9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Act Passes House Vote

On July 12, 2019, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass the bill introduced last February to extend the funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. The new […]

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Wake & Funeral for Retired Det. Luis Alvarez

On the morning of Saturday, June 29, 2019, Det. Luis Alvarez, who retired out of the Bomb Squad, passed away of illnesses contracted as a result of his work on […]

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Election for Brooklyn South Welfare Officer

With the promotion of Frank Ciccone to Brooklyn South Trustee, and in keeping with the DEA Constitution and By Laws, Brooklyn South Delegates who have served as DEA Delegate for […]

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Annuity Fund Transfer Period

The entire month of July, from July 1st through July 31st, 2019, DEA members can transfer their Annuity Fund from the DEA Trustee-managed fund to a self-directed fund, or visa […]

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Body Camera Grievance

On May 22, 2019, the Police Department ordered 21 Investigators to wear body cameras, which is a violation of our collective bargaining agreement. The DEA filed a grievance and is […]

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Overtime Reduction

The DEA inquired about the recently announced reduction in overtime for Detectives and Supervisory ranks. As per Chief of Department Monahan and Chief of Detectives Shea, the Department expects to […]

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Mediation

The Department is instituting a “pilot project” on a voluntary basis for dispute resolution. The program will be administered by a third party from the Center for Creative Conflict Resolution […]

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DEA Develops New App

In conjunction with our website, the DEA has developed a new app for active and retired members to install on their personal cell phones. We’ve reached agreements with Apple and […]

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New 9/11 Monument in Oyster Bay

In the summer of 2019, the Town of Oyster Bay, New York will begin construction of a monument called “9/11 Walls of Honor” to the east of the current 9/11 […]

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Uniform Allowance (Non-Taxation) Update

Talks with the City about not taxing the uniform allowance have been resurrected. The DEA is developing an affidavit for members to sign and submit to the union in order […]

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