News and Updates

Police Officer In Need of Assistance

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On Saturday January 28, 2017 at approx. 8:30 p.m. Police Officer McNulty along with several officers from the Port Washington Police District, NY were conducting an escort for an ambulance with a patient in cardiac arrest.

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The PBA Advocates For Their Members

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

One of the ways the PBA advocates for its members is by providing testimony before legislative hearings about how agency funding affects your ability to serve the public.

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PBA of NYS Will Testify at Joint Committee on Environmental Conservation

Monday, February 13, 2017

Members will recommend merging Park Police with the State Police, hosting additional police academies, purchasing new vehicles and upgrading equipment. The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Law Enforcement (PBA of NYS) today will testify before the Joint Committee on Environmental Conservation. Three PBA of NYS members will represent three of four PBA of NYS units at the hearing.

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The PBA of NYS Will Testify at Joint Committee Today

Monday, February 13, 2017

PBA Environmental Conservation Officer Superior Officers Director John Burke, Vice President and Park Police Sergeants Director Manny Vilar, and Secretary and Forest Rangers Superior Officers Director Drew Cavanagh will all be testifying this evening (Monday, February 13, 2017) before a joint committee of the NYS Senate and Assembly regarding the New York State Executive Budget as it applies to environmental issues including the DEC and Parks budgets for 2017-2018.

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Is SUNY Breaking The Law With Waivers For Campus Police Leaders

Friday, February 10, 2017

New York state universities and colleges may routinely violate so-called "double-dipping" laws by granting waivers allowing police chiefs and other campus safety officials to collect retirement pensions on top of their government salaries.

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Stop In The Name of the Law

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Albany Times Union newspaper editorial board issued a strongly-worded editorial today assailing the State University of New York’s “fast and loose” handling of 211 pension waivers alleging that the University system’s application of the law is “routinely bent, if not broken, for their benefit.”

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