Category: Breaking News

Sentencing in Knife Attack on New York State Trooper

The 18-year-old man who pleaded guilty in the violent knife assault on New York State Trooper Rodney Smith was sentenced today to 30 years in prison. Eric L. Green pleaded guilty last month to second-degree attempted murder and first-degree robbery. PBA members were in attendance to support Trooper Smith at… Read More»

Funeral Held for NYS Trooper Winston Martindale

The State Troopers PBA continues to mourn the loss of one of our own, Trooper Winston Martindale, who died last week from injuries he received while investigating a plane crash two years ago. A funeral service was held Tuesday in Orange County to remember the fallen Trooper. Article and video… Read More»

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Stabbing of NYS Trooper

The suspect wanted for questioning in the stabbing of New York State Trooper Rodney Smith on Sunday was found on Tuesday, arrested and arraigned on charges of first-degree aggravated assault on a police officer and first-degree robbery, both felonies, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor. Trooper Smith… Read More»

NY State Troopers PBA Mourns the Loss of One of Our Own

It is with deep regret that Major Rodney W. Campbell, Troop D Commander, announces the untimely death of retired Trooper Timothy A. Tyler, age 38, on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Trooper Tyler was last stationed at Troop D Headquarters in Oneida. Tim was diagnosed with peripheral t-cell lymphoma in January… Read More»

Money Initially Given to Trooper Donated to Charity

A $1,000.00 gift given by a woman to a New York State Trooper in appreciation for his public service has been given to a local charity, the Stewart’s Holiday Match program. Trooper Christopher Maniscalco was given a card by a woman as a thank you. When he opened the card… Read More»

“Move Over” Law Expanded to Include Tow Trucks

The history of the “move over” law began when the PBA began lobbying for this law shortly after the line-of-duty death of Trooper Robert Ambrose on Dec. 19, 2002. Trooper Ambrose was sitting in his patrol vehicle parked on the side of the highway writing an accident report when his… Read More»

Funeral Arrangements for NYS Trooper Kevin P. Dobson

Funeral arrangements have been made for Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, who was killed in the line of duty on March 26. He was struck and killed by a passing motorist on I-290 while issuing a summons during a vehicle and traffic stop. Trooper Dobson, 43, was a 14-year veteran assigned… Read More»

NYS Trooper Killed in the Line of Duty

The NYS Troopers PBA mourns the loss of one of its members who was killed in the line of duty this morning in Tonawanda, outside of Buffalo, NY. Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, age 43, a 14-year veteran assigned to Troop A – SP Clarence Interstate Patrol was struck and killed… Read More»