Who We Are

New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, AFSCME, AFL-CIO

Council 82 is a very active, aggressive, responsive and growing Union. Our history as a Labor Union has given us the experience which enables the family of Council 82 to work together toward our members goals.


Member Benefits

Council 82 provides members with a robust selection of benefits to assist both active & retiree members!

  • AFSCME Benefits
  • Council 82 Scholarship
  • Insurance Programs
  • Member Assistance


Join Council 82

Council 82 presently has over 4,000 members. These members consist of Law Enforcement Officers from throughout the State. Municipal, Town, County, City, Village and State members, all working together for the betterment of each other.

Give us a call today. We will come out and meet with your Executive Board and members to explain your future with COUNCIL 82.


Legislative Updates

New York State Budget Update

View latest NYS Budget Update information.

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In the American Rescue Plan May 11, 2021

Federal Guidance on the $350 Billion in State and Local Government Direct Aid - In the American Rescue Plan May 11, 2021

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OPPOSE: A2277 (Aubry) / S2836 (Salazar)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) OPPOSES the passage of this legislation

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