Category: Breaking News

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

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»