Annuity Fund Performance for 2016

The DEA’s Trustee-directed Annuity Fund’s performance was a positive 9.03% net of fees for the calendar year 2016. The DEA Annuity Fund once again outperformed the $35-billion Police Pension Fund, […]

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Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General

One of the “positives” coming out of the Trump Administration is the appointment of former U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General. The new AG announced the Justice Department will […]

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Request for Work in Lieu of Vacation

On May 2, 2017, the DEA received a response from the Police Commissioner that our request was denied because there was “a lack of funding.” Here’s the backstory: DEA President Michael Palladino […]

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Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch

President Trump recently nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace deceased Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, which would bring the Court to full staffing. Judge Gorsuch is a Conservative […]

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NAPO Opposes National “Right to Work” Legislation

NAPO opposes the National Right to Work Act (H.R. 785), which would repeal the provisions of the federal NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) that permits employers to require employees to […]

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Contract Update

On May 22nd, the DEA met with the City for another bargaining session. No resolution was reached and talks continue. The focus of our discussions revolve around the body cameras […]

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Current Payscale 3rd Grade Detectives

The scale below reflects the current and future figures for third grade pay for the remainder of our contract, which expires on March 31, 2019. Your individual night shift amount depends […]

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Online Pistol/Revolver License Re-certifications in New York State

The New York State Police have created an easy and cost-free process that allows pistol/revolver licensees to complete re-certification online at — http://troopers.ny.gov/firearms       Paper forms are also available […]

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Legendary Det. Steven McDonald Passes

At 1:09 p.m. on January 10, 2017, Det. Steven McDonald of the New York Police Department passed away. Said Detectives’ Endowment Association (DEA) President Michael J. Palladino, “Steven was an exceptional […]

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The New York State Constitutional Convention

  from Michael J. Palladino, DEA President   There is a push by some political factions in New York State to hold a new Constitutional Convention. The position of the Detectives’ […]

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