News and Updates

Helicopter Rescue of the Lost Hikers on Algonquin Near The Summit

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dramatic video of the hoist. If you are not familiar with helicopter rescues, this is extreme. Forest Ranger Ian Kerr operating the rescue hoist and bringing the hikers into the ship.

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Statement from the PBA of NYS on the Columbia County Incident

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

For Immediate Release: 

November 30, 2016


Late on Tuesday afternoon, James Davey a member of the PBA of New York State, and an on-duty Environmental Conservation officer in Columbia County, suffered a gunshot wound stemming from an investigation of shots fired in the area. 

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Important Message From The PBA To Please Be Careful

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

We wish our PBA messages this week were limited to wishing you a happy Thanksgiving, but the attacks on police officers are so brazen and becoming all too common that we must implore you to look out for your safety.

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PBA of NYS Law Enforcement Commends SUNY Police Award Recipients

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The union representing the New York State University Police is commending the state’s university police officers who received awards for heroism, service and lifetime achievements yesterday, Nov. 15. The SUNY Police Chiefs Association bestows the awards annually at a luncheon in Saratoga Springs. 

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Request For Assistance For A Yorktown Police Officer

Monday, November 07, 2016

Our friends at the Yorktown PBA contacted us and asked for help with one of their officers who is ill. Officer Lauren Raczynsky, is battling stage 4 endometriosis as well as Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia.

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PBA of New York State Law Enforcement Announces NY State Legislature Endorsements

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Law Enforcement (PBA of NYS) today announced endorsements of candidates running in New York State legislative races.

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Our Deepest Condolences to New York State Trooper Timothy Pratt

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We are shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic on-duty death of New York State Trooper Timothy Pratt, who was struck and killed by a passing car while assisting a motorist this morning. On behalf of the members of the PBA of NYS, we offer our deep and sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues as they mourn his passing, and celebrate his life and his service to the state. We will post funeral information on this web site when those details are finalized.

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A Strong Endorsement for NYS Forest Rangers from Former State Police Commander Major Charles Guess

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Former State Police Commander Major Charles Guess speaks to reporters on June 26, 2015 in Malone about the search for Richard Matt and David Sweat, who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. He commended Forest Ranger Captain John Strieff for his great work during the search. Please read the full article from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise below.

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PBA of New York State Endorses State Senator Terrence Murphy

Monday, September 26, 2016

Albany – The Police Benevolent Association of New York State (PBA of NYS) is pleased to announce its endorsement of incumbent State Senator Terrence Murphy. Murphy (R-Shrub Oak, Westchester County) accepted the endorsement, acknowledging the work PBA of NYS members perform, such as first response and around-the-clock public protection. 

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We Will Never Forget

Friday, September 09, 2016

On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks we remember the fallen victims – the airline passengers, civilians, first responders and all of the family members and other Americans who continue to grieve.

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