General News Updates

Feb 11, 2017/General News

2016 Retiree’s Party & Retiree Journal - Feb 11th

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 can place an Ad in the Journal....
Sep 22, 2016/General News

Media Coverage of Today's Inmate Arraignment

Message from Brian Sullivan, President   I'd like to thank all of our Members who reported to Hempstead District Court earlier today for the Arraignment of inmate Angel Hernandez. As you all should know by now, Hernandez viciously assaulted our Union brother Ryan Papka in the 832...
Jan 07, 2016/General News

2015 Retiree’s Party & Retiree Journal

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.   Retired COBA members can place an Ad in the Journal. Anyone that would like to...
Apr 28, 2015/General News

THE CHIEF-LEADER Nassau Jail Union Is Alarmed by Rise In Gang-Tied Slashings

 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

Four Months, Four Slashings at Nassau Jail

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...
Mar 19, 2015/General News

Right to Work Laws Just What Unions Need?

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...
Jan 16, 2015/General News

COBA Retirement Party & Journal

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 10, 2014/General News

Nassau criticized for rap video filmed at jail

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

Nassau corrections union president criticizes county film commission over music video shoot

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

Federal discrimination complaint filed over postings by Nassau jail affirmative action officer

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...