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California Governor Jerry Brown Commutes 20 Murder Convicts' Sentences

With only four months left in office, California Governor Jerry Brown is busy commuting the sentences of more than 1,000 people convicted of a variety of crimes, including drug dealing, driving while intoxicated, and forgery.

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Minnesota Cop Killer Released to Halfway House

The man convicted of killing Minneapolis Police Officer Richard Miller in 1981 has been released from jail and sent to a halfway house as part of a work-release program.

New York Cop Killer Granted Parole

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

NY Parole Board That Released Cop Killer Broke Law, Police Union Charges

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association is trying to use this alleged misstep to demand a new hearing for Bell, who is expected to be released from prison this month.

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

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.

Convicted CA Cop Killer Recommended for Parole

The man convicted of killing San Diego Police Officer Archie Buggs has been granted parole suitability once again.

Dallas Pilot Program to Help Ex-cons with Housing, Jobs to Prevent Return to Crime

The Dallas One-Stop Optimized Re-Entry System, or DOORS, is setting up centers throughout the city where newly released convicts can go for help as part of an effort to try to prevent them from returning to a life of crime.