News and Updates

ECO’s Rescue Stranded Fishermen During Winter Storm Jayden

Thursday, February 07, 2019

On Jan. 30, ECOs Lt. Steven Bartoszewski and Bret Canary were positioned at New York State Police’s Watertown barracks as part of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Winter Storm Jayden detail. 

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The Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation

Monday, February 04, 2019

The PBA is proud to support our members who are part of the NYS Conservation Officers Association (“NYCOA”).

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NYS University Police Officers Assist In Taking An Armed Individual Into Custody

Monday, February 04, 2019

New York State University Police Officers Eric Radder, Sergio Disanto, and Christopher Tornabene assist Amherst Police in an arrest.

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PRESS RELEASE: Call on Governor to Tackle Climate Change by Increasing DEC ECO Enforcement

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

New York State Environmental Conservation Officers Call on Governor to Fulfill Commitment to Tackle Climate Change by Increasing Enforcement

On Friday, December 28, President Trump announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would be to easing restrictions on coal power plants that would allow mercury and other toxins to be released into the air. This was the latest in a series of announcements from the Federal Government that the EPA would be reducing enforcement and restrictions on polluters. 

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Cops Could Face Charges for Ignoring Medical Distress of Suspects

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Police officers who don't respond to people in custody who are in obvious medical distress could face criminal charges as the result of new legislation.

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NEW YORK STATE UNIVERSITY POLICE PARTICIPATE IN NO-SHAVE NOVEMBER

Friday, November 30, 2018

For Immediate Release:

November 30, 2018

NEW YORK STATE UNIVERSITY POLICE PARTICIPATE IN NO-SHAVE NOVEMBER, RAISE MORE FUNDS THAN ANY OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN THE U.S.

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Forest Rangers Address Staff Shortages

Thursday, November 15, 2018

For Immediate Release: 

November 14, 2018     

Forest Rangers address staff shortages, communications problems during public comment period for Sundown Wild Forest and Vernooy State Forest Unit Management Plan meetings                                                   

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STATEMENT ON DEC COMISSIONER BASIL SEGGOS DEPARTURE

Thursday, November 08, 2018

FROM PBA SECRETARY & FOREST RANGERS SUPERIOR OFFICERS DIRECTOR DREW CAVANAGH

New York is a national leader in environmental conservation through the promotion of clean energy initiatives and efforts to keep our natural resources safe. 

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PBA OF NEW YORK STATE ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

Friday, November 02, 2018

For Immediate Release:

October 26, 2018

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State wildlife officers travel to Africa to help protect elephants

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Congratulations to our DLE members Major Scott Florence, Captain Jesse Paluch, Lt. Liza Bobseine, Lt. Karen Przyklek, and Investigator Edward Piwko, who recently returned from South Africa on a trip in which they trained about 20 wildlife officers from South Africa, as well as the neighboring countries of Swaziland and Mozambique, on forensic crime techniques that will help better track and catch poachers who are ruthless in their killing of elephants for their ivory tusks. 

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