News and Updates

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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UB Police Officer Named President of State Police Union

Monday, October 29, 2018

University at Buffalo Police Lieutenant Scott Marciszewski has been elected to serve as president.

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Pressure Grows on Cuomo to Hire More Adirondack Forest Rangers

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The fall foliage in the Adirondack Mountains is radiant right now.  That means more visitors flocking to trails and campgrounds.  There‚Äôs a growing call for the Cuomo administration to hire more forest rangers to help manage the growing number of hikers and to help keep people safe in the back country.  State officials are pushing back, arguing that there are already enough boots on the ground to get the job done.

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PBA of NYS Law Enforcement Endorses Senator Pam Helming for New York State Senate

Thursday, September 27, 2018

For Immediate Release: 

September 27, 2018 

The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Law Enforcement (PBA of NYS) supports incumbent Senator Pam Helming, R- Canandaigua, for the 2018 elections in the New York State Senate 54th District. 

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Force of Nature: Environmental Conservation Officers on Long Island

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Lt. Sean Reilly gave the word and Environmental Conservation Officer Chris Macropoulos tacked the 31-foot patrol boat out of the Meschutt Beach marina on the Shinnecock Canal. Bow pointed south toward Shinnecock Bay, the trio — including ECO Evan Laczi — were on a mission to show a presence on the water, enforce environmental laws and educate the public on an array of rules and regulations.

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