COBA News

Dec 18, 2014
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...
Dec 16, 2014
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...
Dec 10, 2014
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 video WOODBURY - Nassau County is facing criticism for renting out a part of the county jail...
Dec 09, 2014
By Laura Figueroa, Newsday On 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...
Dec 09, 2014
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...
Dec 08, 2014
New York Daily News / Monday December 8, 2014 The 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...
Nov 26, 2014
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...
Nov 27, 2014
Message from President, John Jaronczyk Even 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...
Sep 17, 2014
"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' ...
Jul 24, 2014
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...
Jul 25, 2014
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Jul 21, 2014
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Jun 28, 2014
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...
Jun 19, 2014
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...
May 29, 2014
  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...
May 29, 2014
  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...
Feb 05, 2014
East Meadow, New York February 5, 2014---“Today’s vicious slashing incident of a Nassau County Correction Officer at the Nassau University Medical Center is yet another horrific example of the extreme dangers our Officers face...
Jan 29, 2014
About 100 unionized correction officers packed the public meeting of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority Monday evening to show the county’s financial control board some of the workers who have been affected by a three-year-old...
Jan 09, 2014
This is the full page, color advertisement that appeared in today's Newsday Nassau/Suffolk editions on page A19. This ad is also scheduled to appear in next week's print and online edition of the Chief-Leader newspaper.
Sep 30, 2013
2013 Nassau COBA Endorsement List                    2013 Suffolk Corrections Endorsement List   Each year, your Union seeks to endorse and align ourselves with political candidates and elected officials who strive toward...
Aug 26, 2013
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...
Aug 21, 2013
Nassau COBA - 4 time repeat Champions! You may have heard the ads on 102.3 WBAB. The Annual Long Island Police Tug of War Championship to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project took place at Jones Beach Field 4 on Friday, July 26th...
Aug 20, 2013
Nassau COBA members Richard and Jeanine walk the toughest beat in law enforcement on Long Island. Working in the jail is a difficult job, but what their son Luke is battling is even tougher! Luke is fighting acute Lymphoblastic...
Aug 19, 2013
Below is a summary of the four bills that were on this year's Nassau COBA Legislative Agenda. It is important to realize that while we have taken a tremendous step forward in getting these bills passed through the Senate and...
Jul 04, 2013
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.