Category: Breaking News

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»

PBA Files Lawsuit against New York City

For Immediate Release: August 19, 2020 Troopers Union Files Lawsuit against City of New York The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (NYSTPBA) filed a lawsuit today in New York County Court in Manhattan against the city of New York in reference to New York City Code Section 10-181,… Read More»

PBA Demands Removal of Troopers from NYC

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2020 Troopers’ Union President Demands Removal of Troopers from New York City As President of the New York State Troopers PBA, I am demanding that New York State Police Superintendent Keith Corlett immediately remove all uniformed State Troopers currently stationed within New York City and… Read More»

Giving Tuesday Now – Signal 30 Benefit Fund

Signal 30 Benefit Fund Participating in Giving Tuesday If you are looking for an organization to support on #GivingTuesdayNow, please consider making even a small donation to the Signal 30 Benefit Fund. #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that is taking place today as an emergency response… Read More»

Sgt./SC Jeffrey Cicora Passes From 9/11-Related Illness

The PBA is saddened by the loss of one of our retirees, Sgt./SC Jeffrey Cicora, who passed away on August 10, 2019 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.… Read More»

Recovery of Retired Trooper Craig Foglia

Trooper Craig Foglia, who was seriously injured in May 2017 during a traffic stop when a pickup truck struck his car from behind, and later retired in September 2018, talked about his recovery and positive outlook with 13WHAM (ABC affiliate). To read the story, click here: