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NYC cops, officers' widows in Albany deliver letters opposing parole for cop killers

April 24, 2019 07:43 PM

ALBANY - More than 816,000 letters opposing the parole of incarcerated cop-killers were hand delivered to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in Albany.

Hundreds of New York City police officers and widows of police officers killed in the line of duty made the trip on Wednesday.

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The group says the letters would have been received by the parole board if the agency didn't stop accepting parole opposition letters through the New York City PBA's website.

DOCCS says people have always been able to submit parole letters via mail and through the DOCCS website.

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