COBA News

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...
Nov 26, 2014/Widows & Children
Come out and support a great cause for the Windows and Children Fund.  Click here to download the below flyer.To purchase tickets online please use the button to the right. Your name will be added to the list and be checked at the door. Thank you.
Nov 27, 2014/Pres. Message
Message from President, John JaronczykEven during the hardest times, there is always much to be thankful for.  Thanksgiving is a day when we gather family together and regardless of the circumstances or the challenges we have faced over the past year, we collectively give thanks for what we...
Sep 17, 2014/Pres. Message
"The Correction Officers Benevolent Association applauds Judge Quinn's decision to acquit Officer Joseph Donlon and retired Officer John Andujar of these charges. This trial was nothing more than a colossal waste of taxpayers' dollars trying to impugn the careers and...
Jul 24, 2014/Pres. Message
East Meadow, New York (July 24, 2014) Responding to the sudden death of an inmate who died on July 14th, Nassau COBA President John Jaronczyk said, "Our hearts go out to the family of John Gleeson Jr. during this painful and difficult time. While we understand his family's grief and sorrow...
Jul 25, 2014/General News
Friday, July 25th at 5:30PM
Jul 21, 2014/General News
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Jun 28, 2014/General News
WOODBURY - An agreement was reached this week between the Corrections Officers Benevolent Association and the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, ending a three-year wage freeze.The agreement comes with some concessions from members of the workers’ union.COBA leaders say those concessions...
Jun 19, 2014/Pres. Message
East Meadow, New York (June 18, 2014)- “Having completed a lengthy and often complicated negotiation process with Nassau County, and having addressed NIFA’s questions regarding the Contract, I am pleased to announce that the COBA Board of Governors voted unanimously today to accept the...
May 29, 2014/Widows & Children
 Father's Day Car Show Swap Meet & Motorcycle Ride will be taking place Sunday, June 15th,  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Merrick Train Station on Sunrise Highway in Merrick. This event will be in part be sponsored by the Nassau County Sheriff's COBA Widow's and Children...
May 29, 2014/Widows & Children
On May 17th, members of Nassau  COBA participated in the 2nd annual "Face-off for a Cause" Union Hockey charity tournament at Abe Stark Arena in Brooklyn. This event, organized by the NYS Court Officers, benefited the family of Nassau Court Officer James Barbieri, a COBANC...