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DateThursday, January 18, 2018

    • Police officers from Brooklyn South join PBA president Pat Lynch and board officers in Brooklyn Criminal court during the appearance of Justin Murell who is charged with attempted murder of PO Dalsh Veve who remains hospitalized since the dragging last June.  Reports appeared in the Daily News and on ABC 7 TV, WINS radio and WOR radio. Listen to Lynch’s entire statement here.

DateWednesday, January 17, 2018

    • Newsweek magazine reports on the PBA’s lawsuit to stop the arbitrary and illegal release of police officer’s body cam video.  Read the entire press release here.

DateTuesday, January 16, 2018

DateSaturday, January 13, 2018

    • The Chief Leader reports the PBA's lawsuit to prevent the illegal and arbitrary release of police body cam video and editorializes on the same topic.  They also report on the PBA's call to keep cop-killer Herman Bell in prison by denying him parole.

DateFriday, January 12, 2018

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    • The PBA joins police widow, Diane Piagentini, in opposing the parole of Herman Bell who killed three police officers in two states including NYC police officers Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones. Stories were printed in the Daily News and Post. Read the entire press release here

    • Pat Lynch hammers City Council members who took part in a protest that blocked an ambulance as it tried to get to a hospital.  Lynch noted that the city needs leadership, not showmanship (read Lynch entire statement here) from media hungry politicians.  Stories appeared in AM NY; Daily News; Post and the SI Advance

    • The body cam suit was reported by RT.com which reaches 13 million readers.

    • The Queens Chronicle announced that Pat Lynch will serve as the Grand Marshal of the Bayside St. Patrick’s Day parade.

DateThursday, January 11, 2018

DateWednesday, January 10, 2018

DateTuesday, January 9, 2018

DateMonday, January 8, 2018

DateTuesday, January 2, 2018

    • The Washington Times published an opinion piece regarding the downgrading of crimes in NYC and quotes the PBA’s past survey in support of the lack of confidence in the crime stats.

DateThursday, December 28, 2017

DateSaturday, December 23, 2017

DateWednesday, December 20, 2017

DateTuesday, December 19, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on passage of harmful “Right to Know” bills

    • The Times, the Post and the Daily News report on the PBA’s plans to highlight de Blasio’s anti-labor record — including offering police officers 42 months of zero raises — during his appearance at a political event in Des Moines, Iowa. Reports also appeared on NY1 News, ABC 7 News and WINS and WNYC Radio.

    • Newsday and WCBS Radio report on the upcoming sentencing of the cop-killer who murdered P.O. Brian Moore.

    • A New York Post story about the City Council's movement of the "Right to Know Act" highlights the PBA's continued opposition to the bills, including the Pat Lynch's statement that the PBA had zero input into the revisions to the bills.  Read the full statement here.

DateMonday, December 18, 2017

    • Press Release: PBA on Revisions to City Council's Right to Know Act

DateSunday, December 17, 2017

    • The PBA's tradition of caring for families in need continues with donations of toys in Far Rockaway and Brownsville and the sponsoring of a holiday dinner for families living in shelters in conjunction with the Crown Heights Youth Collective.  Stories appeared on NY 1 News and in Newsday.  Read the press release here and see the PBA Photo Gallery.

DateWednesday, December 13, 2017

    • Pat Lynch hammers the City Council’s revisions to two additional police oversight bills calling them dangerous for discouraging pro-active policing that fights terrorism.  See the Daily News, Post, AM New York, Observer and New York 1 TV News, Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

DateTuesday, December 12, 2017

    • Press Release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on “Right to Know” bills 

DateMonday, December 11, 2017

DateSunday, December 10, 2017

DateThursday, December 7, 2017

    • In an op-ed piece published by the Daily News, PBA president Pat Lynch takes Mayor de Blasio’s hypocritical “support” of unions to task.

DateWednesday, December 6, 2017

DateMonday, December 4, 2017

    • 10-13: James McNaughton's 13th Annual Memorial Tribute, Jan. 27, 2018

DateFriday, December 1, 2017

    • Chief Leader: PERB Mediator appointed as last step before arbitration.  Union is not concerned that no other unions have settled in this round.

DateThursday, November 30, 2017

DateWednesday, November 29, 2017

    • The State, at the PBA’s urging, has appointed a Mediator in an effort to arrive at terms of a contract for our police officers.  Reports appeared in: Daily News; NY Post and AM New York.  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

DateTuesday, November 28, 2017

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • Press release: NY state PERB finds impasse and appoints a mediator for NYC Police Officer's contract

DateMonday, November 27, 2017

DateTuesday, November 21, 2017

    • Pat Lynch hammers the management of Brooklyn College for failing to support NYC police officers when students call for a ban of cops on campus.  Stories appeared in: NY Post; College and University and an editorial appeared in the NY Post.  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

    • Ralph Friedman, one of the most decorated detectives of his time, has a new TV show “Street Justice” about his career.  For more info, click here.

DateMonday, November 20, 2017

    • Press release: PBA president Pat Lynch slams Brooklyn College management over student effort to keep police off campus

DateFriday, November 17, 2017

    • Photo Gallery: PBA Board members pitch in to help Panico’s Community Market distribute 700 free Thanksgiving turkeys to US military veterans at the Northport Veteran’s Hospital. 

DateTuesday, November 14, 2017

DateMonday, November 13, 2017

DateFriday, November 10, 2017

DateThursday, November 9, 2017

    • Press release: Statement by PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on conviction on all counts of the killer of Police Officer Brian Moore

    • The Daily News reports the Transit Bureau’s intention of returning to solo patrols. Pat Lynch is quoted saying “there has never been a time when it was more urgent for police officers to patrol in pairs particularly in the subway…“ Read Lynch‘s entire statement.   

    • Media reports on jury deliberations in the murder of police officer Brian Moore. Reports appear in: New York 1, NBC 4, WINS, Newsday, Daily News, New York Times, and the New York Post.

DateWednesday, November 8, 2017

    • As the jury heads in to deliberate its verdict for the killer of P.O. Brian Moore, Pat Lynch told reporters that there is no doubt "that this jackal should stay behind bars forever." See PBA-recorded video of his remarks.

    • From Pat Lynch: Constitutional Convention DEFEATED — Thanks to You

DateTuesday, November 7, 2017

    • Final list of PBA endorsements for today's election

    • PO Wayne Isaacs is acquitted of all charges in a “road rage” incident where he was attacked, struck and had his life threatened by motorist with a long criminal record.  Pat Lynch called the verdict “proper and just” (see full release) while noting police officers have to react to dangerous situations on duty and off.  Reports appeared in:  Fox 5 TV; WNYC radio; NY Times, Daily News. NY Post, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, AMNY, Times Union.

    • The Chief Leader praises PO Ryan Nash and his fellow officers for their role in stopping the horrific terrorist attack on the West side of Manhattan last week.

DateMonday, November 6, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Payroll Deductions for Tier 3 Enhanced Members

    • Press release: PBA President's statement on the acquittal of Police Officer Wayne Isaacs

DateFriday, November 3, 2017

DateThursday, November 2, 2017

DateWednesday, November 1, 2017

    • Press release: Regarding the heroic actions of Police Officers at the scene of the terrorist attack

    • Discount for Play Fair at the Javits Center which celebrates toys, games, entertainment, and play aimed at young children and families on November 4-5.

DateTuesday, October 31, 2017

DateFriday, October 27, 2017

DateThursday, October 26, 2017

DateWednesday, October 25, 2017

    • Pat Lynch hammers elected officials who complain about quality of life issues and then make policy preventing police from addressing those problems.  He is quoted in stories about homeless on the subway in: NY Times: CBS 2 News and Fox 5 News.  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

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DateTuesday, October 24, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President's statement on the issue of homeless in the subway

    • Latest edition of The Beat

    • Seventy-two year old retired Dallas Police Officer who lives with his wife, a Down Syndrome son and a dog, lost everything due to Hurricane Harvey. After 48 years of marriage, they are starting over with nothing. Read their story and help them, if you can,  at www.GoFundMe.com/helpfloodfamily

DateSaturday, October 21, 2017

DateFriday, October 20, 2017

DateThursday, October 19, 2017

DateWednesday, October 18, 2017

DateMonday, October 16, 2017

DateFriday, October 13, 2017

    • Endorsements update

    • PBA family member Kathleen Murray Moran whose husband, PO Brian Murray, was killed by a terrorist bomb on Sept. 11, 1976 has written a book, "Life Detonated," about what happened to her and her two children once the TV cameras left her heroic husband’s funeral.  This inspirational tale of courage takes the reader through Kathleen’s pursuit to discover why the bomb that was being defused at the range exploded to developing a kind of relationship with the wife of the husband/terrorist team who had planted the bomb at Grand Central Terminal and then hijacked an airplane to bring attention to their cause.  It’s a true story that reads like the very best fiction.  Click here for more information or buy the book at Amazon.

DateThursday, October 12, 2017

    • Flag Football Fund raiser on the field of MetLife stadium on Dec. 9th in honor of all those killed on 9/11 and since. Teams being sought. See the flyer and read the letter providing more information about the event.

    • NY 1 news reports on the PBA's and various other unions' positions in the upcoming Mayoral election.

    • On July 18th, 2015, Lauren Baruch, Amy Grabina, Brittney Schulman, and Stephanie Belli were killed in a tragic limousine accident on Eastern Long Island.  Retired MOS Paul Schulman, father of Brittney, started a petition to regulate and control limo operation. Sign the petition in support of these regulations here.  www.labspetition.org

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DateSunday, October 8, 2017

DateSaturday, October 7, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Solidarity with IBEW Local 3: “A Day Without Spectrum”

DateFriday, October 6, 2017

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    • 10-13: Fundraiser to benefit Christopher Freda

    • Upcoming Memorial Services:

      • Wednesday, October 11: Patrol Borough Brooklyn North Memorial Mass. See flyer for details
      • Friday, October 13 at 1100 hours, Battery Park Memorial Wall Ceremony, Battery Park City, Liberty Street & South End Avenue, New York, NY 10004
      • Wednesday, October 18: PO Michael J. Buczek & PO Christopher G. Hoban Memorial March and Mass. See flyer for details.
      • Sunday, November 19: Guardians 35th Memorial Service and Breakfast. See flyer for details.

DateThursday, October 5, 2017

    • Benefits: City Health Benefits Program Open-Enrollment Reminder
    • Offers: Half price discount for active and retired MOS to see “Ferguson: Truth Matters.” A reenactment of the controversial killing of Michael Brown on stage using only Grand Jury testimony. FERGUSON shows the audience something the media won't: The Truth.

    • Active and retired MOS who are Military Veterans are invited to a special Veteran’s Day celebration.  Click here for details.

DateTuesday, October 3, 2017

DateMonday, October 2, 2017

DateFriday, September 29, 2017

    • Pat Lynch’s call made in the year 2000 for a boycott of Springsteen shows — following the release of the song “American Skin, 41 shots” — popped up again in an analysis of minority protests published today in the magazine “The Week”.

    • The Long Island Herald ran a story about future Eagle Scout, Conor Lynch, who won a scholarship and credited his uncle Pat of the PBA for being his inspiration to study law enforcement, politics and to serve the community.

DateWednesday, September 27, 2017

    • Pat Lynch called for a Bronx Supreme Court Judge to be held accountable for “extraordinarily poor judgment” for releasing a man arrested with a bag full of guns and knives on to the streets who later shot a Yonkers Police Officer.  The injured officer, Kayla Maher, is the daughter of a retired NYPD Sergeant.  She is expected to fully recover. See Daily News and PBA press release.

DateTuesday, September 26, 2017

DateThursday, September 21, 2017

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    • 10-13: Tue, Sep. 26: Detective Ramos Foundation Fundraiser  for the family of P.O. Miosotis Familia at O'Lunney's Times Square Pub. See flyer.

    • Sun, Oct. 22: Patti Ann McDonald, wife of fallen hero Det. Steven McDonald, speaks at a communion breakfast at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, 34-24 203rd St, Bayside, NY 11361.  See flyer.

DateTuesday, September 19, 2017

DateMonday, September 18, 2017

DateSunday, September 17, 2017

DateSaturday, September 16, 2017

DateFriday, September 15, 2017

DateThursday, September 14, 2017

    • Press release: Statement by PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on release of body cam footage from Bronx shooting

      Retired NYPD Lt. Michael Grant has a new novel out entitled “Manhattan.”  Click here for more info

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DateWednesday, September 13, 2017

    • Contract Update: PERB returns PBA and City to bargaining table

    • Press release: Majority of candidates supported by NYC PBA secure important victories in Tuesday's primary races

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DateTuesday, September 12, 2017

    • The Wall Street Journal reports on the rising number of 9/11-linked cancers ravaging first responders.

    • In a Chief-Leader story about the turmoil at CCRB, the Chief-Leader quotes Pat Lynch's criticism of the board's recent proposal to stop including complainant's rap sheets in case files, calling it one more example of the anti-police bias that has "always infected the supposedly impartial CCRB."  Read full quote.

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DateMonday, September 11, 2017

DateTuesday, September 8, 2017

    • Press Release: PBA President on CCRB charges against officer in Garner case

DateTuesday, September 5, 2017

DateSaturday, September 2, 2017

    • The Chief Leader reports on the naming of the PBA's Person of the Year while the Daily News reports on the CCRB's continued anti-police bias, quoting Pat Lynch.

DateFriday, September 1, 2017

DateThursday, August 31, 2017

    • Press release: Robin Hayes, President and CEO of JetBlue, receives the NYC PBA’S “Person of the Year” Award. See first and second sets of images from the convention.

    • Latest issue of PBA Magazine

DateTuesday, August 29, 2017

    • The Chief Leader reports on the PBA’s endorsements in races for the City Council.

    • Family Fun Day Fund Raiser to benefit The Brotherhood for the Fallen to be held Oct. 1 in Deer Park’s Strike Force Sports.

DateFriday, August 25, 2017

DateWednesday, August 23, 2017

    • The Daily News reports on the PBA's filing for impasse in its negotiations with the City, and quotes Pat Lynch saying that the union would prefer to reach another negotiated settlement, but the City has refused to engage in any meaningful discussion.  See full statement.

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • Press release: NYC PBA endorses Eric Gonzalez for Brooklyn District Attorney

    • Latest list of PBA endorsements

DateTuesday, August 22, 2017

DateSunday, August 20, 2017

DateWednesday, August 16, 2017

DateTuesday, August 15, 2017

DateMonday, August 14, 2017

DateFriday, August 11, 2017

DateThursday, August 10, 2017

    • Press release: NYC PBA announces endorsements in 11 City Council races across the City

    • Endorsements: Updated list of endorsements for City Council races

    • Following the PBA’s accusations regarding collusion between the Uniformed Superior Officer’s Coalition and the city to artificially hold down PBA members pay (read the story here), the Chief Leader editorializes on the issue. 

    • Politico reports on the PBA’s choices (read press release) for upcoming City Council races.

DateWednesday, August 9, 2017

    • Employment: Principal Digital Forensic Examiner at the Bronx DA's Office.

    • Press Release: Family member to deliver victim’s impact statement opposing parole for the killer of Police Officer Edward Byrne

DateTuesday, August 8, 2017

DateFriday, August 4, 2017

    • The Chief Leader reports the PBA’s allegation of collusion by the Uniformed Superior Officers Coalition to artificially hold down the salaries of NYC police officers.

    • Photo Gallery: Street Renamed in Honor of PO Randolph Holder

DateThursday, August 3, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Contract Update: Superior officers admit to conspiring with City to suppress PBA deal

DateFriday, July 28, 2017

DateThursday, July 27, 2017

    • In a NY Daily News story, Pat Lynch called a bill to render rent subsidies to the families of police officers killed in the line of duty, “…a good first step towards repaying our sacred debt to the families of the fallen.”

DateWednesday, July 26, 2017

    • Watch the full video or excerpts from the PBA Tier 3 Pension Seminar containing a detailed explanation of the Tier 3 Enhanced plan.

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DateMonday, July 24, 2017

DateSaturday, July 22, 2017

    • In a report published by Newsday, Pat Lynch praises the heroism of PO Robert Summers at the officer's funeral.  Summers died from 9/11 exposure related kidney cancer. 

DateFriday, July 21, 2017

    • In a Daily News article, Pat Lynch praises PO Robert Summers’ heroic actions during and after the attack on the WTC and for his courage in fighting the cancer which ultimately took his life.

    • The Post praises two Queens police officers for saving a woman and her grandchild from a smokey fire in Ozone Park.

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DateThursday, July 20, 2017

    • PBA board officers, delegates and members turned out to thank Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature for taking action to protect New York City police officers during a ceremonial bill signing for the Tier 3 disability enhancements enacted during this past legislative session. See photos on Facebook and PBA-recorded video of the event.

DateWednesday, July 19, 2017

    • John Jay College’s NYPD Leadership Scholarship Program Information Session offered on Thursday, July 27.  Click here for information.

    • Retired Detective Ralph Friedman newly released book “Street Warrior; The True Story of the NYPD’s Most Decorated Detective and the Era that Created Him” tells his story of working the 41 precinct aka “Fort Apache” during the rough and tumble days of the 70s and 80s.  It is the unvarnished story of harrowing vice and heroic grit by one of the toughest guys to ever wear the shield.  Available at Amazon.com and book sellers everywhere. See the book cover.

DateTuesday, July 18, 2017

    • NY1 News and News 12 Bronx report on the Brooklyn Cyclones honoring the family of P.O. Miosotis Familia during their NYPD Appreciation Night.  First Vice President John Puglissi told reporters that the event shows how the NYPD family has come together to support P.O. Familia's family following her death.

    • From Pat Lynch: Tier 3 Enhanced Opt-In Deadline: AUGUST 10

DateMonday, July 17, 2017

    • WABC radio host Larry Mendte addresses the call made by PBA president Pat Lynch for the demotion or removal from the criminal court bench of Judge Lauren “Let’em Loose Lauren” Bailey-Schifmann.  She released a homicidal/suicidal EDP who attacked a police officer, tried to take the officer’s weapon and admitted to detectives that he would have “killed all the cops” had he succeeded in getting the gun.

DateSaturday, July 15, 2017

    • The Post reports on the PBA's letter to state court administrators demanding that Judge Loren Baily-Schiffman be demoted from presiding over criminal cases after she released without bail a mentally unstable man who attacked and attempted to disarm a 83 Pct member. Read the letter here.

    • The Post reports on the PBA's letter to state court administrators demanding that Judge Loren Baily-Schiffman be demoted from presiding over criminal cases after she released without bail a mentally unstable man who attacked and attempted to disarm a 83 Pct member. Read the letter here.

      NYPD vs. FDNY Charity Baseball Game, August 25. See flyer for full details.

DateThursday, July 13, 2017

    • Reports continue to appear about police officers turning their backs on the Mayor during the funeral for PO Familia.  Stories appeared on: Fox 5 news, WINS and in the Daily News and Newsday

    • News 12 the Bronx reported on a vigil in memory of PO Familia held at the 49 Pct.

DateWednesday, July 12, 2017

DateTuesday, July 11, 2017

    • Newsday and the Post covered the wake of P.O. Miosotis Familia.

    • In a story about three separate threats to kill police officers in the past week, the Daily News reports the PBA's outrage at a judge who released one of the individuals without bail.

    • The Daily News, Politico and the Times report the PBA's criticism of de Blasio's trip to Germany the day after P.O. Familia's death.

    • The Chief-Leader reports on P.O. Familia's death and the Department's hardening of vehicles.

    • The Times also published a retrospective on Transit PD P.O. Irma Lozada, the first female NYC police officer killed in the line of duty.

    • In an interview this morning on Fox & Friends, Pat Lynch blasted Brooklyn Judge Loren Baily-Schiffman for releasing a mentally unstable man who assaulted one police officer and threatened to kill others. He also praised fallen P.O. Miosotis Familia on the day of her funeral in the Bronx.

DateMonday, July 10, 2017

    • In interviews with NBC 4 News, PIX 11 News, CBS 2 News; and ABC 7 News, 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. See full PBA recordings of the CBS 2 and NBC4/PIX11 interviews.

    • ABC 7 News covered the wake for fallen hero P.O. Miosotis Familia.

    • Lynch criticized Mayor de Blasio for taking a last-minute trip to Germany the day after P.O. Familia's death in interviews that aired on NBC 4 News and CBS 2 News.

    • The Daily News, Breitbart, and ABC 7 TV news report Pat Lynch’s outrage over a homicidal/suicidal EDP who attacked a police officer and attempted to get the officer’s weapon who was released by a judge.  See press release.

    • New York 1 News reports on the memorial on the10th Anniversary of the death of hero officer Russel Timoshenko.  Members of the 71 Pct. were joined by Lynch and the PC.

DateSunday, July 9, 2017

    • Press release: PBA PRESIDENT ISSUES AN URGENT WARNING TO ALL: Man with homicidal/suicidal mental issues who attempted to take an officer's gun was arrested, charged and immediately released by a judge

    • Hundreds attend a vigil for fallen police officer Miosotis Familia outside the 46 Pct..  Pat Lynch spoke briefly at the vigil.  Stories ran in: Newsday; WOR radio; WINS radio; Post; CBS 2 TV; ABC 7 TV; Wall Street Journal; Daily News; PIX 11 TV; Fox 5 TV.

    • In a NY Post story about de Blasio missing the vigil to protest Trump at the G20 summit in Germany, Pat Lynch is quoted saying "no one in uniform is surprised."

DateFriday, July 7, 2017

DateThursday, July 6, 2017

DateWednesday, July 5, 2017

    • The city mourns the assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia in the Bronx.  The entire news conference announcing the assaulted was carried on Spectrum News (formerly New York 1 News).  Stories were also broadcast on CBS 2 news; PIX 11 news; NBC 4 news; WINS and WCBS radio.  The tragedy was also covered by the following print media: Times; Newsday; Wall Street Journal; Post; Gothamist; Daily News; Post (second story) and UPI

    • The Post also reported a story about a cop-killer who seeks to be released from the restriction of parole in the murder of PO David Guttenberg.  Pat Lynch was quoted saying: Lifting parole supervision “would be an outrageously irresponsible act that puts all the citizens of this city, police officers and the family of deceased Police Officer David Guttenberg at unnecessary risk.”

    • From Pat Lynch: URGENT SAFETY MESSAGE: Be on guard at all times against targeted attacks

    • Press Release: PBA President's Statement on the Assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia

DateSaturday, July 1, 2017

DateThursday, June 29, 2017

    • PBA Update: Tier 3 improvements passed by Legislature and signed by Governor

    • Press release: PBA President on enactment of pensionlegislation in Extraordinary Session

DateTuesday, June 27, 2017

DateMonday, June 26, 2017

DateThursday, June 22, 2017

    • 10-13: Support the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) by attending a Yankees game on National Law Enforcement Officers’ night.  Click here for details.

DateTuesday, June 20, 2017

    • In an article about the indictment of a 15 year old as an adult in the dragging of PO Veve, the Chief Leader quotes Pat Lynch saying “As Dalsh Veve, a dedicated and beloved police officer, lies in a hospital bed with his fellow officers vigilantly standing watch, we will do everything in our power to ensure that this dirtbag never has the opportunity to harm another NYC police officer or citizen again.”

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DateMonday, June 19, 2017

    • Employment: Chief Technician for the Video Unit of the Crime Strategies and Case Enhancement Unit of the Bronx Office of the District Attorney

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DateSaturday, June 17, 2017

DateFriday, June 16, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President on indictment in dragging of police officer

DateThursday, June 15, 2017

    • 10-13: Annual Rugby Match between the NYPD and FDNY, June 17. See flyer for details.

DateSunday, June 11, 2017

DateTuesday, June 6, 2017

DateMonday, June 5, 2017

DateFriday, May 26, 2017

    • Press release: PBA criticizes CCRB dysfunction after director's offensive comments

    • Following up on our leafleting efforts at transportation hubs in the Bronx and Staten Island last month, the PBA is continuing its campaign to combat NYC's growing opioid epidemic with print advertisements in the Staten Island Advance, Bronx community papers and the Daily News, which ran a series of front page stories on the issue this week.

DateWednesday, May 24, 2017

DateTuesday, May 23, 2017

DateMonday, May 22, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Show Your Support for the Puerto Rican Day Parade Boycott

DateSunday, May 21, 2017

    • In the NY Post, Pat Lynch explains the working relationship NYC police officers have with State Troopers as he credits Gov. Cuomo for his response during the Times Square tragedy.

DateSaturday, May 20, 2017

    • Press release: Lynch on state response to Times Square incident

DateFriday, May 19, 2017

    • In support of both the NYPD Hispanic Society and the Ramos Foundation, the PBA will support the boycott of the Puerto Rican Day Parade which is honoring a founding member of the FALN terror group.  The FALN is responsible for nearly 100 bombings, some of which targeted and seriously injured NYC police officers.  Stories were reported in: the Daily News; DNAinfo; PublicNow.com; NY 1 News, WNYC radio news and the NY Post.  The Post also reports on Gov. Cuomo’s indecision regarding marching in the parade or not.

DateThursday, May 18, 2017

    • Press Release: NYC PBA agrees with NYPD’S Hispanic Society's Puerto Rican Day Parade boycott

    • Press Release: PBA also stands with Rafael Ramos Foundation in parade boycott

    • Latest issue of The Beat

DateWednesday, May 17, 2017

    • The NY Post reports the start of the PO Brian Moore murder trial

    • CBS 2 TV news reports that a candidate for Mayor cited the PBA’s member’s survey as evidence of dissatisfaction with Mayor de Blasio.

DateTuesday, May 16, 2017

DateFriday, May 12, 2017

    • The City announces that it will appeal the court decision that would permit Tier 3 police officers who took maternity leave to buy back the time for pension purposes.  One police couple said: “We don’t understand why they would continue to defend a policy that is unfair to police officers with families.” PBA president Pat Lynch said:  “The appeal of this ruling has the potential to hurt police officers and police families. On behalf of the women and men who keep our streets safe, we hope they will reconsider this decision.” See report in the Daily News.

DateFriday, May 5, 2017

DateThursday, May 4, 2017

DateMonday, May 1, 2017

DateThursday, April 27, 2017

    • The Daily News and the Staten Island Advance report on the PBA's efforts to combat the opioid crisis by distributing drug abuse prevention information at transit hubs in the Bronx and Staten Island.  Pat Lynch told reporters that police officers need the public's help and support to end the epidemic. Reports also appeared on News 12 Bronx, ABC 7 News and WINS radio.

DateWednesday, April 26, 2017

DateMonday, April 24, 2017

    • The Daily News reports on the kick-off of the PBA's new public outreach campaign aimed at combating NYC's growing opioid epidemic. The PBA will be mailing and distributing Community Safety Bulletins with information and resources for preventing opioid abuse in the Bronx and Staten Island neighborhoods that have been hardest hit by the crisis. See the bulletin.

DateWednesday, April 19, 2017

    • 10-13: West Islip Baseball honors the memory of fallen NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo with a game versus North Babylon, 4:30pm on April 24, 2017 at the Long Island Ducks' Stadium. All proceeds to benefit the Sgt. Tuozzolo Scholarship Fund. See flyer for details.

DateTuesday, April 18, 2017

    • The Chief Leader, in two articles: Late But Timely, Pension Credit on Leave, reports that with the passage of the state budget Tier 3 disability (3/4 pay for line of duty injury) will be equalized for those who "opt-in" to the benefit, Tier 3 members will have the right to buy back pension time while out on maternity leave and that union dues will be deductible from state taxes.

DateMonday, April 17, 2017

DateMonday, April 10, 2017

DateSunday, April 9, 2017

    • The Daily News reports the PBA’s court victory that will allow certain members who had taken maternity leave to buy back their pension time.

DateSaturday, April 8, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on state budget agreement providing NYC Police Officers an adequate disability benefit

DateThursday, April 6, 2017

DateWednesday, April 5, 2017

DateTuesday, April 4, 2017

    • Randolph Holder Sr., father of fallen Police Officer Randolph Holder, and Pat Lynch spoke to the media following the sentencing of P.O. Holder's murderer to life without the possibility of parole.  See the full PBA-recorded video here.

DateMonday, April 3, 2017

    • The Wall Street Journal reports Pat Lynch’s letter to the PC and Mayor hammering the CCRB for leaks and calling for  a suspension of a memo of understanding that allows CCRB lawyers to prosecute in the department trial room. 

    • The NY Post reports the anticipated sentencing of the murderer of PO Randolph Holder.

DateFriday, March 31, 2017

    • The Appellate Division overturned a lower court decision upholding the confidentiality of police disciplinary records noting the real risks releasing those records have on police officers and their families.  Pat Lynch praises the decision and emphasizes the need to prosecute those who violate it.  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.  Stories ran in the Daily News; AM NY; the Post and Newsday and aired on ABC 7 News; 770 AM radio and on WNYC radio.

DateThursday, March 30, 2017

    • Press release: Appellate Division overturns lower court and affirms that police officers’ disciplinary records are confidential records

    • 10-13: Sunday, June 11, the Police Surgeons Benevolent Association's Car Show takes place St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington. All proceeds benefit Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) in honor of fallen Bronx Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo. See flyer for details.

DateWednesday, March 29, 2017

DateTuesday, March 28, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President responds to yet another CCRB records leak

    • The Chief Leader reports Lynch’s slamming CCRB for the leaking of police disciplinary records.

DateMonday, March 27, 2017

    • The New York Post reports that PBA president Pat Lynch has sent a letter to the Dept. of Investigation and the Manhattan DA’s office requesting a thorough investigation of disciplinary records leaked by the CCRB and a criminal prosecution of those responsible if appropriate.

    • Offers: Veterinary services

DateThursday, March 23, 2017

DateWednesday, March 22, 2017

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • An anonymous person, who claims to be a CCRB employee, leaked what is alleged to be the disciplinary record of PO Daniel Pantaleo.  PBA president Pat Lynch blasted the CCRB (see press release) and called for an investigation into the alleged leak.  Stories appeared in: Daily News; Post; Politico; Newsday and on New York 1 News.

DateTuesday, March 21, 2017

DateThursday, March 16, 2017

DateWednesday, March 15, 2017

DateSaturday, March 11, 2017

DateThursday, March 9, 2017

    • Contract Update: Retiree Retroactive Payments — Action may be required if address has changed.

    • NEW READ: “Bronx Justice” by retired DI Bob Martin.  Former PC Bill Bratton says:  "There are no crime stories quite as good as a New York crime story. With Bronx Justice, Bob Martin adds another good read to that list." Click here to purchase.

    • 10-13: Patrol Borough Brooklyn North is hosting a 5K Walk, Run & Wheel to benefit children with disabilities. Saturday, April 29 at Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn.  See flyer for details.

DateTuesday, March 7, 2017

DateMonday, March 6, 2017

DateFriday, March 3, 2017

DateThursday, March 2, 2017

    • Fox 5 News reports that the jury began deliberations in the murder of PO Randolph Holder.  Pat Lynch notes that the accused has no remorse and lacks the courage to sit in court and face the verdict.

DateTuesday, February 28, 2017

DateMonday, February 27, 2017

    • Press release: Police officers demonstrate unity with overwhelming approval of contact

DateSaturday, February 25, 2017

DateFriday, February 24, 2017

DateMonday, February 20, 2017

DateFriday, February 17, 2017

DateTuesday, February 14, 2017

    • During the lead in to the State of the City speech, a NY 1 News panel discuss changes in the Mayor’s relationship with the NYPD and the impact the PBA’s protests had on achieving a better contract for police officers.

    • On Valentine's Day 1999, Police Officer Matthew Dziergowski made the ultimate sacrifice when he heroically put his RMP between a speeding car and his fellow officers saving them from certain death on a Staten Island Highway. Today, 18 years later, Matt Dziergowski was remembered by hundreds of fellow officers, family and friends at a memorial mass at St. Christopher's Church on Staten Island. See photos on Facebook.

    • New date for pension seminar.

DateWednesday, February 8, 2017

DateTuesday, February 7, 2017

    • The Chief Leader reports and editorializes on the tentative PBA contract negotiated with the City.

DateMonday, February 6, 2017

    • From Pat Lynch: Contract Update: Ratification Vote Dates & Procedures

    • The Daily News and the Post report Pat Lynch’s comments from “The Cat’s Roundtable” radio program which aired Sunday morning saying that the constant trailing of deBlasio helped the PBA to obtain the tentative contract.

DateSunday, February 5, 2017

    • In an interview with John Catsimatidis on AM 970, Pat Lynch says that the PBA's tentative contract continues the progress towards a fair market rate of pay, noting that the union will be back at the bargaining table within a few months to build on those gains.

    • 10-13: Blood drive, Port Washington, Feb. 20

DateFriday, February 3, 2017

DateThursday, February 2, 2017

DateWednesday, February 1, 2017

DateFriday, January 27, 2017

DateWednesday, January 25, 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.  Stories ran in: Daily News; PIX 11 News; WMBC TV and WNYC radio.  Read his entire comment here.

DateTuesday, January 24, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on the Mayor's Preliminary Budget

DateFriday, January 20, 2017

    • The NY Post reports Pat Lynch's angry letter to the CEO of Time Warner regarding anti-police postings in one of their company trucks.   

DateFriday, January 20, 2017

    • Read a letter from Pat Lynch to the CEO of Charter Communications (formerly Time Warner Cable) regarding the outrageous anti-police messages posted on a Time Warner Cable vehicle in Queens earlier this week. (See a photo of the vehicle here.)

    • Latest issue of The Beat

    • From Pat Lynch: Protect your personal information online

    • The Daily News reports that Pat Lynch makes the case for professional pay for NYC police officers when a poll finds that the public is satisfied with how de Blasio is managing crime.  Read Lynch’s entire quote here.

DateThursday, January 19, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Quinnipiac Poll Results
    • WOR radio reports that in response to the PBA's announcement of an alarming increase in resignations by officers not eligible for a pension, de Blasio's inane comment is that the PBA denigrates the work of its members and NYC police are the highest paid in the nation.

DateWednesday, January 18, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President opposes the release of FALN leader

    • The NY Daily News; News 12 the Bronx and WNYC radio report an alarming number of resignations from the NYPD by officers who are not eligible for a pension.  The stories include Pat Lynch’s explanation that poor pay has officers leaving for better paying law enforcement jobs.  Read the entire press release here.

DateTuesday, January 17, 2017

DateSaturday, January 14, 2017

DateFriday, January 13, 2017

DateThursday, January 12, 2017

    • PBA president Pat Lynch confirms that the job of policing has become more difficult and more dangerous.  See press release. The Daily News reported that 89% of NYC police officers would leave for another law enforcement job if they could. 

    • The Post, Newsday, Daily News and Daily News ‘voice of the people” report on the passing of Det. Steven McDonald.

DateWednesday, January 11, 2017

DateTuesday, January 10, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President Pat Lynch on Steven McDonald

    • From Pat Lynch: R.I.P. Det. Steven McDonald — Funeral Information

    • The Chief Leader reports and editorializes on the PBA's opposition to the reduction of the sentence by Gov. Cuomo of Brink's robbery convict Judith Clark. 

DateSaturday, January 7, 2017

    • Photo Gallery: PBA donates toys at the “Celebration of the Three Kings” at PS 5 in the Bronx with Senator Ruben Diaz

DateFriday, January 6, 2017

    • Press release: PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on Governor Cuomo's reduction of Judith Clark's sentence for the Brinks robbery where three were murdered

    • Offers: For members only, 24-Hour Fitness is offering no sign-up fee for January

    • In a story about a shootout with a ballistic vest wearing gunman, the Staten Island Advance notes Pat Lynch’s comment about the dangers faced by NYC police officers and the need to pay, train and equip them professionally. Read Lynch’s entire statement.

DateThursday, January 5, 2017

    • Press Release: Shootout on Staten Island underscores need for better training, equipment and pay for NYC Police Officers to counter threats

    • PBA president Patrick J. Lynch credits the city’s reduction in crime during 2016 to the men and women doing the job on the streets.  Fox 5 News, Daily News and Newsday report his comments noting that Lynch called for fair pay for police officers so “…they can live in the communities they protect.”  Read Lynch’s entire statement here.

DateTuesday, January 4, 2017

    • Press release: Statement of PBA President Patrick J. Lynch on latest crime statistics

DateTuesday, January 3, 2017

DateSunday, January 1, 2017

    • 10-13: 12th Annual Tribute to James D. McNaughton

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