Friday, May 31, 2013
Officers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, along with local and federal officials, converged on a warehouse in Rensselaer on Wednesday, May 29.
The effort was part of an on-going investigation pertaining to the "asbestos related project" according to the Albany Times Union.
You can read more about this effort and view pictures here:
Friday, May 24, 2013
Qualified, Trained Officers Essential to Ensure Safe, Summer Season
The PBA of New York State, the organization representing the park police officers responsible for protecting the public, keeping order and effectuating rescues at popular Long Island beaches and urban parks, today called on the Cuomo Administration to scrap a plan to supplement its depleted police force by hiring inexperienced, unprepared college students to perform law enforcement duties such as managing and patrolling massive crowds.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The PBA gives our condolences to the family of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Officer, Sean Collier of Somerville, who was shot and killed Thursday night, reportedly by the suspects believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. We hope the police and other law enforcement personnel who are presently searching for the 2nd suspect, who is still at large, find him without any further loss of law enforcement or civilian life.
This terrible ordeal underscores for us that we are living in different and more dangerous times, and it is quite clear that policing is becoming more complicated and dangerous each and every day.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
By Daniel De Federicis
The development of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is certainly one of the best things to happen to Buffalo and Western New York this century. In a city that has been suffering from decline for many decades, this sprawling consortium of health care entities, research facilities and medical education institutions will deliver world-class health care and cutting-edge education and research, and will be an economic driver for the entire region.
That is the good news.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
On March 25th, a ceremony and reception was held at the NYSDEC Sub Office in Herkimer NY to honor those Environmental Conservation Officers and Forest Rangers who assisted with the tragic armed standoff and deaths that occurred on March 13, 2013.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
UB Police Union demands adequate police coverage at Downtown Medical Campus
Thursday, February 28, 2013
On February 21, 2013, nine members of the Police Benevolent Association of New York working for the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers saved the lives of three New Jersey men whose small, single-engine plane crashed in the Adirondack Mountains. This heroic effort was honored by Governor Andrew Cuomo and DEC Commissioner Joe Martens at an event held at the Capitol on February 27, 2013.
Friday, February 22, 2013
“The actions last night of Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, State Police, and local emergency personnel demonstrated the unwavering dedication and tireless commitment of our state’s first responders to protecting New Yorkers and those who visit our state. Responding to a small plane crash near Lake Placid, a team of DEC Forest Rangers walked miles in the bitter cold and dark through rough terrain to find and safely rescue three individuals who were in the aircraft.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Congratulations ECO Wood on being selected as the New York State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s 2012 ECO of the Year!
Officer Wood joins a select list of past recipients who exemplify the dedication, enthusiasm and professionalism of the ranks of ECO’s across New York State and we are proud of him to have received this recognition.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers recently conducted night time search and rescue training with air boats on Southern Lake Champlain. With temperatures hovering in the single digits, rescue personnel employed a mock airplane crash as a potential search and rescue scenario.
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