Category: Breaking News

Line-of-Duty Death: NY State Trooper Brian S. Falb

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the line-of-duty death of New York State Trooper Brian S. Falb on March 13, 2017 as the result of an illness stemming from his assignment at the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Following… Read More»

Support the Signal 30 Benefit Fund While Shopping on Amazon

The Signal 30 Benefit Fund participates in the AmazonSmile Program. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Signal 30 Benefit Fund every time you shop at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same low prices, the vast selection and… Read More»

PBA Mourns the Death of NYS Trooper Timothy Pratt

The New York State Troopers PBA mourns the loss of one of our members, Trooper Timothy P. Pratt, a dedicated public servant who made the ultimate sacrifice. Tragically, Trooper Pratt is the 21st member of the New York State Police to die in the line of duty since 2006. “Trooper… Read More»

Young Girl Thanks Troopers for Their Help

Sa’Fyre Terry, an 8-year-old girl from Rotterdam who suffered burns in a 2013 fire, thanked New York State Troopers for their assistance in helping her open 1 million Christmas cards sent to her this past holiday. Sa’Fyre visited the State Troopers at Latham and received gifts from the Troopers during… Read More»

Retiree and Man He Saved Reconnect 45 Years Later

WIVB of Buffalo featured a heartwarming story about retired Sr. Inv. John Ciccone, who ended up becoming a Facebook friend with a man whom he had saved nearly 45 years ago. The story is here: Facebook Friends Realize Life-Saving Connection  

PBA Statement on Superintendent Nomination

Governor Cuomo’s appointment of George P. Beach II as the next New York State Police Superintendent is an excellent choice from the list of highly-qualified candidates. Beach was a 33-year veteran of the State Police, most recently serving as a well-respected Assistant Deputy Superintendent. “The PBA has enjoyed a positive… Read More»

Ceremony in Memory of Trooper Craig Todeschini

On Saturday, a remembrance ceremony was held in honor of Trooper Craig Todeschini, who was killed in the line of duty 10 years ago while pursuing a fleeing motorcycle. The gathering was attended by friends and family, PBA members, and PBA representatives including Troop G&H Delegate Eric Terraferma, who was… Read More»

New York State Trooper Honored For Bravery

Congratulations to Trooper Craig Rose, who was honored by the New York State Shields as the Hero of the Month for his role in rescuing young children from a burning car. Trooper Rose’s actions are detailed in this article from the Hudson Valley News Network: News Article