Category: Breaking News

Bridge Named in Honor of Fallen Trooper

On Thursday, family, friends and Troopers who worked with New York State Trooper Timothy Pratt gathered at the dedication of a bridge spanning the Northway at Exit 16, in his honor. Trooper Pratt was killed in the line of duty on October 26, 2017 when he was struck by a… Read More»

PBA: How to Donate to Help Troopers

The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association is proud to help Troopers Brent Karow and Shane Swartz in a number of ways, including financially. The PBA’s charity, the Signal 30 Benefit Fund, is accepting donations on behalf of these Troopers. The Signal 30 Fund was created to support the… Read More»

PBA Reiterates SRO Funding Request

The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (PBA) has been advocating for the reinstatement of the School Resource Officer (SRO) program for rural school districts since last year and is encouraged by recent support from New York state legislators on this issue. Late last week, Sen. Patrick Gallivan, chairman… Read More»

Trooper Dies from 9/11-Related Illness

The PBA is saddened by the loss of one of our retired members, Trooper Michael J. Anson, who passed away today from an illness stemming from his assignment in the search and recovery efforts in New York City at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terrorist attack. Trooper… Read More»

PBA Files Lawsuit Against Parole Board

For Immediate Release: NYS Troopers PBA Files Lawsuit to Prevent Release of Trooper Murderer from Prison The union representing New York State Troopers is fighting a decision by the Parole Board to release a convicted Trooper murderer from prison. This is the most recent action in the union’s efforts to… Read More»

NYS Absentee Ballots

The vote on Proposal 1 of “Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?” is quickly approaching. By now, the public should be aware of the life-changing ramifications possible if a constitutional convention is held. The PBA urges everyone to vote NO to prop 1… Read More»

Wilton Bridge Being Renamed after Trooper Timothy Pratt

A bridge in Wilton, crossing Route 33, is being renamed in memory of Trooper Timothy Pratt, who was killed in the line of duty in October. Television station WNYT covered the story: WNYT Coverage

Funeral Services for Trooper Joel Davis

Service arrangements for Trooper Joel R. Davis, who was killed in the line of duty on July 9, 2017, have been set for Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15, 2017. Calling Hours: Friday, July 14, 2017 Law Enforcement Only  3:00PM – 4:00PM Public   4:00PM – 8:00PM Magrath Sports Complex… Read More»

PBA Mourns Loss of Trooper Joel Davis

The New York State Troopers PBA mourns the loss of one of our members, Trooper Joel R. Davis, who was shot and killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic incident. Trooper Davis, 36, had served the people of the state of New York as a Trooper… Read More»

Upcoming Fundraiser for Trooper Injured During Traffic Stop

Trooper Craig Foglia continues his recovery after he was seriously injured during a traffic stop, when a pickup truck struck his patrol car from behind last month. A fundraiser has been planned for Trooper Foglia by Cider Creek Hard Cider in Canisteo, N.Y. The details of the fundraiser are below:… Read More»