Veteran Township Police Officer Is New Head Of State PBA


Franklin Township Police officer Patrick Colligan (center, in suit) is surrounded by members of PBA Local 154 at his swearing-in ceremony as president of the state PBA on July 15.
Photo: Franklin PD Sgt. Darrin Russo

Patrick Colligan, a 23-year veteran of the township police department, was installed July 15 as the president of the state Policemen’s Benevolent Association.

The ceremony took place at The Pines in Edison.

Colligan was the delegate for PBA Local 154 – the township’s chapter – for 12 years. He has served on several committees at the state level, and has served as vice president of the state Executive Board.

With 33,000 members, the PBA is the largest police officers union in the state.



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