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Release of Convicted Cop-Killer Delayed

The release of a man convicted in the murder of an officer with the Richmond (VA) Police Department in 1979 has been put on hold, and an investigation into the parole board's handling of his case has begun.

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Virginia Releases Convicted Cop Killer on Parole

A parole board in Virginia released on parole a man convicted of the 1979 premeditated capital murder of a young Richmond police officer.

Convicted Cop-Killer Set to be Released on Parole

Margaret Mosomillo—widow of NYPD officer Anthony Mosomillo—wasn't even notified of the parole hearing during which parole was granted to Betsy Ramos.

No Parole for Cop Killers

Far too many individuals convicted of murdering a law enforcement officer have been allowed to walk free on parole.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.