Use of Force and ESU

The DEA is having discussions with the Department’s Office of Labor Relations and the Risk Assessment Unit on ESU’s behalf regarding the current use of force by policy and how […]

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DEA Contractual Raise of 2.5% Effective January 1, 2018

Our next raise of 2.5% is expected to take effect in the January 12, 2018 paycheck.   On December 17, 2018, the final 3% raise takes effect.   The DEA’s […]

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Service Weapons Transition to Semiautomatic Pistols Only

After January 1, 2018, revolvers will no longer be authorized as service weapons. Equipment used with service revolvers (regulation holster, speed loaders and pouches, belt) will also be discontinued for […]

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Help Create a Memory Book for the Tuozzolo Family

Kathy Vigiano, retired Police Officer and widow of Det. Joseph Vigiano, is making a “memory book” for the children of Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo, killed in the line of duty on […]

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100th Anniversary Gala Photos Now Available

Photographs are now available from the 100th Anniversary Gala of the DEA. You need to order directly from the photographer, Karen Sterling, on her web portal.  Just click on her link below, […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Issue Resolved

The issue between the DEA and Dunkin’ Donuts over what occurred in the Flatbush Avenue store in Brooklyn has been resolved. Dunkin’ Donuts acknowledged what happened, apologized, and placed an advertisement […]

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MLC-City Health Agreement

The current MLC health agreement expires on June 30, 2018. The City is deep in contract negotiations with DC37, as expected. It is the City’s intention to reap further savings […]

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Resounding Defeat for Constitutional Convention

The DEA thanks our members who participated in the campaign to defeat the referendum for a New York State Constitutional Convention. More than 80% of New Yorkers voting said “no.” […]

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Detective of the Month Submissions

Any member of the service can nominate a Detective or group of Detectives for the DEA’s Detective(s) of the Month Awards, which honors our members’ work on outstanding cases or […]

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Janus vs. AFSCME and Its Implications for Labor

This monumental case seeks to reverse a 1977 United States Supreme Court decision requiring non-union members to pay a “fair share” fee to cover the cost of bargaining on their […]

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