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.

Officer Viciously Attacked at Auburn Correctional Facility

Victim Cut Across Face, Receives 30 Stitches to Close Wound Auburn, NY – A 14 year veteran correction officer was viciously attacked and cut by an inmate at the maximum security facility on Sunday, causing the facility to be locked down after the assault. The inmate,...

NYSCOPBA Raises Money for Suicide Awareness

Union Holds Motorcycle Ride in the Hudson Valley to Raise Awareness of Mental Health Bedford Hills, NY – Union officials from NYSCOPBA’s Southern Region, recently hosted their inaugural Suicide Awareness Ride to shine a light on mental health issues, in particular...

NYSCOPBA Member Hailed As A Hero

Brad Kowalik, a SHTA assigned to Mid-Hudson Forensic, and another man are being hailed as heroes for acting quickly and saving three children from a burning apartment building in Middletown, NY.   Both men used a ladder to assist the children out of an apartment that...

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Mid-Hudson Charity Golf Tournament Raises $10,000

Mid-Hudson Charity Golf Tournament Raises $10,000

On Friday, August 20, NYSCOPBA's Mid-Hudson Region held it's first charity golf tournament to benefit the Rumshock Veterans Foundation. Twenty three teams participated at Apples Greens Golf Club in Highland and helped raise $10,000 for the Veterans Foundation. Thank...