Members of Co-op City's private police force walk off the job

Co-op City's private police department and lobby attendants went on strike Wednesday after their contract expired at midnight. The Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the union that represents the officers,

News 12 Staff

Mar 15, 2006, 11:39 PM

Updated 6,614 days ago

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Members of Co-op City's private police force walk off the job
Co-op City's private police department and lobby attendants went on strike Wednesday after their contract expired at midnight. The Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the union that represents the officers, says a contract agreement couldn?t be reached with the building management company, Riverbay Corporation. According to PBA officials, sticking points include staffing cuts, pensions and benefits. Co-op City is comprised of 35 buildings and has about 55,000 residents. Most agree the officers do a good job and say they feel safer with them around. News 12 The Bronx is waiting to hear from the Riverbay Corporation regarding the strike.
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