For Active Detectives — An Important Message from the President About Speaking to Reporters

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the New York Daily News launched an attack on one of our members, Detective Thomas Rice. In 2013, Det. Rice pled guilty to charges and […]

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Cop Killer Herman Bell’s Parole

The PBA obtained a temporary restraining order against the State’s planned parole of cop-killer Herman Bell, but a Judge tossed the case and Bell was released. The PBA launched a […]

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Use of Force — Recommendations to Redo Entire Tri-Report Policy

On June 7th, DEA President Michael J. Palladino met with Chief Wedin and Chief Lukach regarding tri-reports and ESU. Here’s the backstory: The DEA had discussions with the Department’s Office […]

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DEA Contractual Raise of 2.5% Took Effect January 1, 2018

Our raise of 2.5% took effect in the January 12, 2018 paycheck. On December 17, 2018, the final 3% raise takes effect. The DEA’s Uniform Allowance was paid in the December […]

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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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