What Comes Next?
Since 1995, Norman Seabrook has served as president of the New York City Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association (COBA), the largest municipal jail union in the U.S. with a membership of more than 9,000. As president, Seabrook controls the union’s finances, including its welfare fund. COBA’s welfare fund, which supports benefits for members like dental care and prescription drug purchases, is funded by New York City as part of the union employees’ compensation packages.
Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity,
The Arrest of Norman Seabrook and the NYPD Corruption Probe,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/public_integrity/84