News From: Nassau COBA

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2016

Jail mismanagement requires intervention

It’s a mess over at the Nassau County jail. Yes I know it’s a jail, not a country club, housing Nassau’s most dangerous and unlucky, but there is a right way and a wrong way to...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 03, 2016

C.O.'s rally for safety

On Monday, August 1, the Nassau Correction Officers Benevolent Association (COBA) spoke at the Nassau County Legislature. President Brian Sullivan, along with all four of his Vice Presidents, came to...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 24, 2016

When forces collide

For six years the court officers and court employees in Nassau County, also known as COBANC, have been working without a contract. As their medical cost increase and their wages decreas, every year...

by Kate Hogan | on Apr 21, 2016

The toughest beat in law enforcement

Correction Officers live the toughest life imaginable. They work beyond the wall, in the dark corners of jails and prisons. Their clientele are murderers, rapists and drug lords. They enforce the...

by John Jaronczyk | on Oct 12, 2015

After Arraignment CO still not back to Work

Media Statement From Nassau COBA President John Jaronczyk on Today's Arraignment of an Inmate Who Viciously Assaulted a Nassau County Correction Officer  "Inmate Donnell Redden was...

by John Jaronczyk | on Sep 30, 2013

Support those who support us!

Message from President John Jaronczyk:Each year, your Union seeks to endorse and align ourselves with political candidates and elected officials who strive toward realizing a better quality of life...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2013

May Memorials

The weather is getting nicer and the flowers are in bloom. With that our brothers and sisters in law enforcement are memorializing the members they lost. The Nassau PBA is heading to Albany, DC, and...

by John Jaronczyk | on Jan 21, 2013

Nassau COBA Cares

COBA Hosts Holiday Party for Kids Affected By Sandy A group of 100 people attended the event.  Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officers Benevolent Association (COBA) hosted a...

by John Jaronczyk | on Jan 21, 2013

COBA's 2012 Year in Review

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...

by John Jaronczyk | on Oct 18, 2012

Nassau COBA Members Nationally Recognized

On March 14, 2012, Correctional Officer Ryan Apicella was the sole officer on duty with a psychotic mental observation inmate who was in custody for assault in the second degree when he was called...

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