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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.
Nov. 2, 2017 Report praising hero cop in terrorist attack.
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 11, 2017 Coverage of the funeral of P.O. Miosotis Familia.
July 10, 2017 In an interview with WPIX 11, Pat Lynch blasted Brooklyn Judge Loren Baily-Schiffman for releasing a mentally unstable man who said he wanted to kill police officers after he assaulted and attempted to disarm an 83 Pct. member.
July 8, 2017 Vigil for P.O. Miosotis Familia at the 46th Precinct.
July 6, 2017 Follow up story on death of PO Miosotis Familia.
July 5, 2017 The city mourns the assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia in the Bronx. See morning coverage and News at 6.
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. 
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. 
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. 24, 2017 Reports on the City’s proposed budget include Pat Lynch’s comments that with $2.6 billion in new spending, there is not a penny for police raises or disability coverage.
Jan. 10, 2017 Members mourn Steven McDonald

2016

Nov. 7, 2016 In an interview with PIX 11 News at the candlelight prayer vigil for Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo at the 43 Precinct, Pat Lynch praised the strong turn out by cops, community members and clergy to support the family of a fallen hero.
Oct. 28, 2016

Police officers from the 103 Pct. joined Pat Lynch and the Dep. Com. Lawrence Byrne, the brother of assassinated police officer Edward Byrne, in opposing the parole of the four cold-blooded cop-killers who committed the crime in 1988.  

Oct. 25, 2016 Report on changes in the Justice Department’s  investigators from local NYC to a Washington DC based team handling the Eric Garner case.
Oct. 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. 26, 2016 Report on the PBA protest at the Mayor’s gym before the event began. 
Sept. 25, 2016 Report on the PBA's planned demonstrations this week at the Prospect Park YMCA to demand a fair contract with competitive wages from Mayor de Blasio. 
Aug. 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 25, 2016 Report on the PBA’s effort to force the NYPD to comply with state labor laws regarding time allotted for women to pump breast milk for their newborn babies.
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. 
June 1, 2016 Report on the department’s new “Use of Force”  guidelines.  PBA president Lynch said that the PBA has many issues with the new procedures and that they will make it more dangerous for both police and the public. 
Apr. 12, 2016 Pat Lynch calls the suspension of a police officer who blamed increased traffic tickets on de Blasio “a colossal politically motivated overreaction…” 
Mar. 23, 2016 The Brooklyn District Attorney has recommended that former PO Peter Liang serve no jail time in a fatal accidental shooting.   PBA president Pat Lynch told the media that criminalizing an accident serves no good purpose and that the DA should never have indicted the officer to begin with.
Mar. 17, 2016 PIX 11 News reports on using police officers to backfill for crossing guards who don’t show up. PBA president Pat Lynch is quoted noting that police are frequently called upon when other services fail but the NYPD needs more police officers to keep up with the demand. 
Mar. 15, 2016 The PBA held a news conference today to announce all of the results of the union’s first-ever membership survey.
Mar. 14, 2016 Report on “preview” findings of the union’s first ever survey of its members reporting that morale is at rock bottom, the city is getting less safe and most officers would leave for a better paying law enforcement job. 
Mar. 8, 2016 Following the Federal prosecutor Phreet Bharra’s announcement that there will not be any charges filed against PO Richard Haste in the shooting of Ramarley Graham, PBA president Pat Lynch told the media that while we gratified that there are no charges, there are no winners in this case and that it was a good faith effort to rid the community of guns and drugs that lead to the tragedy. 
Feb. 28, 2016 Report on Pat Lynch’s call for CCRB chairman Richard Emery to resign or be dismissed.
Feb. 5, 2016 Hero police officer Patrick Espeut walks out of Lincoln Hospital to the applause of his fellow officers less than 24 hours of being shot.  Pat Lynch uses the occasion to call for the hiring of more police officers. 
Feb. 5, 2016 Following the shooting of hero POs Patrick Espeut and Diara Cruz, Pat Lynch spoke to the media from a conference room at Lincoln Hospital citing the dangers of vertical patrol and calling on the public to inform police of anyone that they know who has an illegal weapon.
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.”

2015

Dec. 30, 2015 Funeral of American hero and NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Nov. 30, 2015 PIX 11 News’s Kori Chambers quotes the PBA’s  president, Pat Lynch,  criticizing the CCRB during the second part of a two-part “puff piece” series that claims to take a look at the inside workings of the CCRB.  Part 1 and Part 2.
Nov. 11, 2015 The PBA contract rally in front of Gracie Mansion.
Nov. 5, 2015 Report on the early morning protest in front of the penthouse of PERB chairman Howard Edelman, and interview with Pat Lynch.
Oct. 25, 2015 Pat Lynch calls for a boycott of Quentin Tarantino's violence-filled movies after the director called police officers "murderers" at an anti-police rally on Saturday Oct. 24.
Oct. 21, 2015 Report on the murder of P.O. Randolph Holder, member of the PSA 5 anti-crime team, who was killed while pursuing a gunman in East Harlem. Speaking at the hospital following P.O. Holder's passing, Pat Lynch asked for prayers for the family and said, "these police officers need your support as we bury our brother police officer.  But it can’t end there. We need your support every day, on every corner, in every neighborhood, so we can continue to carry ourselves like superheroes, so we can save you and protect you." 
Oct. 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. 
Oct. 8, 2015 Coverage of the PBA’s objections to the CCRB’s substantiation of the use of force complaint in the Blake case continues to be reported. 
Sept. 19, 2015 Report on the renaming of a street in Far Rockaway in honor of P.O. Dennis Guerra, who was killed in the line of duty in while responding to an arson fire in April 2014.
Sept. 15, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch, who was furious over editorials calling for the firing of the police officer involved in the stop of former tennis pro James Blake, sent an open letter  (read entire letter here) to all “arm-chair judges” slamming them for coming to conclusions with virtually no facts in the matter. 
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. 
Aug. 25, 2015 The PBA’s vehement opposition to Federally mandated “Stops and Frisk Receipts” is verbalized by Pat Lynch.
July 30, 2015 Pat Lynch states emphatically that the PBA has “serious concerns” about the use of body-worn cameras and that they need to be “extensively studied” before implementation. 
July 17, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch defends police officers of the 40 Precinct who are alleged to have downgraded crimes saying officers do as they are told or are punished and that the union will vigorously defend these members.
July 11, 2015 PIX 11 News reports the PBA's objections to the use of CCRB complaints and lawsuits against officers as part of an "early warning" system for spotting "problem" officers.
July 8, 2015 PIX 11 News reports the expected signing of an executive order by the Governor appointing a special prosecutor in death in custody cases, and reports the PBA’s lengthy objection and concern about it. 
June 12, 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.
June 8, 2015 In “Week in Politics” the anchor notes Lynch's reelection with 70% of the vote saying “that says a lot…”
June 5, 2015 Report on the Lynch landslide reelection.
May 19, 2015 Interview with Pat Lynch regarding a so called “art project” that simulates police shooting people with their hands up.
May 8, 2015 Report on the massive turnout for Police Officer Brian Moore's funeral.
May 3, 2015 Report on the PO Brian Moore shooter’s arraignment and Lynch’s comments outside of the Queen’s Courthouse.
Mar. 5, 2015 PIX 11 News reports on PBA president Pat Lynch’s objection to new, more complex stop, question and frisk regulations.  Read Lynch’s entire reaction to the changes here.
Feb. 24, 2015 PBA president Pat Lynch and board members represent all PBA members at a tribute to 4th grader Savannah Solis who sent cards in support of the NYPD following the murder of POs Liu and Ramos. 
Feb. 11, 2015 With the indictment of an officer in the accidental discharge death of a man, Pat Lynch calls for the same due process for the officer as anyone else would receive and calls for consideration of the dangerous patrol duty the officer was assigned to do.
Jan. 8, 2015 PIX 11 news looks at the impact of less quality of life enforcement in a housing project.
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. 6, 2015 Comments on alleged slowdown.
Jan. 4, 2015 Funeral of P.O. Wenjian Liu.

2014

Dec. 20, 2014 The assassination of Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn.
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. 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 Report on the "Don't Insult My Sacrifice" letter.
Dec. 5, 2014 Continuing coverage of the PBA press conference and Pat Lynch's attack on the Mayor's lack of support for police officers.
Nov. 23, 2014 PIX 11's Maggie Hickey reports on an NYCLU class offered to high schoolers about how to interact with police.  Pat Lynch's remarks about the program were included in the story.
Nov. 13, 2014 Most local newspapers and electronic media report on the City Council’s ridiculous proposals to require police of obtain written or audio permission before conducting a search and another proposal to make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor crime.  Pat Lynch said the proposal were unnecessary and would endanger police officers and the public.
Nov. 12, 2014

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

Nov. 6, 2014 Pat Lynch defends two officers as they are arraigned in Brooklyn court saying that when all the facts are presented the officers will be vindicated. 
Nov. 4, 2014 Pat Lynch defends two officers indicted in Brooklyn for the use of force in making an arrest.
Oct. 24, 2014 Brother fights to keep 4 killers of NYPD Officer Edward Byrne in prison
Oct. 15, 2014 Report on police union attorneys arguing in court that the unions should be granted the right to intervene in the appeal of a federal judge’s findings and orders involving the use of stop, question and frisk.
Oct. 2, 2014

In stories about the Police Commissioner’s call to “weed out” bad cops, Pat Lynch said that the union will defend every officer and ensure their right to due process like every other American. 

Sept. 29, 2014 Lynch hammers the CCRB “chokehold report.”
Sept. 29, 2014 Pat Lynch defends the officers in the Garner case as grand jury proceedings begin.
Sept. 26, 2014 Funeral of PO Michael Williams
Sept. 24, 2014 In a story about the emergence of another arrest video where misconduct is alleged, PIX 11 News quoted Pat Lynch's statement that the video, like most others, doesn't show whole interaction, including the crime that lead to the arrest.
Sept. 24, 2014 Pat Lynch says he has confidence that, if the evidence is presented fairly to a grand jury, the officers involved in the Garner tragedy will be found to be working within the scope of the law.
Sept. 11, 2014 A follow up to Pat Lynch's lambasting of DI Corey Pegues, a thug turned cop turned thug again, aired on PIX 11 News noting that the officer of the 67 removed the former DI's photo and replaced it with a photo of murdered police officer Ed Byrne.
Sept. 9, 2014 In a report on PIX 11 (see also 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. 
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. 10, 2014 PIX 11’s Close Up with Marvin Scott:  Pat Lynch continues the PBA’s fierce defense of the officers in the Garner case in a wide ranging interview with veteran TV reporter Marvin Scott.
Aug. 6, 2014 Pat Lynch is live on the John Gambling show to discuss the Garner case and the rush to judgment of our officers.
Aug. 5, 2014 The PBA and SBA conducted a joint news conference to address police haters, resisting arrest and to set the record straight on the tragic death in custody of Eric Garner.
Aug. 4, 2014 Lynch is quoted about the arrest of Ramsey Orta (who videoed the arrest of Eric Garner) for possession of an illegal handgun.
Aug. 1, 2014 The PBA responds to the Medical Examiner’s findings in the death of Eric Garner. 
July 3, 2014 WPIX reports on the NYPD’s plan to desk officers out on patrol for 90 days.  PBA president Pat Lynch called it an admission of a severe shortage of officers on the street and a last ditch, band-aid effort to deal with shootings.
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. 
May 19, 2014 Heroic and severely injured police officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital. 
May 16, 2014 Joined by the families of murdered police officers Anthony Dwyer and Harry Ryman, Pat Lynch calls for the NY state Parole Board to deny the parole requests of two cop-killers. During the followup Q & A, Lynch states that this state should have a viable death penalty. Police Officer Harry Ryman’s daughter, Margaret, talks about the loss to her family and how having to testify every two years at parole hearing is like reliving the nightmare.
May 1, 2014 Pat Lynch addressed the media following the arraignment of Marcell Dockery in the murder of PO Dennis Guerra telling them not to be fooled by a young face and that his criminal act was one of an adult for which he must be held responsible.
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.
Apr. 14, 2014 Funeral of Police Officer Dennis Guerra
Apr. 10, 2014 Report of the death of hero police officer Dennis Guerra.
Apr. 6, 2014 Two officers, Dennis Guerra and Rosa Rodriguez, both of the Housing Bureau, courageously responded to a fire on the 18th floor of the Unity Towers on Surf Avenue in Brooklyn.  They were overcome by smoke upon exiting the elevator and both suffered severe smoke inhalation.  Firefighters responded and the officers were removed to hospitals where both are in critical condition.  PBA President Pat Lynch joined Police Commissioner Bratton and Mayor de Blasio at the hospital and is quoted in several reports. 
Feb. 26, 2014 Police Officer James Li was shot three times in a gunfight with a perp who had boarded the back of a city bus without paying a fare.  Li and his partner, Police Officer Randy Chow were on patrol in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn when the incident occurred.  PBA president Pat Lynch joined Police Commissioner William J. Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio for a briefing in Kings County Hospital where Officer Li was being treated following the shootout.
Jan. 30, 2014 PBA president Pat Lynch expresses “serious concerns” about the stop and frisk settlement’s impact on police officers and insists that the PBA will “make every effort” to protect our members rights.
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. 8, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch joins host Marvin Scott on Channel 11’s public affairs program “PIX Closeup” for a wide ranging discussion of topics centered on the appointment of William J. Bratton as police commissioner.
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.
Jun. 24, 2013 Pat Lynch joins the Mayor, the Police Commissioner, several district attorneys past and present and the other police union presidents in opposing the “biased” policing bill and the call for an Inspector General at a news conference held at 1 PP. 
Jun. 11, 2013 A police officer is shot in the foot by a handcuffed EDP who grabbed another officer’s weapon outside Harlem Hospital.  PBA president Pat Lynch responded to the hospital and attended a news conference with the mayor.
Mar. 20, 2013 Pat Lynch opposes the concept of an Inspector General for the NYPD.
Feb. 28, 2013 Dozens of uniformed officers join the family of fallen police officer Peter Figoski and PBA president Pat Lynch at the sentencing of cold-blooded cop-killer Lamont Pride as Judge Allan Marrus sentences Pride to 45 years to life.
Feb. 25, 2013 PBA president Pat Lynch joined Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and other union leaders in opposing an $85 billion federal budget cut which will in turn reduce funding to the Zadroga bill. 
Feb. 11, 2013 Pat Lynch expresses the disappointment and anger of the PBA and the Figoski family over the failure of a jury to convict Lamont Pride of aggravated murder of a police officer which would have put him in prison for life without possibility of parole. 
Jan. 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 Magee Hickey reports on a pending lawsuit alleging brutality while PBA president Pat Lynch defends the officers' action as necessary force.
Oct. 10, 2012 PIX11’s Mario Diaz reports on increasing crime as PBA president Pat Lynch decries the dramatic reduction in police resources and its impact on public safety.
Oct. 5, 2012

In the PBA’s continuing effort to deny cop-killers parole, Pat Lynch joins the family of murdered PO Ed Byrne in delivering an impact statement against the parole of his four killers.  Stories were aired on PIX11 and a second story by Mary Murphy with a retrospective on the crime and with interviews with MOS who responded the evening of the assassination.

Sep. 27, 2012 PIX 11 News’s Mary Murphy interviews Diane Piagentini, the widow of PO Joseph Piagentini, who was assassinated by the Black Liberation Army along with PO Waverly Jones in 1971.  The story is part of the station’s unprecedented campaign to keep the killers of PO Matthew Byne who are up for parole this month in jail.  The story mentions the PBA’s new webpage that can be used to send a letter opposing parole to the state’s parole board.
Sep. 26, 2012 PIX 11 News reporters Arthur Chi’en and Mary Murphy did an in-depth story about the Feb. 26, 1988 assassination of PO Edward Byrne whose killers are now up for parole.  Veteran news reporter Mary Murphy covered the murder in 1988 and was the first to air the videotaped confessions of the killers.  Using vintage, often shocking,  news footage from 24 years ago and an interview with former PBA Queens South trustee Tony Keller who responded to the scene of the assassination, Chi’en reports the impact of this high-profile drug murder. The incredible five-minute long story concludes with a pitch by the reporter for viewers to visit the PIX 11 website in order to express their feelings about paroling cop-killers to the state.
Sep. 23, 2012 Marvin Scott’s “11 News Closeup” addresses the parole attempts of the murders of PO Edward Byrne in 1988 and features comments by elected officials, PBA president Pat Lynch and interviews with a former Det. Sgt. and SBA president Ed Mullins.
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.
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.
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. 
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 2, 2012 WPIX reports the release of Police Officer Eder Loor from the hospital after his surgery for a knife wound to his brain.
Apr. 17, 2012 News coverage of the attack by an EDP of Police Officer Eder Loor and the new conference at Mt. Sinai hospital where PBA president Pat Lynch spoke about the condition of the officer’s family.
Apr. 17, 2012 Pat Lynch speaks to reporters following a court appearance of the shooter of PO Kevin Brennan.
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. 12, 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. 9, 2012 Pat Lynch reacts to the confession of PO Figoski’s killer saying that the shooter is a coward who would say anything to avoid responsibility for shooting and killing a NYC police officer.
Feb. 1, 2012 PBA President Pat Lynch appears at press conference about police officer who survived being shot in the head by a criminal in Brooklyn. 
Jan. 4, 2012 The killers of PO Figoski appear in court. 

2011

Dec. 16, 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. 13, 2011 Reports are aired indicating that five are in custody for the murder of PO Peter Figoski.  Pat Lynch express outrage over a judge’s horrible decision to ROR a known dangerous felon without even setting bail and at the arraignment, notes that the perp was brought in cuffed with PO Figoski’s own handcuffs.
Oct. 28, 2011 Over one thousand PBA members joined Pat Lynch to rally in a show of support for fellow officers indicted for "ticket fixing" at the Bronx Hall of Justice. Reports at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
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. 7, 2011 Backed up by nearly one hundred uniformed and plain clothes PBA members, Pat Lynch calls the killer of PO Schaberger “a cold-blooded animal, a killer who should be behind bars” following the arraignment of George Villanueva in Brooklyn Criminal Court.
Mar. 18, 2011 Coverage of P.O. Schaberger's funeral and that of a fallen Nassau police officer.
Mar. 13, 2011 Pat Lynch stands with the Mayor and Police Commissioner at the news conference announcing the murder of PO Alain Schaberger.
Feb. 9, 2011 News coverage from the joint press conference on the steps of City Hall denouncing the mayor’s attack on the VSF and Police and Fire pensions.

2010

Dec. 25, 2010 Just before Christmas, Pat Lynch made an appeal to the public through the media on behalf of Angelo "Santa" Grande who is in need of a kidney transplant. So far, 45 people have contacted North Shore Hospital as potential donors and are being tested to see if they are a match.
Dec. 17, 2010 Seriously wounded PO Ricardo Ramirez is released from the hospital as Pat Lynch decries the release of his assailant on a low bail.
Dec. 11, 2010  The families of fallen heroes are feted at the annual PBA Holiday party.
Nov. 29, 2010 Pat Lynch is part of a lobbying delegation in Washington DC that unveiled the shields of police officers who died from toxic exposure following 9/11.
Nov. 25, 2010 Pat Lynch continues to press for the passage of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation bill at the wake of another first responder, 47 year old retired police officer Robert Ehmer who died of 9/11 related kidney cancer.
Oct. 27, 2010 Pat Lynch calls the killers of PO Russel Timoshenko “maggots who should never walk the streets.”
Jun. 30, 2010 Pat Lynch leads the charge against over-turning the death penalty for double cop killer Ronell Wilson whose federal death sentence was overturned on appeal.  Lynch's outrage hit the press only minutes after decision came down. Wilson will be re-sentenced and is still eligible for the death penalty.
Jun. 16, 2010 Pat Lynch speaks at anti-layoff rally at City Hall calling the loss of 6,000 police officers since 9/11 a "danger waiting to happen."
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. 5, 2010 As wounded PO Robert Salerno is released from Lincoln Hospital, his parents praise the department and the PBA for their support during his recovery.
Feb. 22, 2010 Pat Lynch reacts to acquittal of three officers falsely accused of sodomizing a perp or attempting to cover it up.
Jan. 29, 2010 Pat Lynch calls alleged brutality video "necessary force."
Jan. 25, 2010 PBA president Pat Lynch reacts to the impact of Albany's proposed budget and possible layoffs.
Jan. 21, 2010 Pat Lynch says three officers will be cleared at 71 Pct. alleged “sodomy” trial.

2009

Oct. 19, 2009 PBA endorses Bloomberg
Sep. 4, 2009 Pat Lynch encourages members to take advantage of on-job motorcycle training.
Apr. 3, 2009 Pat Lynch calls conviction of PO Lora for Man. 2 “a devastatingly wrong verdict” which will send a message to all police officers to “walk on by” an incident when off duty.
Mar.16, 2009 Report on the guilty verdict of Lee Woods in the murder of PO Russel Timoshenko.
Jan. 9, 2009 PBA reacts to ten-year sentence for Lillo Brancato for his involvment in death of PO Enchautegui.

2008

Dec. 22, 2008 A verdict in the Brancato trial and reactions to the Timoshenko mistrial
Dec. 19, 2008 Dexter Bostick is guilty of all charges in murder of PO Russel Timoshenko
Dec. 15, 2008 Updates on the murder trials of PO Daniel Enchautegui in the Bronx and PO Russel Timoshenko in Brooklyn
Dec. 13, 2008 CW11 interviews Pat Lynch on more budget cuts and layoffs
Nov. 12, 2008 Day two of the Timoshenko murder trial
Nov. 10, 2008 Pat Lynch speaks at the opening of the Timoshenko murder trial.
Aug. 21, 2008 PBA president and executive board join the Mayor in announcing a tentative agreement for the 2006/2010 contract.
July 29, 2008 PBA defends officers involved in two separate video taped incidents.
May 19, 2008 PERB award for 2004/06 police officers contract
Apr. 2, 2008 PO Michael Carey testifies at the Bell trial.
Feb. 26, 2008 Memorial for PO Edward Byrne

2007

Dec. 21, 2007 PBA, family and wounded cops fight the parole of the killer of P.O. Stephen Gilroy. 
Dec. 10, 2007 Police union leaders join elected official on the steps of City Hall to call for the continued incarceration of a cop killer.
Oct. 30, 2007 With bonuses, veteran sanitation workers on collection earn more than veteran police officers.
Jul. 15, 2007 Rearraignment of alleged killers of PO Russel Timoshenko
Mar. 23, 2007 As injured PO Angel Cruz leaves the hospital, Pat Lynch blames increased assaults on Police Officers on inadequate staffing.
Mar. 5, 2007 PBA supports police officer Michael Carey at grand jury in shooting incident

2006

Dec. 12, 2006 Pat Lynch slams CUNY for center named in honor of a cop killer.
Dec. 4, 2006 PBA/DEA meet with Queens DA seeking fair treatment.
Nov. 30, 2006 Coverage of shooting in Queens
May 4, 2006 Lynch reacts to motion to suppress evidence in the killing of P.O. Enchautegui
Apr. 2, 2006 Pat Lynch Joins Council Speaker Christine Quinn in Seeking $9 Million to Upgrade 18,000 Vests
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. 20, 2006 Diane Piagentini and PBA president Pat Lynch call on the NY State Division of Parole to deny parole for Black Liberation Army assassins Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom who murdered of PO Joseph Piagentini and PO Waverly Jones in 1971.

2005

Dec. 14, 2005 Police from near and far honor P.O. Daniel Enchautegui at funeral
Dec. 10, 2005 News coverage of the heroic action and tragic death of PO Daniel Enchautegui
Dec. 6, 2005 20,000 police officers honor fallen comrade at funeral
Dec. 4, 2005 Lynch joins Senator Schumer in calling for tougher gun laws
Dec. 1, 2005 Lynch at indictment of the murderer of PO Dillon Stewart.
Nov. 29, 2005 Pat Lynch calls for death penalty
Oct. 21, 2005 Lynch calls Conroy conviction "wrong."
Sep. 23, 2005 Pat Lynch speaks about desensitizing our children to violence in news stories about a new, violent police video game.
Jun. 28, 2005 Pat Lynch speaks about the PERB award the morning after the decision was rendered.
Jun. 19, 2005 Pat Lynch joins Senator Chuck Schumer in voicing opposition to a violent video game where the goal is to kill police.
Jun. 8, 2005 Patrick Caprice released from hospital
Mar. 7, 2005 Mistrial declared in Zongo case.
Mar. 3, 2005 Questions raised about quality of new recruits
Feb. 1, 2005 Pat Lynch calls for strong penalties to deter illegal sales of police uniforms and badges

2004

Aug. 30, 2004 PBA pickets Madison Square Garden
Aug. 24, 2004 Widows and children demonstrate on behalf of the union
Aug. 23, 2004 PBA writes to President Bush
Aug. 21, 2004 NYPD threatens to arrest PBA demonstrators
Aug. 19, 2004 Laura Blackburne faces charges
Jun. 8, 2004 Giant rally at City Hall
Mar. 24, 2004 Falsification of crime statistics
Feb. 10, 2004 Vote of no confidence in commissioner Kelly.

2003

May 27, 2003 Lynch continues fight against quotas.

2002

Dec. 6, 2002 Judge Upholds Cop Shooting Dismissal