News and Updates

PBA of NYS Renews Call for Increased Park Police Staffing

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Law Enforcement (PBA of NYS) is again strengthening its call for increased Park Police staffing as the unofficial start of summer approaches.

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Hempstead Lake State Park Attack Sparks Renewed Call for More Police

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Law Enforcement (PBA of NYS) is again urging state officials to address understaffing at state parks in the wake of a knife and machete attack at Hempstead Lake State Park in Nassau County.

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Summer Park Season Is Right Around The Corner And Park Police Staffing Is Still An Issue

Monday, May 16, 2016

Peak season for parks is rapidly approaching, with the unofficial kickoff on Memorial Day weekend. Last year, 65 million people visited New York State parks, a new record.

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