Issues: Police

Senator Bonacic Attends Troop F Memorial Day Service

Senator Bonacic joined local elected officials, distinguished guests and members of the New York State Police at Troop F’s Memorial Day Service in Middletown this morning. The ceremony honors the men and women of Troop F who have died in the line of duty.

Pictured are the members of Troop F’s Honor Guard at the Memorial Day Service.

May 22, 2015
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN NICOLE MALLIOTAKIS APPLAUD NATIONAL BLUE ALERT SYSTEM TO PROTECT POLICE

NEW YORK – Today, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) and Sen. Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn) commended the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for passing, and President Barack Obama for signing, the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 into law.  The measure would create a nationwide alert system to assist in the apprehension of anyone who hurts, kills, or legitimately threatens police officers.

For the past five years, Malliotakis and Golden have introduced a similar piece of legislation in the New York State Legislature.

May 21, 2015
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Senator Hamilton on Governor Cuomo's Criminal Justice Proposals

(Brooklyn, NY - May 20, 2015) Senator Hamilton's comments on Governor Cuomo's proposed criminal justice reforms were highlighted by Kings County Politics today: Hamilton Reacts To Cuomo’s Take It Or Leave It Justice Reform Initiative.

May 20, 2015
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Update from Albany: Senator DeFrancisco Highlights Teachers of Excellence and Women of Distinction and Discusses Public Safety Issues on Your Voice

On this Your Voice program, recorded on May 18, 2015, Senator John A. DeFrancisco discusses his 2015 Teachers of Excellence, his 2015 Women of Distinction honoree, West Point Day, the Officer Brian Moore Resolution, Court of Claims, and ticket scalping legislation.

May 19, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS ORANGE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY

Senator Bonacic speaks with Major Patrick Regan, Troop F Commander, NY State Police, before the start of the ceremony.

 

 

May 13, 2015
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

Remember

     Exasperated is the only word that can describe how I felt as Long Island buried yet another of her heroes, New York City Police Officer Brian Moore. He was the fifth NYPD officer shot in as many months and the third to be killed since December.

May 13, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC SPEAKS AT THE ORANGE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL SERVICE

Senator Bonacic joined local elected officials, law enforcement personnel, and other dignitaries to honor fallen police officers and their families at the annual Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service this past Friday in Goshen. The ceremony is held every year to memorialize Orange County police officers who have heroically given their lives in the line of duty. This year, the name of NY State Trooper Winston Martindale was added to the memorial wall. Martindale passed away in July of 2013 after succumbing to injuries he sustained responding to a plane crash in the Town of Wawayanda in 2011.

 

May 11, 2015
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Police officers from across New York State will be on Long Island today, where NYC Police Officer Brian Moore will be laid to rest

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, neighbors and fellows officers -- from throughout New York State and across the nation -- of New York City Police Officer Brian Moore, who will be laid to rest today on Long Island.

From the New York Times, "Long lines of mourners pay tribute to Officer Brian Moore"

May 8, 2015
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Senator Jesse Hamilton and Panelists at All Lives Matter Criminal Justice Town Hall

(Left to Right) Judge Evelyn LaPorte, Supreme Court Justice, Kings County; Amanda Jack, Criminal Defense Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services; Senator Jesse Hamilton; Charles F. Coleman Jr., Trial Attorney at the United States EEOC; Norman Siegel, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Attorney, Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans, LLP; and Pastor Whitehead

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC APPLAUDS THE WORK OF THE BRAVE FIRST RESPONDERS BATTLING THE SHAWANGUNK RIDGE WILDFIRE

SENATOR BONACIC APPLAUDS THE WORK OF THE BRAVE FIRST RESPONDERS BATTLING THE SHAWANGUNK RIDGE WILDFIRE

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS ANNUAL POLICE OFFICERS REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY IN ALBANY

Senator Bonacic joined members of the law enforcement community and other government officials today, to pay respect to New York police officers who were killed in the line of duty in 2014, at the Annual Police Officers Remembrance Ceremony in Albany. Last year alone, 16 New York police officers paid the ultimate sacrifice. Their names were among 27 inscribed on the Police Officers Memorial at today’s ceremony.

May 6, 2015
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Statement from Senator Venditto Re: The Passing of New York City Police Officer Brian Moore of Massapequa

"Rest In Peace, Hero New York City Police Officer Brian Moore of Massapequa. Your family, friends and loved ones are in all of our hearts and prayers. God bless Officer Moore and all the brave men and women who wear Blue and put their life on the line by protecting ours every day."

May 4, 2015
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Statement from Senator Venditto Re: New York City Police Officer Brian Moore of Massapequa

"Sending prayers to New York City Police Officer Brian Moore of Massapequa, who was severely shot last night in Queens. Officer Moore, who comes from a family of police officers, is in critical but stable condition at Jamaica Hospital and Medical Center. I join with all of our Massapequa community in thoughts and prayers for Officer Moore and his family. 

God bless Officer Moore and all the men and women who wear blue and put their life on the line by protecting ours every day."

May 3, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN SECURES NEW VAN FOR THE 68TH PRECINCT

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will join NYPD 68th Precinct Captain Raymond Festino, at an unveiling of a brand new NYPD van, made possible by a grant allocated by Golden, on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. outside the 68th Precinct, located at 333-65th Street.

The van will serve the public safety needs of the NYPD and the Auxiliary within the confines of the 68th Precinct. Members of the media are welcome.

April 27, 2015
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Senate to Celebrate Earth Week With a Package of Bills to Protect the Environment, Increase Green Jobs, and Boost Recreation

The New York State Senate will be celebrating Earth Week by acting upon an extensive package of 27 bills that would create new protections for natural resources, promote energy conservation, help create green jobs, and increase tourism through enhanced recreational opportunities. Senate Majority Leader Dean G.

April 20, 2015
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Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike receives prestigious, historic award from the New York State Sheriffs' Association

Earlier this year, Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike received the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute's most prestigious award -- the "Sheriff Grover Cleveland Award," an award that the Association has bestowed only three times before in its history. 

It's quite an honor, and well deserved. 

Congratulations to Sheriff Spike, and thank you for your long-standing commitment to public safety and security in Yates County and across the region

April 8, 2015
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TRIBOROUGH ELECTEDS SIGN ON TO BILL TO STOP BRIDGE TRESPASSING

Momentum for Adams-Squadron-Lentol Bill to Stop Bridge Trespassing Increases After RFK Bridge Incident 

NEW YORK – In response to yet another trespassing incident on a New York City bridge -- the RFK Triborough Bridge was breached by climbers on Wednesday, March 25 -- Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, State Senator Daniel Squadron, and Assemblymember Joseph Lentol announced key support of Bronx, Manhattan and Queens elected officials for their state legislation to raise trespassing penalties on critical infrastructure. Congressmembers Crowley, Maloney and Rangel; Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr.; State Senators Gianaris and Serrano; Assemblymembers Rodriguez, Simon and Simotas; and Councilmember Constantinides all represent the RFK Triborough Bridge or Brooklyn Bridge, and have now co-sponsored or endorsed the bill.

April 6, 2015
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Collins Center Family Health & Safety Fair

Free Admission

Blood Donations

Free Services

Free Screenings

April 18, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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West Seneca Family Health & Safety Fair

Free Admission

Blood Donations

Free Services and Screenings from the following providers or vendors:

 

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY

Bakery Victory Dental Center

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Boy scouts of America

Cancer Services of Erie County

CERT

Curves of West Seneca

D’Youville -

ECC – Nursing School

Erie County Sheriff’s Office

Elder Care Solutions

Girl scouts of WNY

April 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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