Thomas Condzella PBA President

Dear Ithaca Community,

The brutal killing of Mr. Tyre Nichols at the hands of five City of Memphis Police Officers was a depraved criminal act that should have never happened.

The individuals responsible for his death were not engaged in policing that night, they were engaged in cruel and illegal conduct which resulted in the horrific death of Mr. Nichols, a member of the Memphis community.

All involved must be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.

Right now we can only hope that in their own time, the family, friends and loved ones of Mr. Nichols can somehow pick up the pieces of their shattered lives and move forward in a way that is meaningful to them and that leads them to true peace and healing.

Although the Ithaca PBA continues to make strides in fostering positive relationships and providing improved services within our own community, we know we can always do better. We continue to demand professionalism, respect, and humanity from our members and are always seeking to improve.

The murder of Tyre Nichols Hager is a grim reminder that despite our efforts locally, we as a profession have much more work to do.

We can and must do better.


In Service,

Thomas W. Condzella

President Ithaca Police Benevolent Association, AFL-CIO

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Bonze Blayk


#ItCouldntHappenHere #NotEver #WereGoingUpscale !!!


- barmayden Annette Rose Blayk, COMETMONGER (born Mayday 1956)

-- celebrating 39 years on the Internet, and 45 as a computer programmer!

"Piercing the Veil" - FRAMED and ASSAULTED for allegedly skipping the check for a Grand Slam Breakfast at Denny's - yes, that would be me! Posted to Facebook October 29 2022.

It's also totally impossible that I could have ever worked as a Senior Software Engineer in Secure Networking in 1994 etc. because

#YouDontLookLikeAnEngineer but #YouCantTellABookByLookingAtTheCover and #YouCantBelieveEverythingYouRead ?

Bonze Blayk

Perhaps, Sergeant Condzella, you're not up to date on what Memphis police have to deal with these days: a plague running through our nation: HARD DRUGS fueling GANG VIOLENCE! The victim could not possibly have resisted arrest and run because he was "carrying," say, fentanyl, which he dropped along the way? RIGHT.

JUDGE NOT, LEST YE BE JUDGED: "Innocent until PROVEN Guilty!"

KARK-TV Little Rock Arkansas - CRIME - Power Ultra Lounge: Five Years Later by: Mitch McCoy - Posted: Jun 30, 2022 / 07:58 PM CDT - Updated: Jul 1, 2022 / 06:44 AM CDT

You thought drugs were only a big-time thing in Ithaca huh. Memphis is where the kids at Hall High in Little Rock went to play back when I was there from 1974-1977 vs. the race track at Hot Springs, but I was a geeky longhaired metalhead, and not a "popular type?"

But not UNpopular? 1. NO CAR. We're done here, right?

- barmayden Annette Rose Blayk, COMETMONGER

Nevin Sabet-Swingle

So does that mean you are condemning the actions of Officer Dana Haff now?

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