Posted: October 12, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

October 12, 2018 / New York, NY – New York’s finest in blue have announced its endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s re-election campaign.  President Patrick J. Lynch of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of the City of New York made the announcement on behalf of the hard-working men and women the PBA represents.

President Lynch stated that Assemblyman Byrne’s “commitment to addressing the issues affecting New York City police officers is well recognized.” Lynch continued by saying the PBA looks forward to working with the Assemblyman on their shared goal for “a stronger, safer New York.”

Assemblyman Byrne accepted the endorsement and said that “while the 94th Assembly District may not include New York City, it certainly includes many of the hard-working men and women who serve in and protect New York City, keeping millions of people safe 24/7, 365.” Byrne continued, “It is an honor to receive this endorsement. I am eager to continue our work together, and will continue to stand up for our men and women in law enforcement.”

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of the City of New York (NYC PBA) is the largest municipal police union in the world and represents approximately 24,000 sworn NYPD members who hold the rank of Police Officer.  These are men and women who serve on the front-line in radio cars and on foot posts, as well as in specialized units and administrative divisions throughout the city.