Category: Breaking News

Help Keep Trooper Killer in Prison: Oppose Parole

Forty years after the brutal murder of New York State Trooper Emerson J. Dillon during a traffic stop along the Thruway near Canastota, the New York State Troopers PBA is asking its members, as well as the public, to take action to ensure that his murderer remains in prison. John… Read More»

Bridge Dedicated to NYS Trooper Christopher G. Skinner

Today family, friends and co-workers gathered together at the Castle Creek off ramp (Exit 7) of I-81 to celebrate and honor the life and sacrifice of Trooper Christopher G. Skinner with a dedication of the bridge at that location near where he lost his life in the line of duty… Read More»

PBA Files Safety Complaint Regarding Patrol Vehicles

The PBA issued a press release regarding our filing of a PESH complaint over unsafe, high-mileage patrol vehicles. The press release is shown below. Today the New York State Troopers PBA filed a Public Employee Safety & Health (PESH) complaint regarding the unsafe working conditions created by high-mileage State Police… Read More»

PA Trooper Speaks Out About Being Shot and His Recovery

Pennsylvania State Trooper Alex Douglass, who was shot in the pelvis and seriously wounded in September 2014 by a suspect in an ambush that also killed a fellow member, Cpl. Bryon Dickson, spoke to a television reporter about the day he was shot and his recovery. The compelling, two-part interview… Read More»

27th Annual Candlelight Vigil in Washington, DC

Last night, New York State Troopers PBA President Thomas H. Mungeer read Trooper Christopher G. Skinner’s name during the 27th Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC.  Trooper Skinner was one of 117 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2014.… Read More»

Passing of former NYSP Superintendent Thomas Constantine

The New York State Troopers PBA was saddened to learn of the passing of Thomas A. Constantine, who served as the Superintendent of the New York State Police from 1986 – 1994. After that, he went on to serve in the federal government in various capacities. We send our condolences… Read More»

Truck Driver Pleads Guilty in Death of Trooper David Cunniff

A Canadian tractor-trailer driver pleaded guilty to aggravated criminally negligent homicide in the death of New York State Trooper David Cunniff and will be sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. The 66-year-old man drove a tractor-trailer that hit Trooper Cunniff’s patrol vehicle as he was conducting a traffic stop… Read More»

Funeral Services for Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg

The State Troopers PBA continues to mourn the loss of Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, who died while training with the New York State Police. The calling hours for Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg will be held on Wednesday, March 18, from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes… Read More»

NYS Trooper Collapses During Training Run and Dies

The NYS Troopers PBA is saddened by the loss of one of our newest members who collapsed during the morning physical training run and later died at Albany Medical Center. Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, age 23, was in his second week of training with the 203rd Session of the Basic… Read More»

PBA Does Not Solicit Individuals

The State Troopers PBA does not solicit individuals or call people at their homes asking for donations. An affiliated organization, the NYST Benefit Fund Inc., contacts businesses and sells advertisements for inclusion in the PBA Trooper magazine, which is published two times a year. This advertising income is for the… Read More»