What's New on This Website (2012)

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DateMonday, December 31, 2012

DateThursday, December 27, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA Reacts to IBO Budget Report: “From Superstorms to Labor Settlements”

DateMonday, December 24, 2012

    • WNYC reports on the PBA’s recent ad campaign that use Hurricane Sandy to remind the public that police officers routinely face danger to keep them safe.

DateSunday, December 23, 2012

    • Pat Lynch and members of the PBA's executive board delivered hundreds of toys to the Sandy-devastated community of Far Rockaway.  The PBA also delivered gift cards, toys and food to the New Dorp Beach area of Staten Island at the Patrol Bureau Staten Island's party for the benefit of hurricane victims and for the second year to the Browwnville recreational center where the children murdered at the Sandy Hook school were remembered. See story in the Daily News and a second story on NBC.

DateSaturday, December 22, 2012

    • On ABC 7 news, in light of the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook School, PBA president Pat Lynch emphasizes the need to get assault weapons out of the hands of civilians. 

    • Fox 5, NBC 4 and CBS 2 report that the PBA joined in a toy and coat drive in Far Rockaway to bring some cheer to the children who were victims of Hurricane Sandy. 

    • Press Release: Photo and Caption: NYCPBA's Sandy victims party on Staten Island

DateFriday, December 21, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA reacts to the Denial of Parole for Convicted Killer of PO Edward Byrne

DateThursday, December 20, 2012

    • Lt James Giblin, MTS, uncle of Daniel Barden, 7, killed in Newton, CT shooting, has started a fund to help the Barden family through this tragic time.  To donate or for more information click here: http://www.bardenfund.com/

    • 8th Annual Tribute to James D. McNaughton

DateWednesday, December 19, 2012

    • The Daily News reports the PBA’s support for an “absolute ban” on assault weapons, quoting Pat Lynch as saying “there is no legitimate reason” for such weapons to be in the hands of civilians. 

    • Lynch comments in the New York Times on a court decision regarding questioning individuals during a legal car stop saying: “To make unlawful a simple inquiry that would serve to protect the safety of police officer and public alike is to endanger everyone.”

DateTuesday, December 18, 2012

    • Full-page ad that appeared, or will appear, in the following newspapers: Daily News, 12/10; Chief-Leader, 12/11; New York Post, 12/12; Newsday, 12/13; The Wave, 12/21; El Diario, 12/14 and 12/17; Staten Island Advance, 12/20; New York Post CNG, 12/17-12/21; American Police Beat, first week of January.

    • Press Release: The nation’s largest municipal police union — The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (NYCPBA) — supports an absolute ban on assault weapons for private citizens

    • The Chief Leader reports Pat Lynch’s comments in a story about the PBA’s important victory in winning 9/11 cancer presumption cases.

DateSaturday, December 15, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA President reacts to the murder of innocent people at the Sandy Hook Elementary School

DateFriday, December 14, 2012

    • Reported in the Daily News, the PBA wins an important case for all 9/11 responders establishing a precedent for the city to provide evidence that cancer wasn't 9/11 related.  Pat Lynch is quoted expressing his outrage at the city's attitude toward sickened first responders.

DateWednesday, December 12, 2012

DateTuesday, December 11, 2012

DateMonday, December 10, 2012

    • New York Post: Pat Lynch slams the Zadroga bill compensation fund for its inability to pay claims in a timely fashion, noting that NYC police officers responded quickly and decisively.

DateWednesday, December 5, 2012

    • Offers: Updated Great Wolf offer

DateTuesday, December 4, 2012

    • The Chief Leader reports PBA Pres Lynch's bashing of how the CCRB works in an update about CCRB lawyers prosecuting in the NYPD trial room.

    • In the Chief Leader's story about the compassion of PO Larry DePrimo who bought boots for a homeless man, Pat Lynch praises the officer's actions while noting that NYC police officers routinely perform acts of kindness towards those in need.

DateMonday, December 3, 2012

    • NYP Disaster Relief Fund Filing Deadline is Friday, Dec. 14 at 1600 hours.  Click here for details.

DateSaturday, December 1, 2012

    • Newsday: Parole denied in 1988 Queens cop killing

DateFriday, November 30, 2012

    • Press release: PBA President Reacts to Denial of Parole for Cop-Killer Scott Cobb

    • Offers: Special offer for MOS for the final two home games of the Jets regular season

DateThursday, November 29, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA President Reacts to Officer Who Bought Boots for a Homeless Man

DateWednesday, November 21, 2012

DateWednesday, November 14, 2012

    • Anyone needing assistance with college financial planning please call Rob Hamilton at 718-948-0133

DateWednesday, November 7, 2012

DateTuesday, November 6, 2012

DateMonday, November 5, 2012

DateSunday, November 4, 2012

    • TADAM: Temporary phone numbers for Health & Welfare questions

DateSaturday, November 3, 2012

    • A little more than an hour after PBA president Pat Lynch issued a statement calling for the postponement of the NYC Marathon which he called "...essentially a citywide party" stating that NYPD resources were too thin, the Mayor's office annonced its decision to cancel the race.  Lynch reacted to the cancellation calling it a "wise decision," and the story was reported in the New York Post, Wall Street Journal , Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, Huffington Post, Newsday, ABC News, and many news outlets throughout the United States.

DateFriday, November 2, 2012

    • Press release: PBA reacts to Marathon cancellation

    • Press release: PBA President says police resources are spread too thin to divert to Marathon coverage.  Calls for postponement.

DateTuesday, October 30, 2012

    • TADAM: Service Disruptions in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

DateSunday, October 28, 2012

DateThursday, October 25, 2012

DateWednesday, October 24, 2012

    • Magee Hickey of WPIX News reports on a pending lawsuit alleging brutality while PBA president Pat Lynch defends the officers' action as necessary force.

    • In a New York Times story, PBA president Pat Lynch defends the actions of Police Officer Vega who was videotaped using necessary force to arrest a trespasser.  Television reports on NY1 News, ABC 7 News, My9 News and NBC 4 News of the outstanding work done by off-duty PO Ivan Marcano who was shot in the process of breaking up an armed robbery shows Lynch at the hospital with the Mayor and the PC as they report the heroic action of this young officer.

    • Blood drive in memory of PO Michael Sullivan at the Tappan Zee High School on Nov. 8

    • Retired members presently working in the private sector as security managers can receive free counterterrorism training by joining NYPD SHIELD.  Click here for details.

DateTuesday, October 23, 2012

    • Chief-Leader: PBA president Pat Lynch argues for discretion for police officers while rapping the NYPD for 250 quotas

DateMonday, October 22, 2012

    • Offers: Hawaiian Airlines

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch reacts to the Court of Appeals decision not to hear a case where a gun collar was overturned by a lower court

DateWednesday, October 17, 2012

    • Latest PBA endorsements for November 6 election

    • PBA president Pat Lynch defends the actions of two officers accused of brutality in the videotaped arrest of a man.  ABC 7 News reporter NJ Burkett reports the story.

    • Press release: PBA president Pat Lynch defends officer in a videotaped arrest

DateMonday, October 15, 2012

    • PBA president Pat Lynch stands with Senators Gillibrand and Schumer, Congressman King and other first responders in opposition to budget cuts that would reduce Zadroga Bill funding by $38 million. See news stories on Fox News and New York 1.

DateFriday, October 12, 2012

    • Star of stage, screen and television, Tony LoBianco, who is a long-time friend of NYC police officers and the PBA, is starring in an amazing one-man show about Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia for a limited time.  Mr. LoBianco has arranged for discount tickets for members of the PBA and its staff.  Click here for details.

DateThursday, October 11, 2012

DateWednesday, October 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.

DateSunday, October 7, 2012

    • Gallery: Members of the PBA executive board gather with president Pat Lynch at the solemn memorial on the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the WTC.

DateFriday, October 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 Fox 5, PIX11 and NBC4.  PIX11 also aired a second story by Mary Murphy with a retrospective on the crime and with interviews with MOS who responded the evening of the assassination.

DateThursday, October 4, 2012

    • Offers: American Academy of Personal Training

    • PBA in the Community: The PBA presented plaques of appreciation to the students of IS 259 McKinley Intermediate School in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, for their participation in creating a beautiful memorial mural honoring all those who died during the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. 

DateTuesday, October 2, 2012

DateMonday, October 1, 2012

DateThursday, September 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 Edward 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.

    • Offers: Six Flags Frightfest (members only)

    • New endorsements for election

DateWednesday, September 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.

    • Offers: American Academy of Personal Training

DateMonday, September 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.  Click here to view the New York 1 News report or click here to watch the entire interview recorded by the PBA.

    • 10-13: Police Officer Owen Ortiz is fighting stage 4 cancer and needs help covering medical bills.   You may donate by visiting:  www.gofundme.com/owenortiz.  Anything you can do to help would be greatly appreciated.

DateSunday, September 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.

DateThursday, September 20, 2012

    • Press release: PBA's new "Keep Cop-Killers in Jail" webpage generates over 100,000 responses during first week

    • Press release: Slower quality of life police response increases disorder; disorderly streets have more serious crime

DateWednesday, September 19, 2012

DateTuesday, September 18, 2012

DateMonday, September 17, 2012

DateFriday, September 14, 2012

    • The Daily News reports the launching of the PBA’s new “Keep Cop-Killers In Jail” webpage in which Pat Lynch explains why the union initiated the effort. 

DateWednesday, September 12, 2012

    • PBA president Pat Lynch announces a new “Keep Cop-Killers In Jail” webpage that allows anyone to voice their opposition to the parole of cop-killers with just a few clicks of a computer mouse.  Click here for more details.

    • Pat Lynch tells the Daily News that the only solution to stopping excessive overtime while keeping crime under control is to hire more police officers. 

DateTuesday, September 11, 2012

    • Gallery: Members of the PBA executive board gather with president Pat Lynch at the solemn memorial on the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the WTC.

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

    • News organizations reported the endorsement of Assemblywoman Grace Meng for US Congress in a news conference held in front of One Police Plaza.  View the entire news conference video taped by the PBA, and see reports by the Western Queens Gazette and Sinovision TV.

    • Offers: Disney Vacation Club

    • New endorsements

DateMonday, September 10, 2012

    • Press release: NYC PBA Endorses Queens Assemblywoman Grace Meng for US Congress

DateThursday, September 5, 2012

DateWednesday, September 5, 2012

    • New York Sports Club corporate membership: four-page document includes NYPD program overview and membership agreement, as well as information regarding their September referral promotion

    • This Friday, Sep. 7, at 8:30 PM, there will be a free presentation of the new movie “End of Watch,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena, for law enforcement officers and PBA staff at the Regal Union Square cinema at 850 Broadway and 13th Street.  Following the movie, Mr. Gyllenhaal will make an special appearance in order to answer questions from the audience.  If you wish to attend, please visit http://endofwatchnycscreening.eventbrite.com/ in order to obtain your two free tickets. 

      Synopsis of movie: Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña star in the action thriller END OF WATCH as young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala as they patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The film creates a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay. Rated R. https://www.facebook.com/EndOfWatchMovie

DateMonday, September 3, 2012

    • Lynch says extra money generated by a modern chart should be used to hire more police and make pay more competitive.  View NY1’s report and a story in the NY Post.

    • 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.  Reports were aired on Fox 5, WPIX 11, NY1, NBC 4 and ABC 7.

DateMonday, September 2, 2012

    • Release: PBA president Pat Lynch addresses a former union proposal to increase tours of duty while reducing appearances that was recently evaluated by the Independent Budget Office

DateFriday, August 31, 2012

    • Free Movie Preview Passes! The first 50 to visit www.GOFOBO.com — enter the code: POLICENZHP  — will receive a free pass to see END OF WATCH on Tue., Sep 18 at 7:00 PM at the AMC Empire 25. Synopsis of movie: Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña star in the action thriller END OF WATCH as young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala as they patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The film creates a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay. Rated R. https://www.facebook.com/EndOfWatchMovie

DateSunday, August 26, 2012

DateFriday, August 24, 2012

    • TADAM: Lawsuit on behalf of all current and retired NYPD Officers who have performed active military service since Sep. 11, 2001

    • Press release: Pat Lynch's statement on the murder of PO Edward Byrne 24 years ago

DateWednesday, August 15, 2012

DateFriday, August 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 President Pat Lynch who explains that the bad guys know there aren’t enough police officers on the streets and it has emboldened them.  See the WPIX story here and see the entire unedited interview here.

DateMonday, August 6, 2012

    • Additions to list of oral surgeons participating in pilot implant services

DateSunday, July 29, 2012

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch's statement on the passing of Thomas R. Sullivan, president of the Lieutenants Benevolent Association

DateFriday, July 27, 2012

    • Press Release: Lynch reacts to Mayor Bloomberg’s comments today on a radio program saying the city doesn’t need more police

DateTuesday, July 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 also available here for your viewing.

    • Press Release: PBA president Pat Lynch reacts to Mayor Bloomberg’s comment on CNN last evening

DateThursday, July 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.  The story was reported on NBC 4; PIX 11; and in the Daily News and the New York Post.  You can also see Lynch’s entire statement in a PBA recorded video.

DateWednesday, July 18, 2012

DateTuesday, July 17, 2012

DateTuesday, July 10, 2012

    • Press Release: Statement by Pat Lynch on 7,000-officer decrease

    • Lynch is quoted in today's Chief-Leader, reacting to an Appellate Court decision reversing the conviction of a gun-toting 14-year old arrested in a stop-and-frisk: "This police officer's testimony describes a legally executed and appropriate stop that resulted in the confiscation of a dangerous and illegal handgun from a juvenile in a neighborhood overrun with guns. The ability of a police officer to stop, question and frisk an individual is a highly effective tactic when left to the discretion of a police officer...Police officers' discretion to use the appropriate tool in any given set of circumstanc3es is critical to effective policing.”

DateMonday, July 9, 2012

DateWednesday, July 6, 2012

    • New York Post: Inside NYPD’s perilous sweeps of high-rise project buildings

DateWednesday, July 5, 2012

    • Special offer from King Quality Construction

    • Press Release: Statement from PBA president Patrick J. Lynch on increased violence against Police Officers

DateWednesday, July 4, 2012

    • Daily News: Pat Lynch says search on gun-toting suspect was "legally executed and appropriate."

DateTuesday, July 3, 2012

    • Press release: Pat Lynch reacts to another gun-toting juvenile’s stop-and-frisk conviction being overturned by the Appellate Division.

DateThursday, June 28, 2012

DateTuesday, June 26, 2012

DateThursday, June 14, 2012

    • Pat Lynch speaks in support of  PO Richard Haste following the officer’s indictment.  Print reports appear in Newsday, Post, Daily News and Wall Street Journal, videos on New York 1, WPIX, WABC, WCBS, Fox News at 5 PM and at 10PM, My9, and News12, and radio on WCBS radio and FM News.

    • Teagan Doria10-13: Officer needs assistance:  PO Michael Doria’s two month old daughter, Teagan, was born without a pulmonary artery and will be undergoing extensive surgery on June 20th at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto CA.  Mike and his wife are struggling to cover medical expenses.  They are very grateful to the members of the WTC Command who attended a 10-13 but are still short.  Anyone who wishes to donate to their cause may do so through PAYPAL by sending a donation to BabyDoria@719@gmail.com.  Any help you can give is deeply appreciated.

DateWednesday, June 13, 2012

    • 10-13: Ed Smith needs a bone marrow donor

DateMonday, June 11, 2012

DateWednesday, June 6, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA president Pat Lynch comments on the NYCLU “stop and frisk” app

    • Offers: 50% off Hobie sunglasses, and a free gift for the first 20 buyers

DateMonday, June 4, 2012

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch reacts to the Post story: “NOCTURNAL AFFAIRS: DA dolts party all night atop IAB’s tix-fix files” 

    • New date for pension seminar

DateWednesday, May 31, 2012

    • Offers: New specials for members at Woodloch

DateTuesday, May 29, 2012

DateFriday, May 25, 2012

    • In a NY Post story, PBA president Pat Lynch slams the Bronx District Attorney’s office for an “ineffective prosecution” in a case where an armed car thief — whose DNA and fingerprints were on the guns he was carrying when arrested — was acquitted by a Bronx jury both for the weapons charge and also for attempted murder of a police officer by slamming the stolen car into PO Fannie Ortiz.

DateThursday, May 24, 2012

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch reacts to the conviction of an armed car thief who intentionally ran down a uniformed  officer but who was acquitted by a Bronx jury after an ineffective prosecution by the Bronx DA’S office.

    • Offers: New York Red Bulls discounted tickets

    • PBA President Pat Lynch is quoted in a CBS news radio and a WINS news story praising the maximum sentence handed down to the killer of PO Alain Schaberger.

DateWednesday, May 23, 2012

    • Press release: PBA President reacts to sentencing of the killer of PO Alain Schaberger

    • In a recently interview recorded by the PBA, 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.

DateTuesday, May 22, 2012

DateThursday, May 17, 2012

DateWednesday, May 16, 2012

DateTuesday, May 15, 2012

    • The Chief Leader reports on the PBA’s campaign to bring attention to the gross mistreatment of MOS in Traffic Court by IAB bosses.

DateFriday, May 11, 2012

    • PBA president Pat Lynch fights for street renaming in honor of slain Police Officer Phillip Cardillo in a report on CBS news.

    • Offers: Anywhere Vacations & Travel

DateTuesday, May 8, 2012

DateMonday, May 7, 2012

DateFriday, May 4, 2012

    • PBA president Pat Lynch is quoted in a SI Advance article regarding the union’s long-standing opposition to quotas.
    • New York 1 News, Newsday and the Staten Island Advance cover the PBA’s Finest of the Finest awards ceremony.

    • Slideshow: Photos of the 40th anniversary on April 15, 2012 of the line of duty murder of Police Officer Phillip Cardillo commemorated by a motorcycle ride and a ceremony at the 28 Precinct.  Officer Cardillo was shot to death in the infamous “Harlem Mosque” case where a bogus 911 call drew officers into a trap.

    • Slideshow: Photos of the 24th anniversary memorial on Feb. 26, 2012 marking the assassination of Police Officer Edward Byrne in the confines of the 103rd Precinct.  The memorial was held at the intersection of 107 and Inwood Street at the very spot where drug dealers shot and killed the officer as he guarded the home of a prosecution witness.

    • Slideshow: Police Officer Kevin Brennan has been referred to as the “Miracle Cop” for surviving a point blank range shot to the back of his head.  These photos mark the “walkout” on Feb. 10, 2012 of Officer Brennan from Mt. Sinai hospital just ten days after the shooting.

DateThursday, May 3, 2012

DateWednesday, May 2, 2012

    • New York 1 News, WNBC, and WABC and report the conviction of the killer of PO Alain Schaberger while WCBS, Fox5, WNBC, WABC, My9 and WPIX report the release of Police Officer Eder Loor from the hospital after his surgery for a knife wound to his brain.

    • As reported in the Daily News, NY Times and Newsday, PBA president Pat Lynch pledges to push for the maximum sentence allowed by law in the death of Police Officer Alain Schaberger calling it the union’s “sacred obligation.”

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch reacts to conviction of cop killer

DateTuesday, May 1, 2012

    • In this week’s Chief-Leader, PBA president Lynch calls penalties for “ticket fixing” cases “unfair and unnecessary”  while the paper’s editorial page notes Lynch’s call to hire more police in order to fight guns on the street.

DateThursday, April 26, 2012

    • Pat Lynch speaks to NY 1 News regarding the difficulty PO Schaberger’s family faced in hearing graphic details of their son’s murder.

    • New mortgage offer

DateThursday, April 25, 2012

    • Pat Lynch speaks to NY 1 News following the day’s testimony in the murder of PO Alain Schaberger.

DateTuesday, April 24, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA President comments on the opening of cop-killer trial.

DateThursday, April 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.  View news coverage in the Daily News; NBC 4, News 12 Brooklyn and see the entire, unedited news conference in a video shot by the PBA.

    • Press Release: PBA President comments on the opening of cop-killer trial

DateWednesday, April 18, 2012

    • Metro newspaper reports the PBA’s opposition to “civilianization” calling it a band-aid approach to a serious shortage of police officers.

DateTuesday, April 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 on: NY1, CBS2; Fox5; NBC4; ABC7; MY9; PIX11.

    • Press Release: PBA reacts to proposed civilianization

    • Pat Lynch speaks to reporters following a court appearance of the shooter of PO Kevin Brennan.  View reports on Channel 4 at noon NBC Nonstop; and Channel 11.

DateMonday, April 16, 2012

    • Help build a home for a wounded “Home Grown Brooklyn Hero,” US Army SPC Bryan Dilberian, by purchasing tickets for a benefit concert by Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band on April 27, 2012 at Brooklyn College.  Click here for details.

    • Offers: Exclusive 30 percent off for members at Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos, Sun-Thu., until June 14, 2012.

    • New section: PBA in the community

DateWednesday, April 11, 2012

    • Offers: One day 15% law enforcement discount on NFL merchandise on  Friday, April 20th.  Click here for details.

    • In the Daily News, Pat Lynch bashes the NYPD evaluation system and pledges to use every means available, legal and otherwise, to protect officers from abuse by unscrupulous bosses who use evaluations as a weapon.

DateTuesday, April 10, 2012

    • In an article in the Chief Leader reporting on the PBA’s radio ads about stress being caused by IAB bosses in traffic court, Pat Lynch takes on the NYPD’s denials and accuses management of trying to hide behind a wall of statistics. The topic is also covered on Fox Business News.

    • Following a discussion and interview with Pat Lynch, Daily News columnist Denis Hamill writes that police should be treated like the heroes they are and not like perps in traffic court.

DateMonday, April 9, 2012

    • In a Channel 7 report by NJ Burkett claiming that NYC is the safest big city for everyone but police officers, Pat Lynch ties the proliferation of illegal guns and an increase of officers being shot to lack of manpower.  View the report aired on Channel 7 and the entire lengthy interview recorded by the PBA.

    • Latest PBA magazine

DateThursday, April 5, 2012

    • New York Times and WNYC: Union ad stresses the stress officers deal with

    • Traffic Court Radio Ad: Click here to listen to the latest PBA radio commercial.

DateThursday, March 29, 2012

DateWednesday, March 28, 2012

DateTuesday, March 27, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA reacts to CCRB prosecuting in NYPD trial room.

    • In an effort to teach young children the lessons of 9/11, the students of McKinley Intermediate School have painted a mural with the names of all those who died in the attack.  The Memorial will be dedicated on May 16th and the school has extended an invitation to all police officers to attend.  Please click here for more information.

    • Offers & Discounts: From You Flowers, Hobie sunglasses

    • Benefits: New annuity beneficiary form

DateMonday, March 26, 2012

Date Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    • As reported on New York 1 News, Fox TV news and WINS radio news, Pat Lynch joins the Public Advocate in announcing the release of medical information for 9/11-related cancer-stricken MOS to Mt. Sinai and calls for cancer to be included in the Zadroga bill. 

Date Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Date Monday, March 19, 2012

Date Wednesday, March 14, 2012

DateThursday, March 8, 2012

DateWednesday, March 7, 2012

DateMonday, March 5, 2012

    • Pat Lynch calls an Assemblyman’s proposal to require police to undergo a mental evaluation every three years “absolutely unnecessary” in the Daily News and NY Post; on New York 1 and WPIX; and on CBS and WINS news radio.

DateSunday, March 4, 2012

    • Press Release: Pat Lynch slams the city’s efforts to deny deceased PO Frank Macri’s family a line of duty pension.

    • Press Release: PBA reacts to Assemblyman Stevenson's proposed legislation requiring psychiatric evaluations every three years for Police Officers due to police shootings.

DateTuesday, February 28, 2012

DateMonday, February 27, 2012

DateThursday, February 23, 2012

    • 10-13: Please support Liliana Biscione, daughter of Tommy Biscione from Midtown South. Click here for details.

    • Offers & Discounts: Madame Tussauds

DateWednesday, February 22, 2012

    • 20th Precinct Reunion, April 27. See flyer for details.

DateTuesday, February 21, 2012

DateFriday, February 17, 2012

DateThursday, February 16, 2012

    • This full-page PBA advertisement ran in The Daily News on Fri., Feb. 10; New York Post on Mon., Feb. 13; El Diario on Mon., Feb. 13; the Chief on Tue., Feb. 14; the Washington Post on Wed., Feb. 15; the Amsterdam News on Thu., Feb. 16.

    • Pat Lynch says the city’s offer to release information of those who worked during the rescue, recovery and cleanup “…is of no value in the short term” because it doesn’t provide a cancer rate among our members.  See coverage from Channel 4, the Daily News and the Wall Street Journal.

DateWednesday, February 15, 2012

DateTuesday, February 14, 2012

    • Retired police officer William Farely who is suffering from 9/11 related pancreatic cancer speaks with Channel 4’s government affairs reporter Melissa Russo about his plight.

DateMonday, February 13, 2012

DateSunday, February 12, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA demands immediate release of WTC cancer data.

    • Following 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, reports were broadcast on New York 1, Channel 7. Channel 11, and CBS radio news.  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.

DateFriday, February 10, 2012

DateThursday, February 9, 2012

    • On Channel 4 and Channel 11 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.

    • Press Release: PBA President reacts to the confession of Officer Figoski’s killer that was broadcast by NBC last evening.

DateWednesday, February 8, 2012

    • Channel 4’s “ I Team” broadcasts the confession of Lamont Pride who is accused of shooting and killing PO Peter Figoski.

DateTuesday, February 7, 2012

DateMonday, February 6, 2012

    • A story in the New York Post reports on the NYPD’s refusal to release 9/11 cancer data among MOS, and quotes Pat Lynch saying: “It’s time to stop the obstruction and provide the date the Police Department has already collected so that the federal government doesn’t have to operate in the dark.  How many more have to die before the city releases these data?”

DateThursday, February 2, 2012

    • The New York Post reports PBA President Pat Lynch's reaction to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio's letter to Mayor Bloomberg urging the city to do more in studying WTC-related cancers among police officers.

    • The New York Post reports Pat Lynch's reaction to news that suspect in incident caught on video violently resisted arrest and seriously injured a police officer.

    • New date for pension seminar.

DateWednesday, February 1, 2012

    • Press Release: Statement by PBA President Pat Lynch about Public Advocate de Blasio’s letter to Mayor Bloomberg urging the City to conduct a thorough study of WTC-Related cancers among NYC Police Officers.

    • Press Release: Statement By PBA President Pat Lynch re Bronx incident caught on video

    • PBA President Pat Lynch appears at press conference about police officer who survived being shot in the head by a criminal in Brooklyn. Coverage on Channel 2, Channel 5, Channel 7, Channel 11, and New York 1.

    • The New York Post, the Daily News, Channel 4, Channel 5, Channel 7, New York 1 and 1010WINS report PBA President Pat Lynch's reaction to the interim order banning off-duty use of objects or apparel bearing NYPD logo.

DateTuesday, January 31, 2012

    • Press Release: PBA President Pat Lynch reacts to interim order banning off-duty use of objects or apparel bearing NYPD logo.

DateThursday, January 26, 2012

    • The New York Post reports that the PBA wins right to file grievance on behalf of officer who claimed he suffered retaliation for not writing enough summonses  and doing too few stop-and-frisks and for consulting with union delegates about the problem.

DateThursday, January 19, 2012

    • Press Release: Statement by PBA President Pat Lynch, Reacting to Mayor Bloomberg’s Pension Proposals

DateThursday, January 19, 2012

DateWednesday, January 18, 2012

DateTuesday, January 17, 2012

DateMonday, January 9, 2012

    • 10-13: James D. McNaughton memorial event

DateSunday, January 8, 2012

    • 10-13: PO Rachel Morgan of the Paramus, NJ Police

DateSaturday, January 7, 2012

    • News 12 Bronx reports on Bronx BP Ruben Diaz’s “Three Kings Day” celebration at which toys donated by the PBA were distributed to children at PS 5 in the Bronx.  Check out the smiling faces on the children and PBA officials in the background.

DateThursday, January 5, 2012

DateWednesday, January 4, 2012

DateTuesday, January 3, 2012

    • Pat Lynch speaks to the Chief Leader regarding how the PBA reacts to the death of one of its members and what it does to help the family deal with the grief during the process.

    • Offers: Shen Yun Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Jan. 11-15

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