News and Updates

PBA continues to expose University at Albany’s failure to disseminate information on violent crimes

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Albany Student Press (“The Asp”), which is the student newspaper at the University at Albany recently reported on the PBA of NYS’ assertions that the University at Albany Police Department is effectively mismanaged and engages in withholding of information to the public about violent crimes. 

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SUNY Binghamton Stabbing Suspect Apprehended

Friday, April 20, 2018

The PBA would like to commend the University Police members at SUNY Binghamton, as well as all participating agencies, for their stellar response, investigation and search in response to the fatal stabbing inside one of the Binghamton dormitories earlier this week.

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Still Searching for the Suspect in the SUNY Binghamton Stabbing

Monday, April 16, 2018

Several PBA members from the NYS University Police, the New York State Environmental Conservation Police, and the New York State Forest Rangers are currently searching for a murder suspect who stabbed a SUNY Binghamton student to death last evening.

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NYS Park Police - Active Shooter Training at SPAC

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Despite their increased frequency across the world, mass shootings are still relatively new for police officers in terms of response.

"They go in as fast, as many shots as they can fire, that is their goal," said Lieutenant Donald Benware, a veteran with the New York State Park Police. "They don’t have a political gain or they don’t have any mission other than to kill people." 

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Forest Rangers Rescue 3 Hikers in Adirondacks

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Forest rangers rescued three hikers in the Adirondacks this past Friday and Saturday. Two men from the Rochester suburbs called DEC dispatchers Friday to report they were stranded on the steep ledges near Rogers Rock Campground along Lake George.

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University Police Officers’ Actions Save Lives at UB & Buffalo State

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NEWS RELEASE: Training Keeps PBA of New York Members Ready to Respond on Campus and in the Community

For the second time in less than a month, members of the PBA of New York State have been involved in extraordinary emergency life-saving response on the campuses of the University at Buffalo and at Buffalo State. Thanks to the presence of well-prepared, and effective University Police officers, two students whose hearts had stopped, were revived, and are recovering.

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No Parole For Herman Bell

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

On Friday, May 21, 1971, New York City Police Officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini were shot and killed while on foot patrol in the Colonial Park Houses public housing complex. They were ambushed by Herman Bell, Albert Washington and Anthony Bottom, all members of the Black Liberation Army.

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PBA representatives testifying at the joint legislative budget hearings

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

PBA representatives will be testifying today at the joint legislative budget hearings held by both the State Senate and Assembly on a number of important PBA initiatives. 

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Recovering DEC Police Officer and Partner BAG Alleged Poachers in Columbia County

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Limited Enforcement Force Stretched to Limits

An Environmental Conservation Police Officer (ECO) who was gravely wounded during the 2016 hunting season is back in uniform and patrolling Columbia County, and seeking to preserve state resources from poachers. And, now paired again with his long-time patrol partner, ECO James Davey continues to make a difference.

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University Police Officers’ Work Provides Critical Link to Conviction of SUNY Albany Rapist

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

An Albany County jury has convicted a Guilderland resident of Rape, in the First Degree, and two associated charges stemming from an assault upon a University at Albany student.

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