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2017

July 25, 2017 Watch the full video or excerpts containing exerpts a detailed explanation of the Tier 3 Enhanced plan.
July 20, 2017 PBA board officers, delegates and members turned out to thank Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature for taking action to protect New York City police officers during a ceremonial bill signing for the Tier 3 disability enhancements enacted during this past legislative session.
July 10, 2017 Full recording of Pat Lynch's interview with NBC and WPIX TV.
July 10, 2017 Full recording of Pat Lynch's interview withCBS TV.
June 27, 2017 Video of the full Pension Seminar, held on June 27, 2017.
April 3, 2017 Randolph Holder Sr., father of fallen Police Officer Randolph Holder, and Pat Lynch spoke to the media following the sentencing of P.O. Holder's murderer to life without the possibility of parole. 
Mar. 6, 2017 Standing with the family of PO Randolph Holder, Pat Lynch addresses the media following a guilty on all counts verdict in PO Holder’s murder trial. 
Jan. 13, 2017 Funeral of Det. Steven McDonald at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

2016

Oct. 28, 2016 PBA members from the 103 Pct. and PBA board officers joined the family of fallen Police Officer Edward Byrne —including P.O. Byrne's brother, current NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Legal Matters Lawrence Byrne — as the family delivered a victim impact statement to the parole board requesting denial of parole for four of the cop-killers responsible for P.O. Byrne's murder. See PBA recorded video of Pat Lynch and Deputy Commissioner Byrne's comments after the hearing.
Oct. 14, 2016 More than 100 PBA members turned out to demand a fair contract at the Hilton Midtown Hotel, where Mayor de Blasio was scheduled to deliver a speech to the Association For A Better New York.
Sept. 25, 2016 More than 100 first responders and police supporters joined the NYC PBA, the Suffolk and Nassau PBAs and pipe and drum band members from all three departments for a ceremony in Smithtown to honor Donato Panico and the "Heroes 4 Our Heroes" project. Panico and his team donated more than 3,000 hero sandwiches to first responders across the NYC area to honor the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Sept. 9, 2016 PBA members and board officers joined law enforcement and military bands from across the country — and representatives from Canadian law enforcement agencies — marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with a procession down the Canyon of Heroes and through lower Manhattan, followed by a ceremony at the Police Memorial in Battery Park City where Pat Lynch spoke.
Aug. 3, 2016 More than 100 PBA members once again met the Mayor for his morning workout at the Park Slope YMCA to remind him that he should be working out a fair contract for police officers instead.
Aug. 2, 2016 NYC PBA Members organize outside Gracie Mansion and Park Slope YMCA to call on Mayor to address Police Officer pay.
July 27, 2016 Pat Lynch speaks with CBS 2 TV news’ reporter Dick Brennan in this unedited PBA-recorded video regarding the impact that anti-police rhetoric and laws have on the enforcement of quality of life crimes. See also the story as aired on CBS TV News.
July 27, 2016 Following an attack in Germany, Pat Lynch explains to CBS 2 TV news reporter Dick Brennan why NYPD patrol officers are inadequately equipped and trained for such an attack.
June 28, 2016 In an exclusive wide-ranging interview with CBS 2 News’ Marcia Kramer, PBA president Pat Lynch discusses the declaration of impasse, the lack of support from Mayor de Blasio; plans to unseat the Mayor in the next election and more.  Watch an unedited, PBA recorded version of the entire interview here. 
June 8, 2016 Interview with Jim Hofer of ABC 7 news.
June 3, 2016 Pat Lynch went on Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd's radio show on AM970 to discuss crime and public safety in NYCHA developments, including City Hall's effort to pass off the blame for failed policies onto police officers and NYCHA employees. See video of the discussion.
May 31, 2016

The PBA released a second TV advertisement featuring the families of PBA members as part of our ongoing campaign to highlight the financial impact of New York City police officers' below-market salaries. The campaign will continue to run for the next two weeks, and will begin airing during Yankees and Mets broadcasts on YES and SNY, in addition to continuing to air on ABC 7, CBS 2, PIX 11, NBC 4, Fox 5, WLNY 10/55, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and CNBC.

May 16, 2016

The PBA launched a major television advertising campaign criticizing Mayor de Blasio and his administration for refusing to support fair pay for New York City police officers. The campaign, which will air over the next four weeks on numerous broadcast and cable news channels in the NYC area, will feature the families of PBA members and will highlight the financial impact of New York City police officers' below-market salary. The first installment in this campaign aired on ABC 7, CBS 2, PIX 11, NBC 4, Fox 5, WLNY 10/55, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and CNBC.

May 13, 2016

Pat Lynch joined dozens of police officers to support the family of fallen P.O. Anthony Dwyer as they delivered a victim impact statement at the parole hearing of Edward Matos. Matos, who pushed P.O. Dwyer off the roof of a Times Square building in 1989, is up for parole for the second time.

Apr. 14, 2016 Pat Lynch spoke to 1010 WINS Glenn Schuck this morning while handing out leaflets in Times Square calling for fair pay and benefits for New York City police officers.  Lynch said that City Hall's claim that its "door is open" to the PBA rings hollow, because negotiating with the Mayor means "as long as you go in and agree with whatever he wants. That's not negotiating.  We want to go in, negotiate and fix the problem, and fix the income inequality in the NYPD."  Lynch also discussed the resignation of CCRB Chairman Richard Emery and the Peter Liang trial. 
Mar. 15, 2016

See PBA-recorded video of Pat Lynch's opening remarks during the press conference releasing the results of the PBA's recent member survey, which showed that morale among New York City police officers is at rock bottom.  Lynch said: "What we're saying is: 'City Hall, this is how our members feel, and it's real.' This is an opportunity for us to solve the problem. We've always been and stand ready to solve these problems. Not Band-Aid approaches — solve them, and solve them consistently on into the future." See also the full press conference.

Feb. 4, 2016 Pat Lynch and Second Vice President Mubarak Abdul-Jabbar testified before a joint hearing of state Senate and Assembly committees on public safety issues in the state budget.  See video of Lynch's testimony and read the PBA's full statement to the Legislature.

2015

Dec. 20, 2015

The PBA donated a thousand toys to hundreds of children in Hurricane Sandy ravaged Far Rockaway and in Brownsville, Brooklyn. 

Dec. 19, 2015 Pat Lynch joined members of the New York Congressional delegation, as well as other elected officials and union leaders, for a rally near the World Trade Center to applaud the permanent renewal of the Zadroga Act's health benefits for 9/11 first responders and survivors.
Dec. 11, 2015 Hundreds of police officers and community members stood shoulder to shoulder to honor a fallen hero, as the street in front of the 105 Pct. was renamed in honor of P.O. Brian Moore. P.O. Moore was murdered in the line of duty in the Queens command in May. Police Commissioner Bratton, Council Member I. Daneek Miller, PBA President Pat Lynch and P.O. Moore's parents spoke at the event. See PBA-recorded video of the full event and Pat Lynch's remarks.
Dec. 10, 2015 Video of Islanders star Matt Martin running a free clinic for the children of fallen officers and donating $5,000 to the fund.  Pat Lynch praised him not only for his financial generosity but also for taking time to work with the children in this free clinic. 
Nov. 24, 2015 Outside the Manhattan courtroom where cop-killer Tyrone Howard entered a not guilty plea in the murder of P.O. Randolph Holder, Pat Lynch stood with P.O. Holder's father, PSA 5 members and PBA board members to praise P.O. Holder and his partner, P.O. Omar Wallace, as "everyday heroes."  Lynch told reporters: "We'll be here every day to make sure we see the day when this miscreant is behind bars and can never set upon a citizen or police officer again."
Nov. 13, 2015 Pat Lynch interviews with NY1 and News Radio 880 on the 1% raise.
Nov. 12, 2015 Pat Lynch and PBA board officers joined Congressmen Dan Donovan and Peter King, State Senator Marty Golden, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, 9/11 first responders and others at the Bravo Ambulance Company in Brooklyn to urge Congress to pass a permanent renewal of the Zadroga Act.  See Lynch's remarks, or watch the full event.
Nov. 11, 2015 Video from the Gacie Mansion protest.
Nov. 11, 2015 Pat Lynch talks to the press at the protest in front of Gracie Mansion.
Nov. 5, 2015 Pat Lynch’s unedited comments to reporters at the Edelman protest in a PBA recorded video.
Nov. 5, 2015 Video highlights of the PBA's early-morning demonstration outside of arbitrator Howard Edelman's Manhattan condo building to protest his outrageous draft arbitration award.
Oct. 19, 2015 Patrolman Phillip Cardillo, murdered in 1972  in a Harlem Mosque during the one of the darkest days of NYPD and NYC history, is honored 43 years later with a street named in his honor in front of the new Police Academy.  Watch the entire ceremony in a PBA-recorded video here, or see Pat Lynch’s remarks at the event.
Sept. 11, 2015 At the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pat Lynch joined Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Andrew Cuomo, UFA President Steve Cassidy, and Billy Joel for the kickoff of the 9/11 Memorial Motorcycle Ride.  See video of Pat Lynch's remarks, or watch the full event.
Sept. 10, 2015 At the Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park City, Pat Lynch joined Commissioner Bratton to speak at the NYPD Emerald Society's annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, which featured pipe bands from several local law enforcement agencies and the Marine Corps marching band.  See the PBA-recorded video of highlights of the event.
Aug. 11, 2015 Pat Lynch spoke alongside Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, other elected officials and 9/11 responders at a Staten Island news conference calling on Congress to renew the Zadroga Act and continue funding for the WTC Health Program.  Lynch said that the nation has a moral obligation to continue caring for injured or ill 9/11 responders, adding that it is equally important “for those young police officers and firefighters that are out on patrol right now to know that we take our moral obligations seriously.”
June 22, 2015 Full, unedited PBA-recorded video of interviews with WNBC, WABC and Fox News on Pat Lynch’s comment 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 29, 2015 The PBA and UFA conducted a news conference today on the steps of City Hall just prior to Pat Lynch and Steve Cassidy giving testimony to the City Council on the urgent need to equalize Tier 3 disability benefits.  Among the several hundred police officers and firefighters who attended a group of Tier 3 police officers who were all injured in the line of duty including: Rosa Rodriguez, James Li and Ken Healey.  The Comptroller and Public Advocate for the City spoke of the absolute need to correct this problem.  City council members and State Assemblyman Peter Abbate, who sponsored special legislation in Albany, all speak strongly in support of the legislation.   Click here to see and hear an excerpt of Pat Lynch’s remarks at the conference.The entire 29-minute news conference, including questions and answers from the press in an unedited PBA recorded video, is available here. 
Feb. 9, 2015 Following an appearance in Bronx Criminal Court where dates were being set for the trial of six MOS in the ticket fixing case, Pat Lynch explains to several reporters that the officers should never have been charged with a crime and that the PBA has supported them and will continue to support them with the best attorneys and by appearing at virtually every court date in support of these wrongfully accused officers. 
Feb. 4, 2015 Pat Lynch's testimony before a Joint New York State Senate Committee, in which he outlines the PBA's proposals to increase protection for police officers and the public.
Jan. 29, 2015 A Department of Investigation probe that was initiated at the demands of the PBA determined that the Bronx Defenders knowingly participated in a video promoting the killing of police officers.  Upon the release of the DOI’s findings, Pat Lynch called for the shutting down of the organization and the disbarment of the lawyers  who participated in the “despicable video.” See the entire, unedited PBA recorded interviews with Fox News's Lisa Evers and CBS 2 News's Tony Aiello.

2014

Dec. 29, 2014 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. See the entire, unedited PBA recorded interview with CBS 2 News’s Tony Aiello and Fox News’s Lisa Evers.
Dec. 13, 2014 In an unedited PBA video, Pat Lynch addresses the “Do Not Insult My Sacrifice” letters.
Dec. 9, 2014 In the full, unedited PBA-recorded part one and part two of a two-part interview with Dominic Carter, Pat Lynch takes on the rumors and misinformation surrounding last month's police-involved shooting in the Pink Houses and defends police officers against the "rabble-rousers and agitators" who insist that the police are wrong in every case. See the broadcast interview.
Dec. 4, 2014 In a press conference and follow-up Q&A session at PBA headquarters, PBA president Pat Lynch slammed Mayor de Blasio for "throwing New York City police officers under the bus" following a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict P.O. Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner."
Oct. 24, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch, Citywide Trustee Thomas Hellem and Queens South Trustee Patrick Hendry joined Larry Byrne, brother of slain police officer Eddie Byrne and current NYPD deputy commissioner for legal affairs, to call upon the NY State parole board to deny the parole requests of the four cop-killers who assassinated Byrne in 1988 at the orders of a drug kingpin.  Speaking to the press outside the parole board's offices, Lynch also cited yesterday's attack on four police officers by an ax-wielding man in the 103rd precinct — the same precinct in which Byrne was killed — as further evidence of the need for stiffer penalties for those who attack police officers.
Oct. 24, 2014 In a Q&A with Pix 11 New's Mary Murphy, following the press conference opposing the parole of the four cop-killers who assassinated P.O. Eddie Byrne, Pat Lynch called for the removal of the pension of former DI Corey Pegues, who recently bragged about his criminal past and his association with one of Byrne's killers.
Oct. 10, 2014 Following a ceremony unveiling 12 more line of duty names on the Police Memorial Wall, a group of reporters grabbed Pat Lynch for an impromptu question and answer session about current events ranging from investigations of City Hall staffers to ever emerging video tapes to the alleged rape charges against Sharpton buddy Sanford Rubenstein.

Oct. 8, 2014

PBA 2nd Vice President Mubarak Abdul-Jabbar joins members of Congress Carolyn Maloney and Jerome Nadler at a press conference to remind those who worked during the rescue, recovery and cleanup at the WTC who have been diagnosed with cancer, that they only have until October 14, 2014 to register for the Victim’s Compensation Fund at VCF.gov.

Sept. 29, 2014

In this PBA recorded video, Pat Lynch does a wide ranging interview at 1 PP with a gathering of reporters covering the CCRB report; Garner case; body cams and lawsuits against police officers.

Sept. 29, 2014

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

Sept. 26, 2014

Interviews with PIX, CBS, NBC and FOX on Rachel Noerdlinger story.

Sept. 19, 2014

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

Sept. 9, 2014

Noting in a CBS 2 News story that the NYPD fields 6,000 fewer officers today than on 9/11/01 (view PBA recorded, unedited interview here,) PBA president Pat Lynch calls for the hiring of 6,000 new officers.  He also states that it takes over a year to recruit, hire and train new police officers.  Lynch said that by the time we find out that staffing levels are too low, it’s too late to recover and that we are dangerously close to that point already.  In a separate report on PIX 11 (see PBA recorded, unedited video here) about cop/thug DI Corey Pegues, Lynch slams the former DI for his self-serving ways and calls for an investigation of his admitted crimes.  Read Lynch’s letter to the NY Post about this stain on the department here.

Sept. 8, 2014

PBA president Pat Lynch supports the reauthorization of the Zadroga Bill along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; Congressman Peter King and Jerrold Nadler: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; Mayor Bill de Blasio and other union leaders.  Click here to see Lynch’s remarks; click here to see Part 1 of the entire news conference; click here to see Part 2 of the entire news conference along with the question and answer segment.

Sept. 5, 2014

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

Aug. 5, 2014

The PBA and SBA conducted a joint news conference to address police haters, resisting arrest and to set the record straight on the tragic death in custody of Eric Garner.  You can view the entire, unedited 36 minute long video shot by the PBA here.

July 28, 2014

The unedited, PBA recorded video of the entire interview covered in the second segment of Dominic Carter’s interview with Pat Lynch on the death in custody. The story runs on RNN’s Richard French program

July 25, 2014

A PBA-recorded interview with former Queens ADA Dan Schorr regarding the legal aspects of the case of the tragic death in custody that occurred on Staten Island.  See also the RNN story based on that interview.

July 21, 2014

In lengthy interviews, PBA president Pat Lynch speaks with Fox 5 News and CBS News about the death in custody incident in Staten Island.   Lynch explains that officers cannot walk away when they have to make an arrest and that what people are interpreting as a chokehold is actually the officers bringing a non-compliant arrestee to the ground in order to rear cuff him, and that no conclusions can be drawn until all the facts are determined by an investigation. 

May 20, 2014

A contingent of officers from the 71 Pct. joined Pat Lynch and PBA board members at Brooklyn Supreme Court to bolster support for the prosecution of Rashaun Robinson who shot PO James Li three times to avoid a fare-beat arrest that would have revealed his illegal gun.  Following court in, this PBA recorded video, Pat Lynch spoke to reporters and talked about PO Rosa Rodriguez’s release from the hospital and the difficulty police officers face in returning from a serious line of duty injury. 

May 15, 2014

Joined by the families of murdered police officers Anthony Dwyer and Harry Ryman in a PBA recorded video, Pat Lynch calls for the NY state Parole Board to deny the parole requests of two cop-killers. During the followup Q & A, Lynch states that this state should have a viable death penalty.  In the second PBA recorded video, Police Officer Harry Ryman’s daughter, Margaret, talks about the loss to her family and how having to testify every two years at parole hearing is like reliving the nightmare.

May 1, 2014

Standing with the family of PO Dennis Guerra and a large contingent of police officers — including many from Guerra’s home base at PSA 1 — PBA president Pat Lynch tells the media not to be fooled by the young face of the defendant, that he is an adult and that his crime had deadly consequences for which he must be held responsible. 

May 1, 2014

Following the press conference on the indictment of Marcell Dockery for the death of PO Guerra, reporters used the opportunity as an “availability” to question Lynch about the UFT contract, fire response training and recent police involved shootings.  The PBA recorded video missed part of the first question which asked Lynch about the reported potential contract settlement with the UFT.

Mar. 10, 2014

PBA president Pat Lynch joined an array of labor leaders at a news conference on Marche 10th  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. 

Jan. 27, 2014

Message from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

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. 21, 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.  The PBA captured the event on video, including an interview of PBA president Pat Lynch by New York 1 News Queens reporter Tamara Wooley.   The second event was held at 1300 hours at the Brownsville Recreational Center where a truck load of toys was set up in an auditorium while a ceremony was conducted in the nearby gym.  The community honored the memory of 75 Pct. police officer Peter Figoski with a moment of silence.  Click here to see the PBA produced video of that event.

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. 20, 2013 Following a judge’s decision to allow the use of wire taped conversations in prosecuting officers for ticket fixing, PBA president Pat Lynch slams the court, the Bronx DA’s office and the NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau for what he termed a “witch hunt.” 
Nov. 8, 2013 Pat Lynch comments about the next police commissioner and follows that story with one about the unions’ motion to intervene in the “stop and frisk” case. 
Oct. 15, 2013 Watch the entire, unedited PBA shot interview on the day that the PBA filed its lawsuit challenging the City Council’s “bias policing law.”
Oct. 9, 2013 The heads of the PBA, DEA, LBA and CEA endorse Vincent Gentile for City Council at a news conference conducted in the shadow of the Verrazano Bridge in Brooklyn’s Cannonball Park. 
Oct. 7, 2013 Four police unions endorse Eric Ulrich for City Council on the steps of City Hall at a news conference hosted by PBA president Pat Lynch.
Sept. 23, 2013 Pat Lynch appears at the news conference, shown in a PBA recorded video of the event, 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.
Sept. 16, 2013 In an exclusive interview with Mary Murphy of PIX 11 News, Pat Lynch vehemently defends that actions of the officers who fired at a suicidal EDP in Times Square Saturday evening.
Sept. 5, 2013 The NYC PBA joined a host of other police unions including Health and Hospitals PBA and Bridge and Tunnels PBA to rally in support of the candidacy of Cathy Guerriero for Public Advocate.  The event was held in front of the Police Memorial off Liberty Street in downtown Manhattan. 
Sept. 4, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch, joined by board members in front of the 122 Precinct in New Dorp, Staten Island, announces the endorsement of James Oddo for Staten Island Borough President and Vincent Ignizio and Steven Matteo for City Council.
Aug. 8, 2013 The five police unions join together to endorse former NYPC Captain Joe Concannon for City Council in the 23rd district of Queens.  The endorsement, made on the steps of City Hall, is in fulfillment of the promise to challenge council members who we believe misrepresented their constituents by voting in favor of the so called “community safety act.”  Concannon, with the full support of the five police unions, will challenge incumbent Mark Weprin in November’s election.
Aug. 1, 2013 The NYC PBA endorsed Cathy Guerriero for Public Advocate at a news conference conducted at PBA Headquarters.  Pat Lynch said “Cathy Guerriero has impressed us with her knowledge of the important issues we deal with on a daily basis.  She has an innate ability to see through the smokescreens of political expediency to do what’s right for our city.”  The story was reported by New York 1 News.
Jun. 24, 2013 PBA recorded and edited video excerpting the remarks of the Mayor, PC and Lynch and an unedited PBA recorded video of the entire 50-minute long news conference with Q&A.
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. Watch the PBA press conference.
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. To watch PBA president Pat Lynch’s entire statement click here and to see the entire news conference click here

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. See the entire interview with CBS reporter Tony Aiello.
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.  Watch the entire news conference following the sentencing in a PBA recorded video.
Feb. 25, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch joined Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and other union leaders in opposing an $85 billion federal budget cut which will in turn reduce funding to the Zadroga bill. 
Feb. 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.

2012

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. 19, 2012 Endorsement videos of Diane Savino and Marty Golden.
Sep. 11, 2012 News organizations reported the endorsement of Assemblywoman Grace Meng for US Congress in a news conference held in front of One Police Plaza. 
Aug. 10, 2012 WPIX’s Mario Diaz reports that more police officers have been shot so far in this year than any year since 2001.  Diaz interviews PBA Pres Pat Lynch who explains that the bad guys know there aren’t enough police officers on the streets and it has emboldened them. 
Jul. 24, 2012 Lynch reacts to the Mayor’s statement about police striking until something is done about illegal guns.  Lynch called for a halt to the proliferation of illegal weapons and the addition of more police to fight the problem on ABC 7 and PIX 11.  The entire interview with NJ Burkett of ABC 7 is shown here.
Jul. 19, 2012 Pat Lynch joined the parents of slain officer Russel Timoshenko as a Queens Court Judge sentenced Robert Ellis — who is serving 15 years for weapons possession in the Timoshenko murder — to an additional 25 years for an armed robbery committed the day before.
May 17, 2012 PBA president Pat Lynch speaks with NY 1 News political reporter Courtney Gross about the PBA’s ad campaign, stop and frisks, summons quotas and more. See the entire interview, unedited here.
Apr. 19, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks of violence on our streets, the loss of Peter Figoski, and the need for more police officers following a court appearance of the five accused of the officer’s murder.
Apr. 9, 2012 Pat Lynch ties the proliferation of illegal guns and an increase of officers being shot to lack of manpower. View the the entire interview recorded by the PBA.
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.
Jan. 4, 2012 The killers of PO Figoski appear in court. Watch Pat Lynch's full statement in a PBA-shot video.
Dec. 13, 2011 View the entire unedited news conference conducted following the arraignment of PO Figoski’s killers in video shot by the PBA.
Oct. 28, 2011 View the raw, unedited PBA recorded video of Pat Lynch’s news conference following the indictment of MOS on ticket fixing charges. Here you will see the entire news conference, not just the selected sound bites the media uses.
Oct. 27, 2011 The city’s labor unions have reached an agreement in "principal" regarding the consolidation of investment strategies of pension funds. Pat Lynch addresses the need to protect member's rights and pension at City Hall in this PBA-recorded video.
Feb. 9, 2011 See and hear PBA Pres. Pat Lynch's, UFA Pres. Steve Cassidy's and City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley's full statements on the steps of City Hall in this PBA video.
Dec. 23, 2010 The day after the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation act passed, all of those who worked for its passage gather at Ground Zero to show appreciation for the united action.  Here is PBA video of Pat Lynch's remarks at that gathering.
Dec. 8, 2010 Press conference as the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act comes near to a vote in the US Senate.
Nov. 25, 2010 Press conference at the wake of another first responder, 47 year old retired police officer Robert Ehmer who died of 9/11 related kidney cancer.