Category: Breaking News

In Memoriam: Retired Trooper Steven Tyrrell

The thoughts and prayers of the entire NYSTPBA membership go out to the family, friends and former coworkers of retired Trooper Steven A. Tyrrell, 58, who passed away on February 7, 2024 from an illness as a result of his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He served with the… Read More»

Congratulations to New Acting Superintendent Steven James

The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) congratulates Steven James on his appointment as Acting Superintendent of the New York State Police. Having served in the State Police for more than 30 years, James has extensive experience in a variety of ranks. This firsthand knowledge is important for… Read More»

9/11-Related Passing of Retired Trooper Robert Burney

The thoughts and prayers of the entire NYSTPBA membership go out to the family, friends and former coworkers of retired Trooper Robert M. Burney, 57, who passed away on December 9, 2023 from an illness as a result of his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He served with the… Read More»

9/11-Related Passing of NYSP T/Sgt. Christopher P. Rock

The thoughts and prayers of the entire NYSTPBA membership go out to the family, friends and former coworkers of retired T/Sgt. Christopher P. Rock, 59, who passed away on December 3, 2023 from an illness as a result of his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He became a member… Read More»

9/11 Remembrance

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country. We pause to reflect and remember the 2,977 people who died that day, including retired New York State Police Inv. Ronald G. Hoerner, who was killed while working as a security supervisor at the World Trade Center.… Read More»

Suspects Fire Guns at Troopers In Two Separate Incidents This Week

In two separate incidents this week, suspects fired guns at New York State Troopers. In the most recent incident on Thursday afternoon, Troopers and sheriff’s deputies were searching for a fugitive in the town of Russell in St. Lawrence County when a Trooper and his K-9 partner were fired upon.… Read More»

NYSTPBA Relieved that Appropriate Bail Set for Suspect

Statement from New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) President Charles W. Murphy: As the union representing uniformed New York State Troopers, the New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association is relieved that an appropriate bail amount of $100,000 cash has been set by a judge for the female… Read More»

NYSTPBA Shocked by Judge’s Actions

Statement from New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) President Charles W. Murphy: The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association, the union representing uniformed New York State Troopers, is shocked by the flippant attitude of Glenville Town Justice John Lockwood in setting an obscenely low bail amount of… Read More»

NYS Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop

Statement from New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) President Charles W. Murphy: Today’s shooting of a New York State Trooper during a traffic stop in Duanesburg demonstrates the danger faced by our members every day they put on their uniform to serve and protect the public. Every call… Read More»

9/11-Related Passing of NYSP Captain

Funeral services will be held today and tomorrow for Capt. Christopher J. Garrow, who passed away on June 12, 2023 from an illness as a result of his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Captain Garrow, 47, became a member of the New York State Police in 2000, served for… Read More»