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Condolences to member Michael Benzinger (Clarkstown PD) on the passing of his father, Richard 
Benzinger, on August 27, 2009. Our sympathy to the Benzinger family.                                                                    

                             September is Suicide Prevention Month 
September is Suicide Prevention Month. All law enforcement officers are reminded to take care of themselves and their mental health. Help is available to those finding themselves facing a personal crisis.  The “Crisis Text Line” is not connected to any law enforcement agency. It connects you to free, 24/7 confidential assistance.  Text BLUE to 741741.  Using the BLUE keyword will let the crisis counselor know you are a law enforcement officer. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available by phone at 800-273-8255.  The Rockland County Behavioral Response Team can be reached at 845-517-0400. 


​President                     Ed Weireter

1st Vice President      Keith Hansen

2nd Vice President     Lou Falco III

Treasurer                     Joe Cain

Secretary                      Lynn Hayes

Financial Secretary      Jim Sciacca

1st Sgt. at Arms           Mike Heath

2nd Sgt at Arms           Dennis Dodrill

Editor                             Peg Varieur

Chaplain                        George Albin


Orangetown               Daniel Ryan

Clarkstown                  Chris Cortelli

Haverstraw                  Manny Figueroa

Stony Point                  Bob Bertrand

Ramapo                        Mike Higgins    

Trustee at Large          Tim Connolly Jr

​Health and Welfare    John Dillon

​Historian                       Jack Coleman

Past President             Mark Murphy