Celebrating 20 years of independence

New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.
Press Contact, James Miller – 518-641-0230

NYSCOPBA represents over 30,000 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 objectives are to improve the terms and conditions of employment, protect our members contractual rights, provide high quality representation in the collective bargaining process, communicate effectively with the membership, achieve legislative gains, and to promote the overall welfare of our members.

Remembering Veterans Day

Veterans Day, celebrated annually on November 11, commemorates veterans of all wars. The men and women of our military who serve and protect the United States come from all walks of life and are an important part of their communities. There are currently 18.2 million...

Officers, Civilian Staff Injured at Coxsackie Correctional Facility

Two Separate Inmate Assaults Occur at Maximum Security Facility Coxsackie, NY – Multiple officers were injured at Coxsackie Correctional Facility last week when two combative inmates fought with officers in two separate incidents. The first incident occurred on...

Officers Injured at Coxsackie Correctional Facility

Coxsackie, NY – Three officers were injured at Coxsackie Correctional Facility last week when a disruptive inmate fought with officers in the mess hall at the maximum security prison.   Full Press Release

Convicted Murderer Attempts Escape at Marcy Correctional Facility

Officer Thwarts Inmate Scaling Fence Marcy, NY – A convicted murderer, serving a 25 years to life prison sentence, attempted to scale a perimeter fence at the medium security correctional facility before an officer acted quickly and stopped him. The incident occurred...

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Altona CF donates to North Country Pink Heals

Altona CF donates to North Country Pink Heals

During the month of October the NYSCOPBA membership and civilian staff of Altona Correctional Facility took part in the 2nd annual “wear pink” campaign to help bring awareness and promote early detection of breast cancer. While in the mitts of a pandemic we were able...

NYS Special Olympics Torch Run

NYS Special Olympics Torch Run

Members of Lakeview Correctional Facility ran in the NYS Special Olympics Torch Run to support the Special Olympians. Members ran three miles from Fredonia to Dunkirk. Lakeview CF has been running in the Torch Run for 10 Years! Great job Guys!

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