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NYPD Union Chief Calls on Lawmakers to Fix 'Broken' Parole System

October 2, 2018
New York Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch called on state lawmakers to fix what he said was a "broken" parole system that has allowed killers to walk free.

New York Cop Killer Granted Parole

June 25, 2018
Robert Hayes—who has spent the past 44 years in prison—had been denied parole 10 previous times.

Killer of 2 NYPD Officers Released from Prison

April 30, 2018
State prison officials say they’re abiding by an appellate judge’s decision Wednesday that denied a police union’s request for a temporary restraining order to keep 70-year-old Herman Bell behind bars.

New York Lawmaker Wants Parole Board Members who Freed Cop Killer Removed

March 19, 2018
Bell — one of three Black Liberation Army members who killed NYPD Officers Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones in 1971 — was granted parole by the board following an interview with him earlier this Monday.

NY Judge Says Cop Killer's Parole Board Can't Consider Letters from Troopers

October 30, 2017
A state judge has blasted a cop-killer's parole board for considering letters from cops in denying the 74-year-old murderer's release after 43 years in prison.

Parole of Man Charged in 1984 Killing of LAPD Officer Overturned by CA Governor

September 21, 2017
California's governor has overturned a parole board's recommendation to release a man convicted of masterminding a 1984 armed robbery that led to a shootout with police and killed a Los Angeles officer.

Man Convicted in 1988 Killing of CA Officer to Be Set Free

May 19, 2017
A man convicted of masterminding a robbery that led to the 1988 slaying of an Inglewood, CA, police sergeant is set to be released from prison despite the furious pleas of the slain officer’s family and law enforcement leaders.

Man Convicted in Plot to Murder LAPD Detective Granted Parole

May 4, 2017
A man convicted in the 1985 plot to kill a Los Angeles police detective will be released on parole within the week, over the objections of city police leaders.

CA Cop Killers No Longer Eligible for Early Release

December 30, 2016
Offenders are typically recommended for early release if they have six months or less to live and would not pose a threat to public safety under court conditions or if a prisoner is permanently medically incapacitated.

Parole Denied for Convicted Manson Follower Charles 'Tex' Watson

October 28, 2016
A California review board denied parole Thursday to Charles "Tex" Watson, the self-described right-hand man of Charles Manson and a key figure in the Manson family's 1969 killing spree in the Los Angeles area.

California Governor Weighs Parole for Killer in Controversial LAPD Lecture

February 2, 2015
A state parole board recently decided that Enriquez should be released, despite concerns expressed by a prosecutor, according to records obtained by The Los Angeles Times. Enriquez's fate is now in the hands of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has about three more weeks to decide whether he should be freed.

N.J. Parole Board's Sex Offender Management Unit

September 3, 2013
The New Jersey State Parole Board's Sex Offender Management Unit's sworn officers prevent repeat offenses and help offenders re-enter society with active supervision, the use of GPS ankle bracelets, counseling programs and subsequent arrests for new violations.

Ore. Cop Killer's Release Rescinded

June 6, 2013
An ex-logger convicted of fatally bludgeoning a John Day (Ore.) Police officer two decades ago won't be paroled on Friday, after the state's parole board reversed its decision.

Oregon to Parole Cop Killer

May 29, 2013
Oregon's parole board has brushed off objections from law enforcement to release a logger convicted of beating to death a John Day Police Department officer. Sidney Dean Porter, 52, is scheduled to go free on June 7.

Police Union Opposes 'Compassionate' Parole for Calif. Cop Killer

March 6, 2013
In 1973, Gerald Youngberg took the lives of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Lt. Al Stewart, California Highway Patrol Officer Larry Wetterling, and gas station attendant Robert Jenkins in execution-style murders.

Family of Slain Philly Cop Sues Parole Board

November 13, 2012
The family of a slain Philadelphia Police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, claiming that the death of Moses Walker could have been prevented.

Killers of NYPD Cop Bid for Parole

August 30, 2012
Four men convicted in the 1988 killing a young New York City police officer will be coming up for parole for the first time in November.

Parole Denied To Kansas Trooper's Killer

July 13, 2012
The Kansas Prisoner Review Board denied parole to George Rainey, who shot and killed a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in 1981.

Minn. Cop Killer Granted Parole

October 27, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Corrections has approved parole for a prisoner convicted of murdering a police officer. Timothy Eling, 63, was notified this week that his life sentence for the 1982 killing of Oakdale police officer Richard Walton has ended after 29 years.

Parole Board Denies Clemency for Ga. Cop Killer

September 20, 2011
On Tuesday, Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for Troy Davis, convicted of shooting an officer in the chest and face. The move paves the way for his death by lethal injection on Wednesday.
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