Category: Breaking News

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»

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»