Pres. Message Updates
Jun 12, 2017/Pres. Message
Crime is on Sale, Full Page Ad
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...
Dec 24, 2014/Pres. Message
To all Brother and Sister COBA Members
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...
Nov 27, 2014/Pres. Message
Happy Thanksgiving COBA
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
Nassau COBA applauds Judge's ruling exonerating two CO's of false charges
"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
In Response to a Recent Inmate Death, Nassau COBA President Calls on Public to Restrain from Rushing to Accuse Correction Officers of Misconduct
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...
Jun 19, 2014/Pres. Message
Media Statement by Nassau COBA President John Jaronczyk Regarding The New Nassau COBA Contract Agreement
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...
Aug 26, 2013/Pres. Message
Labor Day 2013: Despite the attacks we give back
For many people, Labor Day means three things: a day off from work, the start of the school year, and the last official day of summer. Yet how many people realize the reason why we celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day is a day that is dedicated to appreciating the contributions...
Jul 04, 2013/Pres. Message
Happy 4th of July from Nassau COBA
On behalf of the Officers and leadership of the Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officers Benevolent Association, we would like to wish everybody a safe and Happy 4th of July and a warm and relaxing summer.
May 30, 2013/Pres. Message
Memorializing Those We Lost
Message from John Jaronczyk, PresidentIn 1984, President Ronald Reagan, in an effort to honor the work and dedication of Correctional Officers nationwide, signed Proclamation 5187 which designated the first full week in May every year as "National Correctional Officers Week." ...
Jan 30, 2013/Pres. Message
Nassau COBA: Looking forward
Since our inception as the certified union for all Nassau County Correction Officers and Uniformed Supervisors in 1999, this past year will go down as truly the busiest and most eventful year to date. There were many challenges and hurdles that our union was faced with, and we are proud of what we...