Press Releases INDEX


Jan. 11, 2017 PBA President on arrest of City Council Members at demonstration
Jan. 11, 2017 PBA and widow oppose parole for police assassin
Jan. 9, 2017 PBA President's statement on filing suit against the City for illegal and arbitrary release of police body cam video


Dec. 19, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Passage of Harmful “Right to Know” bills
Dec. 18, 2017 PBA on Revisions to City Council's Right to Know Act
Dec. 16, 2017 PBA delivers holiday cheer to needy children and food to homeless families
Dec. 12, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on “Right to Know” bills 
Nov. 28, 2017 NY state PERB finds impasse and appoints a mediator for NYC Police Officer's contract
Nov. 20, 2017 PBA president Pat Lynch slams Brooklyn College management over student effort to keep police off campus
Nov. 9, 2017 Statement by PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on conviction on all counts of the killer of Police Officer Brian Moore
Nov. 8, 2017 PBA President says solo patrols in the subway are dangerous
Nov. 6, 2017 PBA President's statement on the acquittal of Police Officer Wayne Isaacs
Nov. 1, 2017 Regarding the heroic actions of Police Officers at the scene of the terrorist attack
Oct. 24, 2017 PBA President's statement on the issue of homeless in the subway
Sept. 26, 2017 PBA President slams judge for "extraordinarily poor judgment" for releasing the dangerous man who later shot a Yonkers Police Officer
Sept. 16, 2017 PBA President responds to anti-police adjunct professor's statements: reiterates "He needs to be fired immediately."
Sept. 15, 2017 John Jay College Professor tweets " ... It's a privilege to teach future dead cops;" PBA President calls for his immediate dismissal
Sept. 14, 2017 Statement by PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Release of Body Cam Footage from Bronx Shooting
Sept. 13, 2017 Majority of candidates supported by NYC PBA secure important victories in Tuesday's primary races
Sept. 8, 2017 PBA President on CCRB charges against officer in Garner case
Sept. 1, 2017 PBA President on Bias at CCRB
Aug. 31, 2017 Robin Hayes, President and CEO of Jetblue, receives the NYC PBA’S “Person of the Year” Award
Aug. 23, 2017 NYC PBA Endorses Eric Gonzalez for Brooklyn District Attorney
Aug. 22, 3017

PBA President on PERB Impasse Filing

Aug. 10, 2017 NYC PBA announces endorsements in 11 City Council races across the City
Aug. 9, 2017 Family member to deliver victim’s impact statement opposing parole for the killer of Police Officer Edward Byrne
July 24, 2017 NYC PBA announces first round of endorsements in City Council races
July 9, 2017 Man with homicidal/suicidal mental issues who attempted to take an officer's gun was arrested, charged and immediately released by a judge: PBA PRESIDENT ISSUES AN URGENT WARNING TO ALL.
July 5, 2017 PBA President's Statement on the Assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia
June 29, 2017

PBA President on Enactment of Pension Legislation in Extraordinary Session

June 16, 2017 PBA President on indictment in dragging of police officer
June 5, 2017 Statement of PBA President regarding Police Officer Veve and the accused 15-year-old assailant
May 26, 2017 PBA criticizes CCRB dysfunction after director's offensive comments
May 20, 2017 Lynch on state response to Times Square incident
May 18, 2017
PBA also stands with Rafael Ramos Foundation in parade boycott
May 18, 2017 NYC PBA agrees with NYPD’S Hispanic Society's Puerto Rican Day Parade boycott
Apr. 8, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on state budget agreement providing NYC Police Officers an adequate disability benefit
Mar. 30, 2017 Appellate Division overturns lower court and affirms that police officers’ disciplinary records are confidential records
Mar. 28, 2017 PBA President responds to yet another CCRB records leak
Mar. 23, 2017 PBA President renews call for investigation after firing of CCRB leaker
Mar. 21, 2017 PBA president criticizes CCRB and calls for investigation
Jan. 27, 2017 Police officers demonstrate unity with overwhelming approval of contact
Jan. 24, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the Mayor's Preliminary Budget
Jan. 19, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Quinnipiac Poll Results
Jan. 18, 2017 PBA President opposes the release of FALN leader
Jan. 17, 2017 Police Officers resigning at an alarming rate; Many seeking better pay with other police departments
Jan. 11, 2017 New national Police survey supports NYC PBA’s survey findings
Jan. 10, 2017 PBA President Pat Lynch on Steven McDonald
Jan. 6, 2017 PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Governor Cuomo's reduction of Judith Clark's sentence for the Brinks robbery where three were murdered
Jan. 5, 2017 Shootout on Staten Island underscores need for better training, equipment and pay for NYC Police Officers to counter threats
Jan. 4, 2017 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on latest crime statistics


Dec. 27, 2016 PBA President Patrick J. Lynch's statement on body cameras and pay
Nov. 28, 2016 New poll shows significant support for women and men of the NYPD, but growing concerns about quality of life and direction of the city
Nov. 5, 2016 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the tragic loss of Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo
Nov. 1, 2016 PBA President's statement on the appointment of John Siegal to the CCRB
Oct. 28, 2016 PBA President on Mayor's claim that PBA "refuses to negotiate" on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show.
Oct. 25, 2016 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the Justice Department's assignment of a new investigative team in the Eric Garner case
Oct. 14, 2016 PBA President on de Blasio's proposed changes to Civil Rights Law 50 A puts police officers at greater risk of attack.
Sept. 27, 2016 PBA suspends demonstrations out of respect for fallen FDNY Battalion Chief
Sept. 20, 2016 PBA President Pat Lynch on arrest of motorcycle fanatics who injured police officers
Sept. 16, 2016 Lynch: Calls for firings do not seek justice
Sept. 13, 2016 PBA's Position on Overtime Opportunities for Officers on Modified Duty
Sept. 8, 2016 Statement from PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on UFA Pension Bill
Sept. 5, 2016 PBA statement on de Blasio agreement with Sanitation workers.
Sept. 1, 2016 Nation's largest municipal Police Union -- the NYC PBA -- names Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. 2016 Person of the Year
Sept. 1, 2016 PBA opposes changes to law that protects officer’s personnel records
Aug. 25, 2016 Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke named PBA’s Person of the Year
Aug. 17, 2016 Statement on the passing of former NYPD First Deputy Commissioner John Timoney
Aug. 12, 2016 PBA President on raises for Mayor’s staff
Aug. 9, 2016 PBA President says police shouldn't have to work the Paid Detail
Aug. 2, 2016 NYC PBA Members organize outside Gracie Mansion and Park Slope YMCA to call on Mayor to address Police Officer pay
Aug. 2, 2016 Statement of PBA President Pat Lynch on the departure of PC Bratton and appointment of James O'Neill
July 25, 2016 Statement by Pat Lynch on new anti-terror equipment
July 20, 2016 Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the illegal trespass demonstration in the lobby of the building that houses the union’s headquarters
July 15, 2016 Statement of NYC PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Mayor de Blasio’s Comments on the Brian Lehrer Show
July 8, 2016 Statement of NYC PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Assassinations in Dallas
July 1, 2016 PBA President on Police Commissioner's remarks about quality of life
June 29, 2016 Lynch on new CCRB chair: removes all impartiality from “independent agency”
June 28, 2016 NYC PBA Files Declaration of Impasse in Negotiations with de Blasio Administration on Police Officer Pay
June 23, 2016 PBA President on appellate court ruling on Local Law 71 (Community Safety Act)
June 23, 2016 NYC PBA places full-page ad in Indianapolis newspaper ahead of mayor de Blasio’s visit
June 16, 2016 Finest of the Finest
June 6, 2016 Statement of NYC PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on City Hall's refusal to reach an agreement on disability pension
June 3, 2016 PBA President Lynch slams NAA For dismissing complaint against Edelman
June 1, 2016 PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on new use of force procedures
May 31, 2016 NYC PBA launches second TV ad in major campaign criticizing mayor de Blasio for lack of support of fair pay for Police Officers
May 5, 2016 PBA President on conviction of Marcell Dockery in the death of Police Officer Dennis Guerra. (Includes audio.)
Apr. 13, 2016 PBA President on the resignation of CCRB Chairman Richard Emery
Apr. 12, 2016 Richard Emery sued for derogatory language by female CCRB Director as PBA renews its call for his termination
Apr. 12, 2016 PBA President defends Police Officer who said blame de Blasio for traffic tickets
Apr. 5, 2015 PO John Scarangella’s killer dies in prison
Mar. 30, 2016 PBA President's statement on video-taped arrest of a postal worker.
Mar. 25, 2016 Arbitrators object to PBA’s citing of unethical behavior by Howard Edelman
Mar. 23, 2016 PBA on DA's recommendation of no jail time for Liang
Mar. 17, 2016 Should Police Officers fill in for absent school crossing guards?
Mar. 15, 2016 NYC PBA Members: NYC is heading in the wrong direction
Mar. 9, 2016 PBA supports and defends CPR training officer who was placed on modified duty in connection with the Liang case.
Mar. 8, 2016 Statement by PBA president Patrick J. Lynch on the US Attorney's decision not to press charges in the Ramarley Graham case
Feb. 25, 2016 PBA President on the governor’s call for Emery to apologize or resign and Emery’s empty apology for calling cops “pigs”
Feb. 24, 2016 PBA says Emery should have no role at CCRB
Feb. 16, 2016 Federal monitor's changes: Bad for cops; good for criminals
Feb. 13, 2016 PBA President weighs in on CCRB Chairman's conflict of interest
Feb. 11, 2016 PBA President on PO Pete Liang being found guilty of manslaughter: Jury got it wrong
Feb. 5, 2016 PBA President: There's nothing routine about routine vertical patrol
Feb. 3, 2016 Subway crime solution: More cops
Feb. 1, 2016 Statement of PBA President regarding the request to the mayor by the family of Ramarley Graham to fire Police Officer Richard Haste
Jan. 22, 2016 PBA files ethics complaint against arbitrator Edelman
Jan. 20, 2016 Lynch slams arbitrator's payday saying it was "not legitimately earned ..."
Jan. 20, 2016 Anonymous possible terrorist threat against Police Officers prompts warning from the NYC PBA to its members to be cautious
Jan. 15, 2016 Nationwide law enforcement boycott started by NYC PBA hurts cop-hater Tarantino’s “stinker” Hateful Eight
Jan. 14, 2016 PBA President calls elected officials' raises an abomination and an insult
Jan. 7, 2016 Suspect in the 1972 assassination of Police Officers Foster and Laurie is sentenced upstate for heroin sales
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