COBA News

Apr 28, 2015/General News
 Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015 5:00 pmBy MARK TOOR  Nassau County Correctional Center inmates have slashed each other four times between mid-January and early April, the Nassau County Sheriff's Office Correction Officers' Benevolent Association said last week. All four...
Apr 24, 2015/General News
Correction officers at the Nassau jail have responded to four-gang related slashingings since January, including one where the victim's face required hundreds of stitches, according to officials and reportsThe violence, from mid-January through early April, is some of the worst in decades, said...
Apr 17, 2015/Widows & Children
Thursday May 7, 2015 10:00am at the Jail Memorial
Mar 19, 2015/General News
With Wisconsin becoming the 25th state to enact right to work legislation, we have to ask if unions and their relevance are in a decline. Right to work laws can be the death of organized labor. Right to work is a bill or a constitutional provision that prohibits the use of union membership as a...
Mar 06, 2015/Widows & Children
Come out and support a great cause for the Windows and Children Fund.  Click here to download the below flyer.Raffle Fundraiser to benefit NCS COBA Widow’s & Childrens Fund4 Day, 3 Night Vacation PackageTo the Reef at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas includes Airfare...
Jan 16, 2015/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 of COBA Retirees can place an Ad in the Journal....
Dec 24, 2014/Pres. Message
The holiday season is traditionally a joyous time of the year when we gather together with our family and friends, toast and celebrate our accomplishments over the past year, and quietly reflect and give thanks for our blessings.  Unfortunately, due to the recent tragic events over the...
Dec 18, 2014/Political Action
The officers say Andreaus Guilty has been publishing racist, derogatory and anti-law enforcement comments on Facebook. (12/15/14)EAST MEADOW - More than 100 Nassau County corrections officers rallied today to call for the removal of the county jail’s affirmative action specialist.Andreaus...
Dec 16, 2014/Political Action
More than 100 Nassau correction officers protested outside the county jail in East Meadow on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, calling for the removal of the jail's head affirmative action officer over Facebook postings in which he referred to police as "crackers" who "got bullied in high...
Dec 10, 2014/General News
In August, Nassau County rented an unused section of the jail to Brooklyn rapper Uncle Murda. (12/9/14)Click here to watch the above videoWOODBURY - Nassau County is facing criticism for renting out a part of the county jail for a rap video.In August, the county rented an unused section of the jail...
Dec 09, 2014/General News
By Laura Figueroa, NewsdayOn Monday, as Nassau's film commission hosted a tour of local landmarks for various production companies, the president of the county's correctional officers union took aim at county leaders for allowing a trio of rappers who have rapped about killing cops to...
Dec 09, 2014/General News
December 8, 2014 by CELESTE HADRICK, Newsday Nassau's corrections union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county's head affirmative action officer at the East Meadow jail, contending his public Facebook postings are racist, derogatory and incite violence against its...
Dec 08, 2014/General News
New York Daily News / Monday December 8, 2014The Brooklyn-based musician rented an abandoned part of Nassau County jail for a one-day shoot in August. Murda's recent 'Hands Up' video slams police brutality, featuring the image of him and another rapper holding guns to a white officer...