Update: Media accommodations for the Trooper Falb funeral


George P. Beach II



Beau Duffy
Director of Public Information

(518) 457-2180





The funeral service for Trooper Brian S. Falb will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Saint Peter’s Church, 114 Cornelia Street, Plattsburgh, NY.

A member of the State Police will be available to speak to the media before the funeral service. Media members should arrive at the press area outside Saint Peter’s NO LATER than 8:45 a.m.
There will be a media area available in front of Saint Peter’s for the arrival of the hearse.  Media members may set up in the designated area.  This area will offer a view of the funeral procession. 
WCAX will be the video pool camera for the service.

Plattsburgh Press-Republican will be the still pool camera for the service.
Media should coordinate with each other the sharing of video and photographs.
During the service, media members will not be allowed inside the church due to seating restrictions.
For media outlets interested in covering the wake on Sunday, March 19, members will NOT be allowed inside the funeral home during calling hours.