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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

Central Region
Central Region Vice President Paul Lashway
Paul Lashway
Vice President
 Ray Rivera, Central Region Business Agent
Ray Rivera
Business Agent

NYSCOPBA's Central Region

Cape Vincent CF, Hale Creek CF, Gouverneur CF, Mid-State CF, Marcy CF, Mohawk CF, Watertown CF

NYS Assembly Representatives
NYS Senate Representatives

Central Region Office - 32 Roosevelt Drive, Whitesboro, NY 13492 - 315.736.5479 - Fax: 315.736.5541

See what's going on around the State- News from the Field

Thank you for supporting the Morgan Burt Golf Benefit - 2015
Weapons, Drugs Found in Search at Mid-State Correctional Facility - Press Release
NYS Corrections Seeking Assistance - Press Release
Officer assaulted at Marcy - Press Release
Officer Assaulted at Mid-State CF - Press Release
Officer Assaulted at Watertown Correctional Facility - Press Release
NYSCOPBA Members Raise Money for Missing & Exploited Children - Press Release
Officer Hospitalized after Attack at Marcy Correctional Facility - Press Release
Watertown Correctional Officer Honored by American Legion Post - Press Release
Officers Assaulted at Mid State CF - Press Release - Utica OD
Renegade Pig Scholarship
NYSCOPBA Sponsors 2014 America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk - Release
Correction Officers Assaulted at Franklin and Gouverneur Correctional Facilities - Press Release
Mission Accomplished: Warrior Veteran's Story Touches Heroes for Hockey Athlete, Veteran - NewzJunky
Hockey for Heroes tournament raises $15,000 for Wounded Warrior Project - Press Release - WWNYTV
Thank you from Central Region VP, John Gavin
NYSCOPBA Donates to save the Copenhagen Summer Rec Program - Full Story
Inmate Caught With Weapons Hidden In Prosthetic Leg - Press Release



The Central Region and Law Enforcement, along with Marcy, Mid-State, and Mohawk CF's have joined to sponsor the Utica Comets in the arena and the Inaugural Program along with Utica Junior Comets Youth Hockey Organization. -Flyer



Hockey Sponsorship



NYSCOPBA Sponsors Mohawk Valley Raiders

Memorial Golf



The Central Region and Law Enforcement, along with Marcy, Mid-State, and Mohawk CF's have joined to sponsor the Utica Comets

The Central and Northern Regions, along with Cape Vincent, Gouveneur, Ogdensburg, Riverview, and Watertown CF's have joined to sponsor a team of area Correction Officers who play in charity fundraisers. They are hosting "Hockey for Heros" January 3rd 4rth and 5th in Watertown to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.

Starz Baseball
NYSCOPBA Sponsors Starz Baseball!
 Marcy CF Golf Memorial
 Blair Thompson Plaque
Operation Freedom Park
Military who are currently deployed may take the Correction Officer exam through Section 243-b make-up examination. Contact Cheryl Humphreysat (518) 473-9950 or to Paula Conkling at (518) 473-9970 at CivilService.

NYSCOPBA Sponsors the 2013 Mount Markham American Youth Association Basket Ball Teams

Staying Informed


ArrowInmate Assaults Two Officers at Gouverneur CF - Press Release -Watertown Daily News- YNN -WWNY -North Country Now
ArrowNYSCOPBA sponsors Lupus Foundation
- PR Newswire
ArrowMichael Renshaw Scholarship Fundraiser 7/27
ArrowSyracuse Crunch Calder Cup Discount Tickets
ArrowNYSCOPBA Members Join Ride for Missing & Exploited Children - Press Release - Photos - In the Spotlight
ArrowQuick thinking by NYSCOPBA Officers - Press Release
ArrowWaiver of Holiday Work Option for Military Veterans - 2013
ArrowTragic Deaths of Correction Officers - Press Release

ArrowMarcy Officer Victim Of Latest Prison Assault - News Story -Press Release
ArrowCorrection Officers Sponsor Heart Run -Press Release - Photos
ArrowWatertown Members Donate $1,000 to Toys for Tots
ArrowMarcy Officer injured by inmate - Press Release
ArrowTheresa, NY PAC Seminar
ArrowMarcy Officer Assaulted -Press Release

NYSCOPBA Sponsors the Military Golf Event -Announcement - Flyer - Dinner Invitation - Letter from Central Region Vice President John Gavin
- Press Release - Pictures
Assemblyman Brindisi addresses staffing
ArrowRise or Fall of Prison Violence (OD)
ArrowNYSCOPBA Veterans Committee Sponsors Wounded Warrior Golf Championship in Canton - PR Newswire
Arrow"Thank you" to Cape Vincent
ArrowNYSCOPBA Sponsors "Tour De Cure" for Diabetes
ArrowNYSCOPBA Sponsors a "Hole" at the
Mid-State Emerald Society Annual Golf Hooley
ArrowNYSCOPBA Hockey Night - Syracuse Crunch 2/2/2013
ArrowNYSCOPBA Hockey Night - Rochester Americans 3/15/13
Arrow2012 NYSCOPBA Veteran's Tour

ArrowNYSCOPBA Central Region Sponsors Lupus Foundation Charity Golf Tournament
Arrow2010 Ride for Missing and Exploited Children Pictures
Arrow1st Annual Barry Whorrall Scholarship Winner - 2010
ArrowCentral Region Donates to Missing & Exploited Children
ArrowCintron Emergency Medical Form
ArrowWounded Warrior Dinner Huge Success!
ArrowThank You- Ride for Missing Children 2011
ArrowPSA Central Region - Listen - YouTube
ArrowOfficer Wayne Eamer Receives Valor Award
Arrow2012 Ride for Missing Children - Press Release
- Photos
ArrowMarcy Officers Assaulted
ArrowCape Vincent Officer Assaulted
ArrowAmerica's Greatest Heart Run & Walk
ArrowInmate assaults two officers and injures two
others responding to the assault. Press Release - News Story WKTV-Utica OD
ArrowAssault at Marcy - Press Release - Rome Sentinel - Utica OD
2009 - 2016 Tentative Contract FAQ
2012 Charity Golf Tournament

ArrowAssault at
Marcy- News Article - Press Release
ArrowCorrection Officer Found Not-Guilty in Assault

Central Region Memorial Corner

All Gave Some - Some Gave all, God Bless and God Speed, Brothers and Sisters
Norman KirklandRetired- Cape Vincent CF David HerrRetired- Hale Creek CF
Terry BogaczRetired- Mid-State CF Edward DuvallRetired- Camp Georgetown
David GoodfellowHale Creek Scott FallMid-State CF
Dale McVayRetired - Watertown CF Gary ReederMid-State CF
Michael HigginsRetired - Watertown CF Alan GoldenRetired - Camp Georgetown
Morris ReaderMohawk CF Brian McCormickRetired- Mohawk CF
Curtis OdlumRetired - Oneida CF Mark ZacekMid-State CF
Eric BendallMarcy CF Allan WeeksRetired- Watertown CF
Edward Blackford, IVWatertown CF Robert ApelRetired - Mid-State CF
Mike RansearRetired- Mohawk CF Mike RenshawMid-State CF
Scott StreeterMohawk C.F. Alton TravisRetired - Summit Shock
David BourcyCape Vincent CF Michael BlackHale Creek CF
Al FayleRetired - Mohawk CF Paul HendersonMohawk C.F.
Kevin HinderlingMid State CF David GroganRetired - Oneida CF
Frederick KeilRetired - Cape Vincent Harold IngersollRetired - Mid State CF
Robert SrokaRetired- Mid State CF Edwin VanVrankenWatertwon CF
William KovacsMid State CF Richard BushRetired- Camp Pharsalia
John TrojanRetired - Marcy CF Warren TuzzoRetired - Camp Georgetown
Wayne StraderCamp Georgetown CF David SimonOneida CF
Scott LuizRetired - Watertown CF Michael BessetteMarcy CF
Eric HampshireRetired - Oneida CF Raymond TedescoMid State CF
Laura RabideauMid-State CF Charles DeCharleroyMohawk CF
John LennonCape Vincent CF Chester McConnellCape Vincent CF
William BarnardMid-State CF Christopher CorneliusHale Creek CF
Robert LaBarge, Jr.Gouverneur CF Arthur BrownCape Vincent CF
Barry WhorrallGeorgetown CF Paul AshwoodGouverneur CF
James TaurisanoMohawk CF Robert LittenMidstate CF
Scott SatchwellCape Vincent CF Terry LeuenbergerOneida CF
David FournierOneida CF Jack BaileyMohawk CF
Stacy RichardsonOneida CF Michael MetzgerOneida CF
Marylu PerryCentral NY PC Owen NuttMarcy CF
Paul PrayMohawk CF Joseph ArcuriOneida CF
Francis MontroseCentral NY PC David RigglesCentral NY PC
James CannonMarcy CF Amy PernaCentral NY PC
Kevin EndresMidstate CF David OllerenshawMarcy CF
Peter DepasqualeCentral NY PC Rodney LamoraGouverneur CF
Juan CintronMarcy CF Sean BennettOneida CF
Donald GoutermoutWatertown CF   
102 Hackett Blvd., Albany, NY 12209   518.427.1551 | 888.484.7279  Fax: (518) 426-1635