COBA News

Sep 13, 2019/General News
9/11 First Responder's Memorial To All COBA Members and Retirees; Today, COBA had the honor of representing Nassau County Correction Officers at the "9/11 Responders Remembered Park" in Smithtown NY. Nassau County Correction Sergeant Mark Baxter's name was added to the Memorial Wall...
Aug 06, 2019/General News
Today, six Nassau County Correction Officers were honored for their service and actions at a public hearing of the Nassau County Legislature. In the past, Nassau Police Officers have been recognized for their actions as "Top Cops" by the Legislature, and rightfully so. Today the...
May 08, 2019/General News
Please click here  to hear the newest edition of Nassau COBA Monthly, our new Podcast keeping you up to date on issues that affect Nassau County Correction Officers.  
Jan 30, 2019/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.   Annual Recognition Awards   Life Saving Award NCCC...
Dec 11, 2018/Pres. Message
Tonight, in a show of Union Solidarity at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, Nassau COBA stood alongside our Union Brothers and Sisters from the Nassau, Suffolk and NY State Court Officers Benevolent Associations to expose the blatant hypocrisy of the Criminal Justice System in the State of...
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...
Apr 09, 2019/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 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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