Category: Breaking News

9/11: 21 Years Later

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our country. Those of us who were on the job at that time (only 10% of the active NYSTPBA membership) will never forget that day and the six-month detail that followed. On that day, our country, our lives and our… Read More»

2022 NTC Picnic: Buffalo, NY

The NTC Picnic will be held at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., Buffalo, NY 14203 on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please use this link to purchase your tickets: NTC Picnic Flier

NYSTPBA Reaction to NYCLU Lawsuit

For Immediate Release, July 6, 2022 Statement from New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) President Thomas H. Mungeer: The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) finds it odd that the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is suing the Division of State Police over its denial of… Read More»

Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we remember the NYSP members who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country while serving in the military, who are listed below. Tpr. Clarence L. Moe – Troop G – October 7, 1918 – Private Moe  died at Camp Colt in Gettysburg, PA on the morning of October… Read More»

Funeral Services for Trooper James J. Monda

Funeral service arrangements for Trooper James J. Monda have been set for Sunday, August 29 and Monday, August 30, 2021. Both the wake and funeral will be held at: St. John the Evangelist 806 Union St. Schenectady N.Y. Wake: Sunday, August 29 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Funeral: Monday,… Read More»

NYS Trooper Dies in the Line of Duty

The following is a statement from New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association President Thomas H. Mungeer: The NYSTPBA mourns the loss of one of our members, Trooper James J. Monda, who died in the line of duty yesterday. Trooper Monda, 45, had served the people of the state of… Read More»

Man Found Guilty in Death of Trooper

A jury found a man guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of Sgt. Jeremy VanNostrand, who died in the line of duty on Nov. 27, 2018 from injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle crash in front of the barracks in Montgomery County where he was stationed. Sentencing is scheduled… Read More»

NYSTPBA Mourns the Passing of Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher

The NYSTPBA mourns the passing of Trooper Joseph J.  Gallagher, who succumbed on March 26 to his injuries received in the line of duty on Dec. 18, 2017 after being struck by a vehicle while assisting a motorist. He leaves behind his family, numerous friends and co-workers. Rest In Peace,… Read More»

PBA Responds to NY Attorney General’s Comments

The New York State Troopers PBA is deeply troubled by comments made by New York Attorney General Letitia James during a press conference yesterday in the aftermath of a grand jury’s decision not to indict any police officers in connection with the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester. The NYSTPBA… Read More»

PBA Mourns Passing of 2 Retirees Due to 9/11-Related Illnesses

After 19 years, the effects of September 11, 2001 are still exacting a toll upon our Members.   Please remember retired Troop A Trooper Joseph J. Mecca Jr. who succumbed to a 9/11-related cancer on December 2, 2020. Retired Trooper Mecca, 62, retired in 2006 after 21 years of service… Read More»