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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Vetrano Murder Trial — Detectives Heckled By Perp’s Family & Friends

On April 1st, 2019, the jury, after a short deliberation, returned a guilty verdict on the Karina Vetrano murder trial. On Tuesday, April 22, 2019, Lewis was sentenced to life […]

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Inspector General’s Report

On April first, 2019, the Inspector General’s Office of the NYPD released its fifth annual report on investigations and recommendations for year 2018, which contained 42 recommendations for the Police […]

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Active Detectives, Please Check Your Union Dues

It has come to the attention of the DEA that, because of an NYPD computer glitch, some members have not had dues deducted from their bi-weekly paychecks. If any member […]

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For Those Who Did Not Get Full Medicare Part B Reimbursement

DEA retirees on Medicare who did not receive 100% of their Medicare Part B premiums in 2018 or earlier will have to download the “Medicare Part B Reimbursement Differential Request […]

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PBA Wins Suit Barring Release of Disciplinary Records

  On March 12, 2019, the NYS Supreme Court granted an injunction that bars the release of certain disciplinary records, thus upholding law 50-a.

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State Appeals Court Rules on Body Camera Footage

The NYS Appellate Division ruled that body camera footage is not subject to protection under 50-a, and can be released to the public.

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Pension Option Cost Changes

On March 13, 2019, the Police Pension Fund Trustees voted to reduce the cost of pension options for members who retire after April first of 2019. For example — 50-year-old […]

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Litigation Against the City for the 2.25% Differential

On September 5, 2019, the DEA and the City were in Court for a discovery conference with the Judge. On September 12th, the City provided a letter to the Court […]

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