responds to reports of a death in custody on July 19 and July 20.
June 12, 2014 SI School's Coaches Challenge Eighth Graders to Game, Raise Funds for Student's Medical Costs
May 19, 2014 Heroic and severely injured police officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital. 
May 1, 2014 The PBA announced that PERB has granted our petition and declared an impasse in our contract negotiations with the city.  A mention of the change in status and the PBA’s objection to the city’s offer of zeroes was published in stories about the UFT contract. 11:00 AM and 11:30 AM reports.
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.
Apr. 14, 2014 Funeral of Police Officer Dennis Guerra.
Apr. 10, 2014 Report of the death of hero police officer Dennis Guerra.
Mar. 14, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch joined an array of labor leaders at a news conference on March 10 in support of legislation called the Education Tax Credit which, if it becomes law, will help PBA members and other union workers to afford a good education for their children.
Feb. 28, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch joined by a large group of officers tells the media that attempted cop-killer Robinson shot PO Li because he “doesn’t like cops.”  Lynch noted that he should never be able to walk the streets of NY again as a free man. 
Feb. 27, 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.
Jan. 23, 2014 Pat Lynch and members of the PBA’s a board were joined by police widow Diane Piagentini and her daughter, Mary, to ask for the public to oppose the parole of cold-blooded cop-killers Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom by visiting the PBA's “Keep Cop Killers In Jail” website. 

2013

Dec. 22, 2013 The NYC PBA continued a time-honored tradition of supporting needy communities during the holiday season by donating hundreds upon hundreds of toys to those in need.  The first event was at 1000 hours when the PBA Canteen and a panel truck carried loads of toys to the Church of the Nazarene on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway.  The church serves a poor community that was ravaged by the Superstorm Sandy last October. New York 1 News Queens reporter Tamara Wooley covers the story.
Dec. 5, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch supports the appointment of Bill Bratton as the new Police Commissioner, while noting that draconian discipline and staff shortages have crushed morale
Nov. 2, 2013 New York 1 news reports accusations of “race baiting” in the Brooklyn DA’s race noting that the PBA endorsed Ken Thompson for election.
Nov. 1, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch is quoted in a NY1 report regarding the removal of Judge Scheidlin’s from the stop and frisk case and the staying of her remedies pending a hearing before a three-judge panel in March.
Oct. 15, 2013 On the day that the PBA filed its lawsuit challenging the City Council’s “bias policing law” New York 1 News aired a report on the legal action.
Oct. 14, 2013 The PBA announces that it will sue the City Council over the “bias based policing” law, now known as Local Law 71.
Aug. 21, 2013 The PBA endorses Peter Vallone, Jr.
Aug. 13, 2013

During a live interview on New York 1 News’ interactive program “The Call” PBA president Pat Lynch fields questions about the impact of the federal stop and frisk decision, use of body cams, and sums up Bloomberg’s Mayoralty. 

Aug. 6, 2013 "Inside City Hall" kicks off its interview with Public Advocate candidate Cathy Guerriero by reporting and showing video of the recent endorsement of the “powerful” PBA.
Jul. 25, 2013 Ronell Wilson Sentenced To Death A Second Time For Killing Two NYPD Officers
Jul. 3, 2013 New York 1 News reports that the PBA continues the pressure to convince city council members to vote against the two anti-police bills as they hand our flyers in the district of council person Mark Weprin.  Pat Lynch explains why the bills are so dangerous. Watch also the 45-minute program, "The Call."
Jul. 2, 2013 PBA Protests NYPD Reform Bills
Jun. 28, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch pledges to use the full resources of the union to challenge “pro-crime” council members who voted for the “bias based” policing and IG bills saying “no council member who puts this city at risk will have a free ride in the next election.”  Lynch also stated that many council members failed to represent the interests “…pro-law enforcement constituents who cherish safe streets and all the positive things that safety brings to the city.” 
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 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. 
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.
Feb. 6, 2013 As both sides rest in the murder case of PO Peter Figoski, Pat Lynch disputes the defense’s argument  that the murderer, Lamont Pride, intended to shoot and kill the officer to get away.
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. 
Jan. 4, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch says  that there are not enough officers on patrol to fight gun violence as two of three officer shot on the same day are released from the hospital.

2012

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.
Oct. 24, 2012 Television reports on the outstanding work done by off-duty PO Ivan Marcano who was shot in the process of breaking up an armed robbery show Lynch at the hospital with the Mayor and the PC as they report the heroic action of this young officer.
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.
Sep. 24, 2012 Following the Mayor’s order to plan for 3% and 4% budget cuts over the next two years, PBA president Pat Lynch is interviewed about the need to hire additional officers and the benefits safety brings to the city’s economy.
Sep. 11, 2012

New York 1 News reports the memorial conducted at the 13th precinct marking the 11th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center.  In the story, Pat Lynch remembers those who died that day and also those who have died since having been sickened by toxic exposure.  Manhattan South Trustee John Flynn talks about the day as a possible terror target.

Sep. 3, 2012 Lynch says extra money generated by a modern chart should be used to hire more police and make pay more competitive.
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.
Jun. 11, 2012 Pat Lynch defends the actions of PO Richard Haste, and believes he will be exonerated at trial.
May 17, 2012 New York 1 News reports on the PBA ad campaign about ticket quotas, and the PBA endorsement of Council member Elizabeth Crowley for US Congress 6th District.
May 17, 2012 Pat Lynch calls for the maximum charge and sentence in the stabbing of PO Loor.
May 17, 2012 New York 1 News reports on the PBA’s position regarding stop and frisks.
May 3, 2012 New York 1 News covers the PBA’s Finest of the Finest awards ceremony.
May 2, 2012 New York 1 News reports the conviction of the killer of PO Alain Schaberger.
Apr. 26, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks to NY 1 News regarding the difficulty PO Schaberger’s family faced in hearing graphic details of their son’s murder.
Apr. 25, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks to NY 1 News following the day’s testimony in the murder of PO Alain Schaberger.
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.
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.
Mar. 5, 2012 Pat Lynch calls an Assemblyman’s proposal to require police to undergo a mental evaluation every three years “absolutely unnecessary.”
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. 13, 2012 This report 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. 
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. 5, 2012 New York 1 reports on the recent court action regarding ticket fixing and Pat Lynch pledges an aggressive defense.
Jan. 4, 2012 The killers of PO Figoski appear in court.

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

New York 1 News reports on indictments of officer Figoski’s killers, funeral arrangements and a gun buy back in the community.

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.
Nov. 25, 2011 Police Union Questions Resignation Of Investigator In Ticket-Fixing Scandal. Web and video versions.
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.
Oct. 27, 2011 New York 1 coverage of the department trial of Detective Isnora in the Sean Bell case.
Oct. 27, 2011 Interview with Pat Lynch and Officer Michael Carey following the department trial of Detective Isnora in the Sean Bell case.
Sep. 9, 2011 Pat Lynch and retired police officer Edwin Rivera who now suffers with 9/11 related cancer join UFA president Steve Cassidy on New York 1’s “Inside City Hall” for a discussion about exposure, cancer and the need to have the Zadroga Act cover cancer.
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. 4, 2011 Pat Lynch's reaction to a Manhattan Grand Jury's decision not to file criminal charges against officers in a Harlem case.
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. 6 PM newscast, 11 PM newscast, and Inside City Hall..

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.
Dec. 8, 2010 Pat Lynch appears in a NY 1 story as the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act comes near to a vote in the US Senate
Nov. 17, 2010 Pat Lynch skips Zadroga bill lobbying trip to Washington DC to honor fallen fellow officer David Mahmoud of the 75 Pct who died of 9/11 related cancer.  With the family's blessing, Lynch joined by hundreds of MOS spoke with the media about the urgent need to pass the Zadroga bill now.
Nov. 14, 2010 Pat Lynch has been named to Governor-elect Cuomo's public safety transition team.
Oct. 27, 2010 Pat Lynch calls the killers of PO Russel Timoshenko “maggots who should never walk the streets.”
Aug. 18, 2010 On New York 1, Pat Lynch joins Mayor Bloomberg and PC Kelly at the hospital following the on-duty wounding of PO Ricardo Riveras.
Jun. 30, 2010 A verdict in Federal court will require con man Michael Mineo to pay court costs and three police officer's legal costs for filing a "baseless" civil action claiming he was sodomized by a police officer on the subway. 
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.
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 effect on police officers, particularly newer ones.
Apr. 23, 2010 PBA president Pat Lynch calls for jury to decide the Critical Mass "bike push" case on the facts and to shun the publicity surrounding the case.
Apr. 9, 2010 In reponse to Mayor Bloomberg's announcement of no police layoffs, Pat Lynch calls for an expansion of the NYPD.
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.
Mar, 14, 2010 PBA President Pat Lynch joins elected officials in support of passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.  Lynch has been actively lobbying for the inclusion of cancers as a covered illness in the federal legislation.
Feb. 1, 2010 Pat Lynch supports three officers at alleged sodomy trial calling the charges "fiction."
See also stories on NY1 from previous years

2009

Oct. 19, 2009 PBA endorses Bloomberg
Sep. 4, 2009 PBA president Pat Lynch encourages members to take advantage of on-job motorcycle training.
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.
Feb. 10, 2009 PBA and public react to cancellation of January 2010 police class.
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.

2008

Dec. 23, 2008 Jury Clears Brancato on Murder Charges
Dec. 22, 2008 A verdict in the Brancato trial and reactions to the Timoshenko mistrial
Dec. 22, 2008 Mistrial Declared In Case of Cop's Third Accused Killer
Dec. 19, 2008 Dexter Bostick is guilty of all charges in murder of PO Russel Timoshenko
Dec. 17, 2008 Lynch decries the not-guilty verdict for the one of three defendents in the murder of PO Russel Timoshenko
Dec. 16, 2008 Pat Lynch responds to a proposal to create a new pension tier for future hires.
Dec. 16, 2008 The trials for the murders of PO Enchautegui and PO Timoshenko are given to juries for deliberation
Dec. 15, 2008 Updates on the trials for the murders of PO Daniel Enchautegui in the Bronx and PO Russel Timoshenko in Brooklyn
Dec. 13, 2008 NY 1 News interviews Pat Lynch regarding more budget cuts and layoffs
Dec. 13, 2008 Widows and children's party
Dec. 9, 2008 PBA reaction to indictment of three MOS in Brooklyn
Nov. 24, 2008 Report on the progress of the murder trial of PO Enchautegui.
Nov. 21, 2008 NY1 follows the murder trial of PO Timoshenko
Nov. 13, 2008 Cop killer sentenced to life in prison without parole
Nov. 12, 2008 Day two of the Timoshenko murder trial
Nov. 10, 2008 Pat Lynch speaks at the opening of the Timoshenko murder trial
Oct. 30, 2008 Lynch comments on the guilty verdict in killing of PO Enchautegui.
Oct. 29, 2008 NY 1 reports the jury starts deliberations in the PO Enchautegui murder trial.
Oct. 20, 2008 Lynch and board members on NY1 and Ch. 4 state the PBA's continued opposition to term limits and support for term limits extension bill in the City Council.
Oct. 2, 2008 Police unions join Councilman McMahon in seeking federal funding for more police.
Oct. 2, 2008 Pat Lynch discusses stress on police officers following the suicide of an MOS.
Aug. 22, 2008 Police Reach Tentative Deal For New Contract
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.
May 28, 2008 PBA supports family of deceased PO Eric Hernandez as his assailants are sentenced in Bronx Criminal Court.
May 19, 2008 City Police Officers To Get Almost 10 Percent Salary Increase
May 2, 2008 Lynch challenges Mayor on budget impact
Mar. 20, 2008 Kelly Says Low Starting Salary Is Still Affecting NYPD Recruitment
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
Feb. 26, 2008 Coverage of the 20th Anniversary Memorial for Police Officer Edward Byrne
Jan 31, 2008 Finest of the Finest awards ceremony

2007

Dec. 8, 2007 Coverage of the annual PBA party for the families of officers who fell in the line of duty.
Dec. 7, 2007 Kelly talks about unfair salaries at top and bottom of the scale
Nov. 16, 2007 More cops quit low paying NYPD for high paying Nassau PD
Nov. 12, 2007 PBA Won't Back Giuliani's Run For President
Oct. 30, 2007 With bonuses, veteran sanitation workers on collection earn more than veteran police officers.
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. 17, 2007 Wake for P.O. Timoshenko
Jul. 16, 2007 Police Shooting Suspects Arraigned On Murder Charges
Jul. 15, 2007 Rearraignment of alleged killers of PO Russel Timoshenko
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
Jun. 1, 2007 PBA sues for LOD injury for 9/11 responder
May 3, 2007 Pat Lynch makes a lengthy appearance on NY 1's Inside City Hall where he talks about unmanned RMPs, the recruiting and retention problem, pending contract and the Presidential race.  The segment is in two parts due to its length. Part 1 and Part 2.
Jan. 24, 2007 Lynch on NY1's Inside City Hall explains the need to pay NYPD police officers a salary comparable with other local departments.
Jan. 24, 2007 Lynch says low top-pay causes many to leave NYPD.
Jan. 22, 2007 PBA Recording Secretary Robert Zink joins elected officials in call for 9-11 health treatment funding.

2006

Dec. 12, 2006 Pat Lynch slams CUNY for center named in honor of a cop killer.
Nov. 28, 2006 Pat Lynch and Mike Palladino appear on NY 1's "Inside City Hall" program and criticize Mayor Bloomberg's pronouncement of "excessive force" in the weekend's shooting in Queens.
Nov. 28, 2006 Pat Lynch is interviewed following a day of testimony in the trial of the killer of Detectives Andrews and Nemorin.
Sep. 20, 2006 Pat Lynch condemns political news conference at Ground Zero
Sep. 14, 2006 On "Inside City Hall" and the news, Pat Lynch testifies at the City Council about post 9/11 health issues, the lack of tracking by the NYPD and need for federal funding for diagnosis and treatment.
Sep. 11, 2006 Pat Lynch on all things connected with September 11 on "Inside City Hall."
Aug. 2, 2006 Pat Lynch at Bronx Supreme Court regarding the death of PO Eric Hernandez.
Jul. 24, 2006 Police Officers Sign On To Union's 9/11 Health Registry
Jul. 8, 2006 NYPD Contract Talks Head To Binding Arbitration
Jun. 22, 2006 PBA endorses Andrew Cuomo for Attorney General
May 3, 2006 Fewer applicants for PO test causes city to make increased starting pay one of their demands. Lynch is critical of "productivity" gains to pay for it.
Apr. 28, 2006 Pat Lynch tells NY1 that higher top pay will solve the recruitment problem.
Apr. 24, 2006 Pat Lynch and board members join TWU President Roger Toussaint at a rally before he surrendered to serve 10-day jail sentence for the 3-day-long TWU strike last December.
Apr. 2, 2006 Pat Lynch Joins Council Speaker Christine Quinn in Seeking $9 Million to Upgrade 18,000 Vests
Mar. 30, 2006 Lynch Testifies at City Council and Calls for Revisions to Taylor Law
Mar. 3, 2006 Judge gives access to NYPD personnel files
Feb. 8, 2006 Lynch calls for full prosecution under "crimes against police" law of thugs who brutally attacked PO Hernandez.
Feb. 1, 2006 Man Accused Of Firing Uzi At Police Charged Under Tough New State Law
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 Autopsy To Determine Cause Of Police Officer's Death
Jan. 11, 2006 Pat Lynch appears on NY 1's "Inside City Hall" in a freewheeling discussion of the dangers of policing, the death penalty and contract negotiations.
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.
Jan. 9, 2006 Lynch blames city for "disastrously low" starting salary that is impacting recruiting.

2005

Dec. 15, 2005 Accused Cop Killers Arraigned From Hospital Beds
Dec. 14, 2005 A Somber Day In The Bronx As The NYPD Says Goodbye To Another Officer
Dec. 13, 2005 Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Draws Hundreds Of New York's Finest
Dec. 13, 2005 Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Officer Stewart Pleads Not Guilty
Dec. 6, 2005 Slain Officer Dillon Stewart Is Laid To Rest
Dec. 5, 2005 Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Draws Hundreds Of New York's Finest
Dec. 1, 2005 Accused Cop Killer Indicted In Two Separate Police Shootings
Nov. 29, 2005 Suspect In Officer's Murder Is Ordered Held Without Bail
Nov. 22, 2005 Commission Rules Queens Judge Should Be Fired For Helping Suspect Escape
Nov. 7, 2005 PBA president Pat Lynch joins Rep. Anthony Weiner in supporting legislation in Washington to make the posting of personal information about police officers illegal.
Oct. 21, 2005 Officer Convicted Of Criminally Negligent Homicide In Zongo Shooting
Aug. 4, 2005 NYC Police Officer Killed in Iraq
Jul. 13, 2005 NYPD Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, But Starting Pay Remains An Issue
Jun. 29, 2005 Pat Lynch appears on NY1's "The Road To City Hall" with Dominick Carter to discuss the PERB award and its impact.
Jun. 28, 2005 Police Union Reaches Contract Agreement With City
Jun. 15, 2005 Pat Lynch discusses the lack of a contract, the impending settlement, and the Mayoral race.
Jun. 13, 2005 Rape Inside Queens Subway Station Sparks Calls For More Security
Jun. 10, 2005 Police Officer Shot During Drug Bust Is Released From Hospital
Jun. 2, 2005 Police Union Places Ads As State Board Considers Pay Raise
Mar. 7, 2005 Mistrial declared in Conroy case
Feb. 16, 2005 Lynch discusses Zongo evidence
Jan. 7, 2005 Mayor Makes Joint Appearances With Rival Heads Of PBA, UFT

2004

Dec. 21, 2004 Pat Lynch talks about the contract negotiations and Bernard Kerik
Dec. 18, 2004 Mayor Warns Of Potential NYPD Layoffs
Nov. 17, 2004 PBA Calls For Dismissal Of Controversial Queens Judge
Nov. 17, 2004 Appeals Court Allows Trial For Man Accused Of Shooting Officer
Oct. 21, 2004 Drop In Officers Hits Some Precincts Harder
Sep. 17, 2004 Thousands Of NYPD Officers Head To Second Funeral This Week
Sep. 16, 2004 First Funeral Held For Fallen NYPD Detectives
Sep. 16, 2004 Members Of NYPD Gather To Remember Second Fallen Detective
Sep. 15, 2004 Former Partner Of Fallen Detective Remembers Him Fondly
Sep. 11, 2004 City's Finest Pay Respects To Officers Lost On 9/11
Aug. 31, 2004 Fellow Officers Rally For Contract For New York Police
Aug. 27, 2004 Mayor Expresses Frustration Over Contract Talks With Police Union
Aug. 24, 2004 Police Contract Dispute Bound For Arbitration
Aug. 23, 2004 Police, Fire Unions Turn To White House For Help In Contract Battle
Aug. 21, 2004 Police Union Threatens Lawsuit Over Protest Restrictions
Aug. 19, 2004 Police, Fire Unions Keep Up Demonstrations Over Lack Of Contract
Aug. 18, 2004 Police, Firefighters Rally Outside Mayor's Home
Aug. 14, 2004 Mayor Says He Doesn't Hold Grudge Against Police, Fire Unions
Aug. 11, 2004 Police, Firefighters Won't Rule Out Work Stoppage
Aug. 10, 2004 Firefighters, Police Protest Outside TV Studios
Aug. 4, 2004 PBA Holds Contract Protest At "National Night Out Against Crime"
Jul. 28, 2004 Police, Firefighters Head To City Hall To Demand Meeting With Mayor
Jul. 27, 2004 Police, Firefighter, Teachers Unions Keep Up Contract Protests Outside MSG
Jul. 23, 2004 Police, Firefighters Take To The Streets In Battle For New Contract
Jul. 19, 2004 Police, Firefighters, Teachers Picketing At MSG
Jul. 18, 2004 City Union Members, Seeking Benefits, To Begin Picketing At MSG
Jun. 14, 2004 Judge Who Helped Suspect Avoid Arrest Is Reassigned
Jun. 12, 2004 City Reaches Labor Agreement With Nearly 10,000 Workers
Jun. 8, 2004 Police, Firefighters, Teachers Team Up To Rally For New Contracts
May 28, 2004 Police Might Join Protests During Republican Convention
Mar. 25, 2004 Falsification of Crime Statistics
Feb. 11, 2004 Man Who Killed Two Police Officers In 1971 Is Denied Parole
Feb. 11, 2004 Officer Who Shot Unarmed Teen Testifies Before Grand Jury
Feb. 10, 2004 Police Union Calls On Commissioner Kelly To Resign
Feb. 5, 2004 Officer Who Collapsed On Duty Laid To Rest With Honors
Feb. 3, 2004 Victim's Son Calls For Parole Of Convicted Cop Killer
Jan. 27, 2004 Grand Jury Set To Convene In Fatal Police Shooting Of Teen
Jan. 26, 2004 Exclusive: Family Of Teen Slain By Police Calls For Arrest Of Officer. See also video of interview with Lynch
Jan. 9, 2004 Widow, PBA Urge Authorities Not To Parole Convicted Cop Killer
Jan. 7, 2004 Police Union Opposes Parole Of Convicted Cop Killers
Jan. 5, 2004 Times Square billboard says NYC cops deserve better pay

2003

Dec. 11, 2003 Kids Gather For Huge Holiday Party
Nov. 18, 2003 Civil Case Begins In Suit Filed By Police Officer Shot In 1999
Sep. 11, 2003 Roll Call Commemorates NYPD Officers Killed On 9/11
Jun. 8, 2003 Head Of Police Union Re-elected By A Landslide
May 29, 2003 Collecting Fines Loses Money For The City, Study Finds
May 15, 2003 PBA Claims It Has Evidence NYPD Is Pushing Ticket Quotas
May 13, 2003 Police Union Says Officers Forced To Meet Ticket Quotas
May 6, 2003 NYPD Officers To Receive Donated Gun Locks
Apr. 18, 2003 Councilman Proposes Letting NYPD Officers Moonlight As Security Guards Outside Bars
Apr. 16, 2003 As Budget Ax Falls On NYPD, Kelly Says Safety Won't Be Compromised
Apr. 16, 2003 Protests Follow Mayor's Bleak Budget Forecast
Apr. 10, 2003 Thousands Rally At WTC Site In Support Of U.S. Troops
Apr. 4, 2003 NYPD To Reduce Police Force Through Retirements, Not Layoffs
Mar. 14, 2003 Arraignment
Mar. 13, 2003
Alleged Triggerman In Police Shooting Arraigned On Murder Charges
Feb. 24, 2003 Clinton Helps Secure Federal Funding For Gas Masks For NYPD
Feb. 10, 2003 PBA Says Number Of Uniformed Officers At Lowest Level Since 1990
Jan. 17, 2003 Bloomberg: Cuts To NYPD Not Yet Needed
Jan. 16, 2003 Mayor Backs Off Talk Of Laying Off Police Officers
Jan. 13, 2003 Pared NYPD Budget, With Possible Layoffs, Delivered To City Hall
Jan. 11, 2003 Mayor To NYPD: Avoid Layoffs By Doing "More With Less"
Jan. 9, 2003 NYPD Considers First Layoffs Since '70s Fiscal Crisis

2002

Dec. 19, 2002 Criminal Charges Dismissed, Union Sues Alleged Cop Shooter
Dec. 6, 2002 Queens Judge Rules To Release Accused Cop Shooter
Nov. 8, 2002 Police Protest Release Of Accused Cop Killer In Queens
Oct. 23, 2002 Police, Fire Unions Back Pataki
Sep. 4, 2002 PBA Reaches Agreement With City On Two-Year Contract
Aug. 29, 2002 PERB To Review PBA's Demands
Aug. 20, 2002 Video of Pat Lynch's interview
Aug. 17, 2002 Bloomberg Still Says No to Pay Raises
Aug. 15, 2002 Thousands Of Police Officers Rally In Times Square For Bigger Raise
Aug. 15, 2002 Police Union Rallying in Times Square for Bigger Raise
Aug. 12, 2002 Police To Rally In Times Square For Bigger Raise
Aug. 10, 2002 Schumer Proposes Federal Aid For NYPD, FDNY Raises
Aug. 2, 2002 PBA Reportedly Close To Contract Agreement With The City
Aug. 2, 2002 Judge Who Ruled On Undercover Officers Takes Herself Off Case
Jul. 25, 2002 NYPD Opposes Revealing Identities Of Undercover Officers
Jul. 24, 2002 NYPD Opposes Revealing Identities Of Undercover Officers
Jul. 11, 2002 Wave Of Officers Leaves NYPD For Port Authority
Jun. 26, 2002 Officers Speak Out Against Possible Release of Cop Killer
May 20, 2002 Fallen Teammates Honored In FDNY, NYPD Football Game
May 12, 2002 NYPD Officers Honored In National Police Week
May 9, 2002 NYPD's Zero-Tolerance Alcohol Policy Goes Into Effect Today
May 8, 2002 PBA President Predicts Hundreds Of NYPD Officers Will Defect To Port Authority
Apr. 18, 2002 Cuomo Stands Firm On Pataki Jabs
Apr. 17, 2002 Cuomo Blasts Pataki's Performance After Sept. 11
Apr. 3, 2002 Schwarz Pleads Innocent To New Perjury Charges
Mar. 26, 2002 Charles Schwarz Slapped With Two New Perjury Charges
Mar. 24, 2002 Only Female Officer Killed In WTC Attacks Laid To Rest
Mar. 20, 2002 Female NYPD Officer Among Five Bodies Recovered At WTC
Mar. 18, 2002 PBA, City Resume Contract Negotiations
Mar. 12, 2002 Police Union Asks For 22 Percent Pay Raise
Mar. 7, 2002 Former Officer Schwarz Released On $1 Mil Bail
Mar. 2, 2002 Two Officers In Louima Case May Seek Reinstatement In NYPD
Mar. 1, 2002 Bail Hearing Set For Officer In Abner Louima Torture Case
Feb. 28, 2002 Federal Appeals Court Overturns Convictions Of Three Officers In Louima Case
Feb. 14, 2002 Bloomberg Plans To Take Police Officers From Their Desks To The Street
Feb. 14, 2002 Funeral Set For Only Female Officer To Die In WTC Attack
Feb. 6, 2002 WTC Widows Seeking Right To Bring Suit For Loved Ones
Jan 14, 2002 Police Commissioner Seeks To Change Pension Rules

2001

Dec. 21, 2001 Court Decision Could Lead To Higher Pay Raise For Police And Firefighters
Dec. 16, 2001 Christmas Party Held For Families Of Fallen Police Officers
Dec. 5, 2001 Officers Killed In WTC Receive NYPD Medal of Honor
Nov. 24, 2001 Police Officers Killed In WTC Tragedy To Receive Medal Of Honor
Sept. 25, 2001 Manhattan's Precinct 13 Mourns Its Missing Officers
July 27, 2001 Judge To Take Second Look At Charles Schwarz's Conviction
May 8, 2001 Rangel Reaches Out To PBA In Wake Of Diallo Decision
May 2, 2001 Police Union Unveils Billboard In Bid For Pay Raise
Apr. 24, 2001 NYPD Expected To Lose Record Number Of Officers This Year
Jan. 11, 2001 Police Union Holds Contract Rally At City Hall Park

2000

Dec. 19, 2000 City and Police Union Reach Impasse in Contract Talks
Dec. 17, 2000 PBA Holds Holiday Party for Families of Slain Officers
Sept. 7, 2000 Lazio Endorsed By Police Union, Makes Changes to Tax Plan
July 21, 2000 Officer Kelly Laid to Rest
July 18, 2000 Search for Motorcycle Driver in Crash that Killed Police Officer
July 17, 2000 Officer Killed in Car Crash
June 16, 2000 Officers Transferred to 70th Precinct After Louima Case Win Lawsuit
May 31, 2000 Officer Buried Following Fatal Accident
May 29, 2000 Officer Recovering Following Accident That Killed Two
May 28, 2000 Police Officer, NY Post Driver Killed in Brooklyn Collision
Mar. 31, 2000 Police and Community Relations Discussed at City Council Forum
Mar. 29, 2000 PBA Head Criticizes Riot Helmet Order for Dorismond Funeral
Mar. 7, 2000 Police Officers Awaiting Sentencing
Mar. 6, 2000 Attorney for Officer in Diallo Case Meets with Justice Department
Feb.28, 2000 Closing Arguments in Second Louima Trial
Feb. 24, 2000 Jury in Amadou Diallo Trial Resumes Deliberations
Feb. 9, 2000 Defense Witness Says Officers Shot Diallo After He Fell
Feb. 3, 2000 Diallo's Roomate, Neighbor Testify in Trial
Feb. 2, 2000 First Witness Testifies in Diallo Trial
Jan. 26, 2000 Police Officers Save Lives in Queens Fire
Jan. 11, 2000 Heroic Former Officer Comes Out in Support of Louima Cop
Jan. 4, 2000 Court Bars NYPD From Giving Out Special Raises, Promotions

1999

Dec. 17, 1999 Diallo Trial Moved to Albany
Dec.14, 1999 Johnson Gets Maximum for Killing S.I. Officer
Dec. 3, 1999 Teen Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Staten Island Police Officer
Nov. 25, 1999 Officer Shot in the Bronx Will Spend Holiday at Home
Sep. 29, 1999 Judge Rejects Motion to Dismiss Charges in Diallo Case
Sep. 7, 1999 NYPD Using Undercover Cops to Nab Violent Officers
Sep. 6, 1999 Commissioner Safir Speaks at PBA Convention