Annuity Fund Performance for 2017

Statements are being mailed this week. The DEA’s Trustee-directed Annuity Fund yielded a performance of 12.77% net of fees for the calendar year 2017. The update as of March 31, […]

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Meeting with the Office of Labor Relations

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the DEA and the other four police unions met with the OLR regarding the following topics: body worn cameras; force reports; discipline disclosure.

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DEA Posts Billboard at 35 Wall Street

Recently, over a period of several days, the New York Daily News launched an attack against one of our members who had a disciplinary issue with the Department six years […]

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Retired Detective Needs Assistance With Medical Bills

The DEA was notified by the daughter of a retired Detective living in Florida about the medical infirmities that have caused the family to be in desperate need of assistance. […]

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Patrick Purcell Wins Manhattan North Election

Patrick Purcell, Delegate from Manhattan North Homicide, won the election as Manhattan North Welfare Officer.   John Scozzafava, Delegate from the 34 Squad, received 70 votes. Purcell received 161.   […]

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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 took 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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