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October 24, 2020 PBA Updates
SAFETY REMINDER: Protect Your Vehicle

October 21, 2020 Press Releases
High Court to de Blasio: Stop Punishing Cops With Families

October 21, 2020 PBA Updates
SAFETY ALERT: More Vehicle Sabotage - RMP Brake Lines Cut

October 20, 2020 PBA Updates
PBA Court Victory: Childcare Leave Pension Buyback for Tier 3

October 20, 2020 Publications
The Beat: The Beat, October 2020

October 17, 2020 10-13

PO Chris Bramwell is in desperate need of a kidney. See flyer for details.

October 16, 2020 In the News
'Back the Blue'

Pat Lynch calls for the public to join WABC radio's "Back the Blue" campaign.

October 15, 2020 In the News
Chief Pichardo Resigns

On ABC TV News, Pat Lynch blames City Hall inteference for Chief Pichardo's retirement.

October 15, 2020 PBA Updates
Get Out the Vote

October 14, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Chief of Patrol fFausto Pichardo’s Retirement

October 14, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Premier Home Inspection Group

October 4, 2020 In the News
Queens councilman aims to repeal law criminalizing police chokeholds

An article in the NY Post quotes Pat Lynch praising the councilman for sponsoring a new law: “He knows a few tweaks won’t fix it.” 

October 1, 2020 PBA Updates
City Health Benefits Program — 2020 Fall Transfer Period

September 25, 2020 In the News
Interview with Pat Lynch

Click here to view the interview with Pat Lynch on Newsmax .

September 25, 2020 Press Releases
Police Union Coalition Doubles Down on Republicans for State Senate

September 24, 2020 In the News
More Reports on Planned Cop-Killer Release

Coverage continues on planned cop-killer release, including interviews with PO Piagentini's widow, Diane. See CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, News 12 Long Island, Fox.com, PIX 11 News and WCBS Radio.

September 23, 2020 Press Releases
Double Cop-Killer Anthony Bottom Paroled

September 23, 2020 In the News
NYPD cop killer Anthony Bottom scheduled to be released on parole

An article in the NY Post quotes Pat Lynch: “Gov. Cuomo and the State Legislature have spent years torturing crime victims, especially the hero families of fallen police officers. They knew that changing the parole guidelines would unleash more vicious killers like Anthony Bottom back onto our streets.” See more coverage on PIX 11 TV, and WINS and WCBS radio.

September 22, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Shoreline Realty, South Carolina

September 18, 2020 In the News
Court Blocks Records Release

Appeals Court blocks release of Police personnel records. See CBS 2 news and WINS radio news.

September 18, 2020 Publications
The Beat: September, 2020

September 18, 2020 Employment
Securitized Designated Driving Positions

September 17, 2020 PBA Updates
Union Coalition Wins Stay in Records Case Appeal

September 16, 2020 Press Releases
Police Unions United Against State Senate Democrats

September 15, 2020 Employment
Summit Security Services

September 15, 2020 Employment
Palm Beach County School Police Department

September 11, 2020 In the News
Remembering 9/11

This poster appeared today in numerous NYC publications to mark the 19th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

September 1, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Slams NYPD’s New Guidelines for Disciplining Officer Misconduct

The PBA president’s criticisms of the guidelines are quoted in News12 Brooklyn, New York 1, Newsday, Staten Island Advance, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

August 31, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Attacks Joe Biden

New York 1 reports Pat Lynch saying on a Trump campaign call " Joe Biden ... would be a Democratic apologist asking the police to have a soft touch on criminals and rioters."

August 28, 2020 In the News
Patrick J. Lynch Addresses the 2020 Republican Convention

Click here to view full speech. Local and national media cover Pat Lynch's speech addressing America’s public safety emergency. See NY Post, Daily NewsWashington Times, PIX 11 News, News 12 Brooklyn, News 12 Long Island, New York 1, Fox 5 News, CBS 2 News, and NBC 4 News. The address was also carried on nationwide radio stations, including KPAM in Portland, OR; KSL in Salt Lake City, UT; and KGO in San Francisco, CA as well as WNYC, WABC, and WINS.

August 27, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Calls for 'Full Repeal' of Choke Hold Law

The issue is covered in the NY Post, the Chief, City and State, Gothamist, New York 1, CBS 2 TV NewsWCBS radio, WABC radio, and WINS radio.

August 27, 2020 PBA Updates
TONIGHT: Pat Lynch Speaks to the Republican National Convention

August 26, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on Diaphragm Compression law revisions

August 26, 2020 PBA Updates
New York Politicians and the Public Need to Hear From You

August 25, 2020 In the News
PBA Backs GOP's Malliotakis in SI Congressional Race

WPIX 11 News, News12 Brooklyn, NY Post and Staten Island Advance quote Pat Lynch at press conference at One Police Plaza saying that the city's Democratic politicians have "turned their backs" on law enforcement. 

August 24, 2020 In the News
Media Covers New Weekend Schedule

In stories on NBC 4 News, CBS 2 News, and PIX 11 News about the NYPD order to change steady weekend RDOs to combat surging crime, Pat Lynch says that cops are “at the breaking point.” Read full statement here.

August 23, 2020 Press Releases
Pat Lynch on Unprecedented Deployment on the Streets

August 21, 2020 In the News
Council Committee Chair Open to Amending Chokehold Law

An article in NY1.com includes this PBA statement: "New York City police officers are doing our job exactly as directed. Mayor de Blasio has touted the NYPD's reductions in arrests for years. The City Council passed a law that made it impossible to safely arrest a resisting criminal. It's baffling that anybody would expect police officers to step up arrests when our city leaders have made it clear they want fewer arrests and less enforcement, not more.” 

August 21, 2020 PBA Updates
Union Coalition to File Appeal in Records Case

August 20, 2020 PBA Updates
Appellate Court Rules on NYCLU Records Release

August 17, 2020 PBA Updates
Unit Resignation Letters - DO NOT SIGN

August 15, 2020 In the News
PBA Endorses Donald J. Trump for President

Media coverage of the event on New York 1, NBC 4, PIX 11, News 12 Bronx and Long Island, WINS radio, and in the NY Post (event and Trump's response), Daily News (reprinted in MSN.COM and YAHOO.COM), Newsday, Albany Times Union, Newsweek, HuffPost, Newsmax.

August 14, 2020 PBA Updates
PBA Endorses President Donald J. Trump

August 10, 2020 PBA Updates
TAKE ACTION: Two More Cop-Killers Up for Parole

August 9, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Blasts Manhattan DA for Reducing Charge Against Man Accused of Assaulting NYPD Officer

An article in the NY Post quotes Lynch: “Is there any doubt who is in charge in this city now? The criminal mob is dictating their terms to the NYPD brass and district attorneys, who are tripping over themselves to comply.” See also NY1 and WCBS radio.

August 8, 2020 In the News
PBA, Other Police Unions Slam NYPD Retreat at Cop-Assault Suspect’s Home

An article in the NY Post quotes Pat Lynch: "The NYPD"s top brass better start talking: Who really issued the order to retreat? Who put police officers in the dangerous position of backing down in the face of an angry mob?" 

August 8, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Reduced Charges for Cop Assault Perp

August 8, 2020 Employment
Security Position

August 7, 2020 In the News
Police unions sue NYC over ‘diaphragm clause’ of city’s chokehold ban

Articles in the NY Post, Newsday, and Staten Island Advance and a CBS 2 News report quote Hank Sheinkopf, a spokesman for the police unions’ coalition: “The Mayor and the City Council took a big gamble with this law. It was pure politics.” 

August 7, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Retreat from Arrest in Midtown

August 5, 2020 PBA Updates
PBA and Union Coalition Sue to Overturn “Diaphragm Restraint” Law

August 1, 2020 In the News
Lynch at White House Speaks on New Police Laws

In reports of a meeting with President Trump and a press conference at the White House that aired on local TV stations nationwide, Pat Lynch says that by demonizing police officers, NYC politicians have lost the streets and caused businesses and residents to flee.

July 31, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on NYPD Disciplinary Matrix

July 30, 2020 PBA Updates
Latest Update: Coalition Personnel Records Lawsuit

July 28, 2020 PBA Updates
Update: Coalition Personnel Records Lawsuit

July 27, 2020 PBA Updates
Personnel Records Lawsuit & ProPublica Release

July 27, 2020 PBA Updates
Safety Alert: More Vehicle Sabotage - Third Incident in Brooklyn South

July 24, 2020 In the News
PBA Responds to Chief Monahan's Remarks

In response to Chief Monahan's claim that DAs won't enforce new laws, Pat lynch said: "That is news to us. If every DA believes that, they need to say so publicly to the cops on the street." See Fox 5 News and NY1 News.

July 24, 2020 PBA Updates
Message on Chief Monahan’s Comments in CompStat Meeting

July 23, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch, Survivors Protest Two More Cop-Killer Paroles

An article in The Chief-Leader quotes the PBA president saying that releases of “killers who undermine the very fabric of a civilized society” were emblematic of Albany’s ”pro-criminal agenda.”

July 23, 2020 PBA Updates
Unions to Johnson and de Blasio: "You have to answer for the victims"

July 22, 2020 PBA Updates
Judge Continues Hold on Records Release

July 20, 2020 In the News
PBA on BLM Murals

After a police officer was injured trying to arrest an individual smearing paint on the Black Lives Matter slogan in front of Trump Tower, the PBA tweeted “This nonsense needs to stop. Our city is in crisis. Paint on the street helps no one.”  1010 WINS covered the reaction.

July 19, 2020 Press Releases
Two More Cop-Killers to Walk Free

July 17, 2020 In the News
Unions: City Hall Policy Drives Arrests, Summons Down

In the Daily News, the PBA and other four NYPD unions explain that the drop in enforcement activity is the result of City Hall policies that are deliberately designed to reduce arrests and summonses.

July 16, 2020 In the News
PBA Sues With Union Coalition to Block Records Release

The PBA, as part of a coalition including the four other NYPD unions and Fire and Corrections unions, filed a lawsuit in state court to block Mayor de Blasio’s planned release of records related to unsubstantiated allegations of misconduct and unresolved disciplinary proceedings. See Daily News, Post, and PIX 11, and stories on NBC 4 and the Post on the judge's temporary delay on implementation.

July 15, 2020 In the News
Lynch Blames NYC Crime Surge on City Officials

Fox 5 News has an on-camera interview with Lynch and CNN quotes from his letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio saying the officials "created an atmosphere of hatred and disrespect toward police officers and criminals are taking full advantage."

July 15, 2020 PBA Updates
Union Coalition Lawsuit Blocks Discipline Records Release

July 14, 2020 In the News
Anti-Police Sentiment Grows

Reported on Fox 5 News and CBS 2 News, Pat Lynch calls out city officials for putting New Yorkers in danger by allowing growing anti-police violence.

July 14, 2020 PBA Updates
Threatening Calls/Texts to UMOS

July 14, 2020 Employment
GardaWorld

July 13, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Fumes After Suspect Seen on Video Putting NYPD Officer in Headlock Is Not Charged

Lynch is quoted on CBS 2 news: “We expect the Bronx DA to review the case and bring real charges, carrying real penalties, forthwith. If that doesn’t happen, we should just run up the white flag and admit that the criminals are in charge.”

July 13, 2020 PBA Issues
Message to Elected Officials

This message to New York City and New York State elected leaders will be appearing in today's editions of the NY Post and NY Daily News, as well as digitally on the NY Daily News website and PBA social media.

July 9, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Criticizes AG’s Report as One-Sided

Pat Lynch says that AG report is one-sided, and adds that it “delivers reheated proposals that have been part of the anti-police agenda for decades." See story in CNN.com and on 1010 WINS.

July 9, 2020 In the News
NYPD Limits Retirement Applications

In an article in the NY Post and on WCBS radio, Pat Lynch calls the surge in retirement applications “one answer to the question on every police officer’s mind: How are we supposed to do our job in this environment?”

July 8, 2020 In the News
Retirement Numbers Growing

In an ABC 7 News report, Lynch explains growing numbers of officer retirements. "City Hall and Albany have completely dismantled our justice system. ... Police officers are tired of trying to sort out these mixed messages."

July 8, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Attorney General's Report on Protests

July 6, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Interview

Pat Lynch appeared live on 1010 WINS to discuss the chaos on our streets. Why are the shootings rising? Lynch said: "Elected leaders, our Mayor, are saying there is going to be a soft touch on criminals and crime. Criminals on the street heard that message. They know police on the street are being held back."

July 3, 2020 In the News
'Mind-Blowing Hypocrisy' Says Lynch

Pat Lynch accuses NY Democrats of “mind-blowing hypocrisy” for wanting to deny pensions to Cops based on “mere allegation of misconduct.” See story in NY Post.

July 1, 2020 PBA Updates
Protect Yourself : Know the New Laws

June 30, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Slams Mayor and Council for Billion-$ NYPD Budget Slash

"We will say it again: The mayor and the City Council have surrendered the city to lawlessness,” said Lynch. “Things won't improve until New Yorkers hold them responsible." See Fox 5 News, ABC 7 News, PIX 11 News, New York 1, 1010 WINS Radio, NY Post, AM New York, UPI, Times Union.

June 30, 2020 Publications
The Beat: June 2020

June 29, 2020 In the News
Mayhem in Harlem

Commenting on bottles and trash being thrown at police responding to shots fired, Pat Lynch says "This is what a 'light touch' looks like." See New York 1, Daily News, CNN and WLNY, and Pat Lynch's tweet.

June 29, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Mayor's NYPD Budget Announcement

June 29, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Says Failures of Other Agencies Forces Other Duties on NYPD Officers

In a page-one article in the NY Times, Pat Lynch is quoted, “If they want to shift responsibilities reasonably, do it. ... But where are you going to put it? Who’s going to do it? When you fail, who are you going to ask to step up? I got the answer. They’re going to come back and give it to the P.D.”

June 26, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Criticizes NYPD Decision to Eliminate Anti-Crime Units

In an article in the Staten Island Advance about the NYPD decision to eliminate Anti-Crime Units, Lynch said: “I don’t want the neighborhood that I worked in, that I brought back, that we brought back — I don’t want it to slide back.”

June 24, 2020 PBA Updates
Policing Under the New Regime

June 21, 2020 Op-Ed
Pat Lynch Editorial in Daily News

In a two-page opinion piece in today's edition of the NY Daily News, Pat Lynch has a message for labor: Police officers' rights are workers' rights, and the attack on police unions is an attack on every union.

June 19, 2020 PBA Updates
City Council Anti-Police Legislation Summary

June 18, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on City Council Policing Bills

June 18, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch Criticizes Mayor’s and City Council’s Proposals to “Reform” Internal Police Probes

“It allows employers to release whatever they want, whenever and however they want,” PBA President Patrick Lynch said in a statement. His remarks are covered in the Daily News, NBC New York and on PIX 11 News.

June 17, 2020 Press Releases
PBA to AG: No Plan, No Strategy, No Support in Protest Chaos

June 17, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statements on Mayor de Blasio's Policing Announcements

June 16, 2020 In the News
PBA Responds to Disbanding of Anti-Crime Teams

Pat Lynch says city leaders "will have to reckon with the consequences" of disbanding the Anti-Crime teams. His response is covered in the Post, AMNY, Staten Island Advance, Newsday, Reuters and UPI, and on Fox 5 News, ABC 7 News, New York 1 and 1010 WINS Radio. See press release.

June 15, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on disbanding of Anti-Crime Teams

June 13, 2020 In the News
Lynch Responds to Anti-Police Laws

As Gov. Cuomo signs anti-police bills into law, Pat Lynch says on Fox 5 News and ABC 7 News that elected officials ‘have no business celebrating today.’

June 13, 2020 In the News
PBA Reacts to Proposed Council Cuts

Pat Lynch responds to City Council’s plans to cut $1 billion from city budget. News coverage in the Post and on New York 1, ABC 7 News, Fox 5 News, WINS radio news, and CBS radio news.

June 12, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on City Council Proposal to Cut NYPD Budget

June 12, 2020 Op-Ed
Pat Lynch Editorial in Crain's

In an op-ed in Crain's New York Business, Pat Lynch says reject the rhetoric that demonizes police.

June 12, 2020 Press Releases
NYC PBA Statement on Signing of Anti-Police Measures

June 12, 2020 10-13

Retired P.O. John McGoldrick passed away suddenly last month, leaving behind his wife and their 9-year-old special needs son. This family needs our help.

June 12, 2020 PBA Magazines
June 2020

June 10, 2020 Press Releases
NYC PBA Statement on 50-A Repeal

June 10, 2020 Contract Updates
State Anti-Police Legislation Summary

June 9, 2020 In the News
Lynch Defends Member

President Pat Lynch defends PBA member of the 73 Pct. against overzealous Brooklyn DA. He was quoted on ABC 7 News, NBC 4 News (AM and PM), New York 1, News 12 Long Island, and WNYC Radio, and in Forbes, Newsmax, and Daily News.

June 9, 2020 In the News
PBA Leads Coalition to Denounce Albany

The PBA held a joint press conference with 21 other police unions from around New York to denounce Albany’s passage of numerous anti-cop pieces of legislation. The story was covered: on Fox 5 News, CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, New York 1 (AM and PM); WABC Radio and 1010 WINS Radio; and in articles in the NY Post, Staten Island Advance, AM New York, and the Chief.

June 9, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Arrest of Police Officer

June 9, 2020 Press Releases
NYC PBA Leads Coalition of 21 Law Enforcement Unions Condemning Anti-Police Environment

June 8, 2020 PBA Updates
We are in Crisis

June 5, 2020 Press Releases
Statewide law enforcement unions unite against anti-cop bills

June 5, 2020 PBA Updates
Endorsements Rescinded

June 3, 2020 In the News
Lynch Slams Officials for Lack of Support

After another long night of rioting in which multiple police officers were injured, Pat Lynch spoke to numerous media outlets to slam elected leaders for their failure to support New York City police officers, especially Governor Cuomo who accused them of “not doing their job.”  Stories appeared on Neil Cavuto’s Fox Business show, CBS 2 News (5pm and 6pm), NBC 4 News (5 pm and 11 pm), Fox 5 News, PIX 11 News, NY1 News, CBS 880 radio and 1010 WINS radio (6/2 and 6/3).

June 3, 2020 PBA Updates
SAFETY ALERT: Sabotage of MOS Vehicles

June 2, 2020 Press Releases
PBA responds to Governor Cuomo’s statement that NYC police officers “did not do their job”

May 31, 2020 In the News
Cuomo Backs Records Disclosure

The PBA blasts Governor Cuomo for supporting changes to the state law that protect police officers personnel records from public disclosure. Stories appeared in the Daily News, NY Post and WCBS 880 Radio.

May 31, 2020 In the News
RMP Firebombers Arrested

Pat Lynch says that two women arrested for throwing a Molotov cocktail into an occupied RMP are “terrorists” who should not be allowed to hide under the label of protester. Stories appeared in NY Post and the Daily News.

May 31, 2020 In the News
Officer Safety

The Daily News and WCBS 880 Radio report on the PBA’s safety guidance to members regarding the suspension of solo patrols and the right to wear helmets during demonstrations.

May 31, 2020 In the News
Failed Leadership Creates Chaos

NBC 4 News, the Daily News and Newsday cover Pat Lynch blasting NYC elected officials for their “failed leadership” that has contributed to the chaos and violence against police officers.

May 30, 2020 Press Releases
PBA responds to Governor Cuomo's remarks on police personnel records law

May 30, 2020 PBA Updates
Your Rights

May 30, 2020 PBA Updates
Solo Posts and Patrols

May 29, 2020 PBA Updates
Online Death Threats Against Police Officers

May 29, 2020 Publications
The Beat: The Beat: May 2020

May 28, 2020 In the News
PBA Salutes MTA Transit Workers

The media covers the PBA’s salute to the MTA transit workers who serve alongside us on the front lines of every crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Reports appeared in AM New York and on New York 1 News, NBC 4 News and CBS 2 News.

May 28, 2020 Press Releases
PBA distributes hand sanitizer to essential commuters in the Bronx

May 28, 2020 In the News
PBA Distributes Hand Sanitizer in Bronx

NY1 News covers PBA board officers and members distributing hand sanitizer to their fellow essential workers at the Parkchester subway station in the Bronx.

May 28, 2020 Benefits
Dental Provider COVID-19 Fees

We have become aware that some dental providers are charging members for expenses related to PPE or other COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Participating providers are not permitted to bill members directly for these expenses. See details.

May 27, 2020 Press Releases
Solidarity on the Front Lines: Cops Salute Transit Heroes in Brookyn

May 27, 2020 Benefits
New Health Plan ID Cards

New Member ID cards will soon be issued for GHI-CBP, GHI Senior Care, and PICA. See details.

May 25, 2020 In the News
Honoring PBA and Donato Panico

Fox 5 News leads its “NY At Our Best” tribute to local heroes with a segment on Donato Panico and his work to help the PBA feed hospital workers during the pandemic. 

May 21, 2020 PBA Updates
New York State Primary Endorsements

May 21, 2020 PBA Updates
Additional Endorsements

May 21, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
Intercontinental Capital Group

May 20, 2020 Press Releases
Front Line Solidarity: PBA Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Essential Commuters in Queens

May 20, 2020 In the News
PBA Distributes Hand Sanitizer in Queens

On ABC 7 News and New York 1, dozens of PBA members turned out to show solidarity with their fellow essential workers by distributing hand sanitizer during the morning rush today at the Sutphin/Archer subway station and LIRR’s Jamaica Station in Queens. See also press release and PBA-recorded video.

May 19, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on COVID-19 line-of-duty benefits

May 19, 2020 PBA Updates
Keep PO Michael Russell's Killer in Jail

May 18, 2020 Op-Ed
Lynch Calls Out Uncaring NY Politicians

In Empire Report, Pat Lynch writes an op-ed calling out New York's elected officials for "not giving a rat's ass" for cops.

May 17, 2020 In the News
Lynch on Social Distancing Policy

In a story in the Post, Pat Lynch reiterates that “any policy that continues to deploy police officers to enforce social distancing is not only bound to fail, it is putting cops in dangerous situations with no support.” 

May 15, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on updated social distancing enforcement policy

May 14, 2020 In the News
NYC Health Commissioner’s Anti-Cop Remarks

Pat Lynch calls for NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot to be fired after reports that she withheld a supply of masks from the NYPD, saying “I don’t give two rats’ asses about your cops.” Stories appeared in the NY Post, NY Daily News and on WCBS 880 radio, 1010 WINS Radio, New York 1 News and NBC 4 News. See press release here.

May 14, 2020 In the News
City Council Calls for Slashed NYPD OT

The Daily News reports on a City Council proposal to slash the NYPD’s OT budget, a plan that Pat Lynch calls “insanely reckless.”

May 14, 2020 10-13

Please help P.O. Christopher Brower (76 Pct) and his wife, Caitlin, in their quest for a liver transplant for their son, Maverick. Click here for full details.

May 13, 2020 In the News
DAs Won’t Prosecute Social Distancing

With 4 out of 5 NYC DAs saying they won’t prosecute “social distancing” arrests, Pat Lynch reiterates the PBA’s call for an end of social distancing enforcement by police officers, saying “we’re not just wasting our time — we’re unnecessarily jeopardizing our health and careers.” Stories appeared in the Daily Mail and NY Post.

May 13, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on NYC Health Commissioner's remarks

May 7, 2020 In the News
Media Reports on Threatened Cuts

After Mayor de Blasio suggested the city may need to furlough or lay off employees to save money, Pat Lynch said that cutting police officers would lead to “chaos instead of a recovery.” Stories appeared in the NY Post, Fox 5 News online and the Daily News. Read the full statement here.

May 7, 2020 PBA Updates
Social Distancing Enforcement – PROTECT YOURSELF

May 6, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on potential NYC furloughs and layoffs

May 5, 2020 In the News
Media Coverage of Social Distancing Enforcement

Media coverage of the PBA’s call for the NYPD to stop deploying police officers to enforce social distancing and instead refocus on serious public safety issues. Stories appeared in the NY Post, Staten Island Advance, NY Daily News, CNN.com and on NY1 News, Fox 5 News, NBC 4 News, PIX 11 News, ABC 7 News and 1010 WINS Radio.

May 4, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on social distancing enforcement

May 2, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
Fruit4Me: This company donated the fruit the PBA has been delivering to hospitals over the past month

May 2, 2020 Benefits
Stony Brook WTC Program

Important information for active/retired members of the Stony Brook WTC Health and Wellness program.

May 1, 2020 Press Releases
Cops Make Special Lunch Delivery to Elmhurst Hospital

May 1, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Mother’s Day Special from Antun’s

The team at Antun's has always stood by New York City police officers — they've hosted our celebrations and supported us through many challenges. When you're making plans for this Mother's Day, consider showing them your support by ordering a meal.

April 29, 2020 Benefits
Pension Seminar Canceled

The pension seminar, scheduled for May 19, has been canceled. We will let you know when the new date is scheduled.

April 28, 2020 Press Releases
'You become our family!' PBA President Pat Lynch tribute to North Central Bronx hospital staff

April 27, 2020 In the News
'Unruly Person' Incidents Increase

Patrick Lynch, president of the New York City Police Benevolent Association, said police officers are “ending up in too many dangerous situations with unstable people. ... New York’s political class chose to gut our mental health system,” Lynch told The City. “They chose to open a revolving door for dangerous repeat offenders. Now that we’re in the middle of a crisis, those failures are magnified.”

April 26, 2020 In the News
Lynch on Challenges of COVID-19

LISTEN - Pat Lynch talks to Q104.3’s Shelli Sonstein about the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for priority testing for police officers and the need for the city’s elected leaders to start preparing now for the next crisis: “This time, the promise we will not forget has to be real.”

April 24, 2020 In the News
PBA Salutes Staff at LIJMC

The media covers the PBA's salute to the hospital staff at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where Pat Lynch spoke about the courage and compassion that the nurses, doctors and technicians have always shown police officers. Stories appeared on NBC 4 News, News 12 Long Island, PIX 11 News, CBS 2 News, ABC 7 News and Inside Edition. See full PBA-recorded video of the event and press conference.

April 24, 2020 Publications
The Beat: April 2020

April 23, 2020 Press Releases
Cops and Hospital Heroes Celebrate the ‘Frontline Family’ at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

April 17, 2020 Op-Ed
Lynch Calls for 'Seismic Change' in City Political Culture

In an op-ed column in the Daily News, Pat Lynch calls for a “seismic change” in New York’s political culture after the city failed once again to plan to protect police officers during a crisis.

April 15, 2020 Press Releases
PBA applauds Gov. Cuomo for prioritizing COVID-19 antibody testing for NYC Police Officers

April 15, 2020 In the News
PBA Salutes Medical Workers at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx

TV and radio stations covered the PBA’s salute to the medical workers at Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx, where the union delivered hundreds of sandwiches and other food to hospital staff. Stories appeared on PIX 11 News, CBS 2 News, NY1 News, News 12 Bronx and CBS 880 radio.

April 14, 2020 Press Releases
Cops make special delivery at Jacobi Medical Center to salute heroic hospital staff

April 13, 2020 In the News
Cop-Killer to be Released

The media reports on the state parole board’s decision to free another cop-killer. The PBA slammed the decision and demanded answers from the Parole Board on whether the COVID-19 pandemic played a role in the decision. Read the press release. Stories appeared in the NY Post, NY Daily News, and 1010 WINS.

April 13, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
P.C. Richard: As you know, businesses throughout our area have been stepping up to support NYC police officers during this time of crisis. P.C. Richard & Son is one such company, and we encourage you to visit our letter and their offer.

April 12, 2020 Press Releases
PBA demands answers on COVID-19 parole impact after another cop-killer is set free

April 8, 2020 Benefits
Update on Vision Providers

Visionworks: As of the most recent information available to us, select Visionworks locations are reopening.  Please visit the Visionworks website  for details on locations and hours of operation.
Davis Vision: Please visit Davis Vision regarding how to use your PBA Vision Plan benefits during the COVID-19 emergency.  We are working with Davis Vision to ensure access to your Plan benefits in the face of provider office closures due to federal and state guidance.

April 8, 2020 Benefits
2019 Medicare Part B

The City will be sending retired members their Medicare Part B Reimbursement payments at the end of April 2020. See full information

April 7, 2020 In the News
Media Reports on PBA Meal Deliveries at Montefiore

The media reports on the front line solidarity on display at Montefiore Medical Center, where PBA members saluted and delivered food for the nurses doctors and hospital staff. Stories appeared on PIX 11 News, ABC 7 News, News 12 Bronx, NBC 4 News and New York 1 News. The event was picked up locally in the Norwood News and nationwide on TV stations from Boston to San Francisco.

April 6, 2020 Press Releases
Cops Continue Salute to Medical Workers at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx

April 4, 2020 In the News
PBA Delivers Food to Hospital Staff

Dozens of PBA members turned out at Jamaica Hospital to cheer for and deliver food to the nurses, doctors and hospital staff who are with us on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to the media, Pat Lynch once again demanded adequate supplies of protective equipment for cops on the street. Stories appeared in the Daily News, Staten Island Advance, NY Post, ABC 7 News (noon and afternoon), Fox 5 NewsNew York 1 News, and CBS 2 News

April 3, 2020 In the News
Push to Release Violent Offenders

The Daily News reports that Bronx public defenders want a judge to release violent suspects over coronavirus fears. PBA President Patrick J. Lynch said: “The pro-criminal advocates are exploiting this pandemic to push their agenda to insane extremes. Anybody who pulls a gun on police officers has no business being put back on the street. Our city is in crisis and police officers have enough to worry about without running into the same vicious criminals we locked up months ago.”

April 3, 2020 Press Releases
Police Officers Deliver Food to Frontline Medical Workers at Jamaica Hospital

March 30, 2020 PBA Updates
COVID-19 Update: Report Issues in Your Command

March 28, 2020 PBA Updates
COVID-19 Update: Department Updates Policies Regarding High-Risk & Pregnant MOS

March 26, 2020 Contract Updates
Update on Arbitration

March 24, 2020 PBA Updates
COVID-19: Various Issues

March 20, 2020 Press Releases
New PBA radio ad: 'Frontline Families' deserve protection and respect

March 20, 2020 Benefits
Contact Funds Office

We are committed to providing our members the best possible benefits and services at this difficult time.  However, due to certain federal, state, and local restrictions related to the COVID-19 emergency, the PBA Health and Welfare Office is currently closed.  Our staff is working remotely and available to assist you. See details.

March 18, 2020 PBA Updates
Coronavirus Update: Guidance on Declined Prosecutions

March 16, 2020 Publications
The Beat: March 2020

March 14, 2020 In the News
PBA Files Complaint Over Lack of COVID-19 Supplies

The Daily News, NY Post, Associated PressNY Times, News 12 Brooklyn and WCBS radio report on the PBA’s complaint filed with state health and safety regulators over the NYPD’s failure to equip cops with adequate protective supplies — including masks, gloves, sanitizers and cleaning supplies — to protect against the COVID-19 virus. A follow-up story in the Post noted that hand sanitizers delivered to commands following the PBA’s complaint were expired or half-empty.

March 13, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Files Health and Safety Complaint Over Lack of COVID-19 Gear

March 13, 2020 PBA Updates
COVID-19 Update

March 9, 2020 Press Releases
New PBA Radio Ad: Stop the Pro-Criminal Agenda

March 5, 2020 In the News
Lynch Speaks Out Against Pro-Criminal Agenda

Following the would-be Bronx cop-killer’s indictment and court appearance, Pat Lynch called on the public to speak out against the pro-criminal agenda that is making the streets less safe. Stories appeared in the Daily News, the Chief LeaderNew York 1, and 1010 WINS online, and on ABC 7 News, NBC 4 News, Fox 5 News and CBS 2 News.

March 5, 2020 PBA Updates
Coronavirus Update

February 28, 2020 In the News
Cop-Killer 'Celebration' Outrage

The Post and NBC 4 News report on a disgusting “celebration” that was to be held at a New York Public Library branch for deceased cop-killer Robert Hayes, a BLA member who murdered Transit P.O. Sidney Thompson in 1973. After outcry from the PBA and P.O. Thompson’s family, an updated Post story reports that the library won’t host the event. See Pat Lynch’s full statement here.

February 27, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on Cop-Killer's Library "Celebration"

February 24, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Real Estate/Mortgages
BHI Home Inspections: 15% off for all active and retired MOS

February 21, 2020 Publications
The Beat: February 2020

February 19, 2020 Political Action
PBA Endorsement

Chaim Deutsch for Congress

February 17, 2020 Press Releases
Cop-killer denied parole, but gets new bid in just nine months

February 15, 2020 In the News
Cop-Shooter Indictment and New Threats

The PBA was back in court for the reading of the indictment against the Bronx cop-shooter, where Pat Lynch advised all MOS to remain alert in light of new threats and called on the public to help. Stories appeared in the Daily News, the Post, Newsday, ABC 7 News, and on NY1 News, CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, FOX 5 News (early and late), PIX 11 News, 1010 WINS Radio and CBS 880 Radio. Watch full video of the PBA press conference here.

February 14, 2020 Contract Updates
Tentative Arbitration Dates Set

February 13, 2020 Op-Ed
Daily News Op-Ed by Pat Lynch

The Daily News published an op-ed column by Pat Lynch saying now is the time for politicians to stand with New York City cops.

February 12, 2020 Op-Ed
Pat Lynch Fox News Op-Ed

In an op-ed column for Fox News, Pat Lynch addresses the dangers facing New York City police officers, noting that time is running out for our elected officials to reverse course and end their anti-police rhetoric.

February 11, 2020 In the News
Police Unions Take on Elected Officials

The police unions' reactions to this weekend's targeted attacks on cops — including Pat Lynch's demand that all elected officials renounce their past anti-police rhetoric and begin backing cops — appeared in stories on NY 1 News, CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, ABC 7 NewsFox News online, and the Staten Island Advance.

February 11, 2020 In the News
Would-Be Cop-Killer Arraigned

Media coverage of the would-be Bronx cop-killer's arraignment on numerous counts of attempted murder and other charges, after which Pat Lynch vowed that cops would follow the case through to the end to ensure that the shooter spends the rest of his life behind bars. Stories appeared on CBS 2 News, NBC 4 News, Fox 5 News, ABC 7 News, PIX 11 News and WABC Radio.

February 10, 2020 In the News
Two Targeted Attacks on Cops in Bronx

Extensive media coverage of two assassination attempts on police officers in the Bronx less than 12 hours apart: ABC 7 News had live coverage of Pat Lynch’s remarks at the hospital Saturday night following the first shooting. The next day, the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Fox 5 News, UPI, CBS 2 News, WPIX 11 News and 1010 WINS News covered Pat Lynch’s news conference following the second shooting, in which he put the blame squarely on elected officials who have fostered hatred and violence toward police officers.

February 9, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch on Second Targeted Shooting in 12 Hours

Pat Lynch speaks to the media outside Lincoln Hospital following the shooting of two MOS within 12 hours in the Bronx. Lynch warns once again that elected leaders’ anti-cop rhetoric is encouraging hatred and violence against police officers.

February 9, 2020 Press Releases
PBA statement on second targeted attack on cops in 12 hours

February 5, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch: Crime Stats Show Public Safety Emergency

Pat Lynch called out Mayor de Blasio for the increasing crime in New York City, saying “The double-digit increases in shootings, robberies, burglary and thefts aren’t the product of any single law or policy. They are the result of failed leadership and a political culture that denigrates and devalues the work police officers do.” His comments were picked up by the NY Post, NY Daily News, ABC 7 News, Staten Island Advance, Telemundo 47, CBS 2 News, WINS Radio, and New York 1. Read the full press release here.

February 5, 2020 Publications
The Beat: January 2020

February 4, 2020 In the News
State Lawmakers Call on De Blasio to Raise NYPD Pay

President Patrick J. Lynch is quoted in a NY Daily News article and News 12 Bronx about 43 state lawmakers signing on to a letter by Sen. Andrew Gounardes and AM Peter Abbate that urges Mayor de Blasio to give PBA members a fair market wage. See Senate letter here, and see Assembly letter here.

February 4, 2020 Press Releases
PBA: Crime Stats Show Public Safety Emergency

January 31, 2020 Contract Updates
Arbitration Update

January 29, 2020 In the News
PBA Sues to Reverse CCRB Power Grab

The Daily NewsNY1 News and WNYC radio report on the PBA’s lawsuit to reverse the CCRB power-grab ballot measure, which was passed in November. The suit argues that, because the provision increasing the CCRB’s budget violates state law, the entire package must be scrapped. Read the full release and lawsuit here.

January 28, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Sues to Reverse Illegal CCRB Ballot Measure

January 24, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Merchandise
Appliances Connection

January 23, 2020 In the News
MTA Poaching NYPD Police Officers

In stories by the Wall Street Journal and NY Post, Pat Lynch slams Mayor de Blasio for not paying PBA Members a fair market wage as hundreds of NYPD officers leave for the MTA PD.

January 21, 2020 In the News
Lynch on de Blasio’s “Subway Diversion” Program: Don't Blame Cops

In Post and Daily News stories about the NYPD's "subway diversion" program to address homelessness, Pat Lynch says that cops are being used as "a Band-Aid to cover up another of Mayor de Blasio's failures." Read his full comments here.

January 21, 2020 Press Releases
PBA Statement on NYPD "Subway Diversion" Program

January 18, 2020 In the News
Outrage Over Parole Hearings

The NY Post reports on the outrage over the parole hearings for the killers of P.O. Harry Ryman and P.O. Anthony Abruzzo, which were granted to ahead of the normal two-year schedule.

January 17, 2020 In the News
Serial Burglar Released Again and Again

In a Daily News story about a serial burglar who has been released without bail time and time again, Pat Lynch draws the connection between Mayor de Blasio’s anti-cop campaign in 2013 and the current bail law disaster. Read Lynch’s full comments here.

January 17, 2020 In the News
Pat Lynch on New Bail Law Disaster

In a CNN op-ed, James Gagliano quotes Pat Lynch on the disaster that is the NY State bail reform. See full press release.

January 17, 2020 Press Releases
Felon-friendly Parole Board speeds up cop-killers' bids for freedom

January 17, 2020 Press Releases
Lynch: Cops are beyond frustrated with pro-criminal policies

January 16, 2020 Contract Updates
Arbitrator Unable to Serve

January 16, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Sports
Columbia University: Columbia University Men’s & Women’s Basketball will be honoring New York City’s Finest on January 31 & February 8th with FREE tickets

January 10, 2020 Offers & Discounts
Offers: Education
NYPD Scholarships The NYPD Office of Professional Development offers a variety of Department-administered scholarships and provides information on scholarships and tuition reductions that are offered by the City and other organizations for MOS. Please click the link, above, to view these educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level.

January 8, 2020 In the News
Lynch Defends Privacy of Members' Records

In a Daily News article, Lynch explains why repealing Civil Rights Law Section 50-A, as some activists are proposing, is a very bad idea.

January 5, 2020 PBA in the Community
3 Kings Celebration