COBA News

Nov 12, 2018/Pres. Message
On this 100th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I, also known as "The Great War", please take time out to remember and thank all of our Veterans who sacrificed so much in the name of Freedom. Many of our Brother and Sister COBA Members know full well, being Veterans...
Aug 31, 2018/Pres. Message
As the Summer nears an end, Nassau COBA is facing constant attacks. At the federal level, the recent Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court case is a direct attack meant to weaken our union and make our members less safe in one of the most dangerous working environments. Thankfully our union is staying...
Aug 14, 2018/General News
Nassau COBA President Brian Sullivan was recently on Suffolk Matters, a weekly union radio show hosted by Suffolk AME President Daniel Levler on WALK 97.5, to discuss our union's opposition to removing fossil fuel companies from the New York State Pension plan. Click the player above to listen...
May 22, 2018/General News
5th Year in a Row! In Support of "Joining Against Cancer in Kids"     Thanks to our good friends at JetBlue we borrow an Airbus A320 from them for the Annual Plane Pull at JFK. Teams of Law Enforcement and the U.S Military take part against each other in timed...
May 10, 2018/Widows & Children
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Mar 28, 2018/Pres. Message
Message from Brian Sullivan, President   On Monday, March 26th the appointment of Vera Fludd as the new Nassau County Sheriff was approved unanimously by the Nassau County Legislature. This marks a historic moment in this County's history by Vera not only being the first African American...
Dec 29, 2017/General News
The Nassau County Sheriff’s Correction Officers Benevolent Association will be putting together a Journal for this year’s Retirement Party to honor those that are retiring for their years of Service. Friends of COBA can place an Ad in the Journal. Anyone that would like to place an Ad...
Dec 22, 2017/Pres. Message
As we find ourselves at the end of another tumultuous year at the Correctional Facility, I'd like to pause and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Holidays and Happy New Year!   While it can be very easy to get bogged down in the daily grind of the most thankless...
Dec 04, 2017/Political Action
  This article by Michael Gormley originally appeared in Newsday.    ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have expanded disability benefits to Nassau County corrections officers who are assaulted by visitors to inmates.   The veto...
Nov 23, 2017/General News
On behalf of the Board of Governors of the Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officers Benevolent Association, we would like to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy and Safe Thanksgiving.
Sep 28, 2017/Political Action
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Sep 18, 2017/General News
This past Friday, Sept 15th, 2017 the Correction Officers Benevolent Association conducted a Press Conference on the steps of the Nassau County Executive/Legislative Building in Mineola. The purpose of this briefing was to call out the Democratic Caucus of the Legislature for standing at an earlier...
Jun 12, 2017/Pres. Message
Message from Brian Sullivan COBA President to all Active Members and Retirees: Last September I led approximately 50 COBA Members into Hempstead District Court to oversee the Arraignment of Inmate Angel Hernandez. Inmate Hernandez was in our jail on Attempted Murder charges (held on 500K Bail...
May 10, 2017/Widows & Children
I'd like to thank the entire Widows and Childrens Committee of the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association for all of their hard work and voluntary dedication in preparing and conducting our Annual Memorial Service, which was held on May 4th, 2017 at the Nassau County...
Feb 11, 2017/General News
The Nassau County Sheriff’s Correction Officers Benevolent Association will be putting together a Journal for this year’s Retirement Party to honor those that are retiring for their years of Service.   Family, friends and co-workers can place an Ad in the Journal....