Posts Tagged Cop Killer


Convicted Cop Killer Wins New Sentencing Hearing in Philadelphia

The case of convicted killer Mumia Abu-Jamal has drawn international attention, including this demonstration in France. Philadelphia (CNN) — A former Black Panther convicted nearly 30 years ago of gunning down a Philadelphia police officer was granted a new sentencing hearing Tuesday by a federal appeals court, sparking a threat by the prosecutor to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court. In its 32-page decision, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals accepted defense arguments that the jury instructions at Mumia Abu-Jamal’s original 1982 murder trial were unclear. The court’s decision does not grant Abu-Jamal a new trial …Read more […..]

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Deputy Chief and Elmhurst Resident Stir Outcry to Prevent Cop-killer from Walking Free

An excellent job by Norm Nissen, Northlake Deputy Police Chief! Northlake Deputy Chief Norman Nissen Jr. points to a photo of his father, Officer Norman Nissen, with Officer John Nagle who was killed during a bank robbery in 1967 Every officer at the Northlake Police Station knows of Det. Sgt. John Nagle and Patrolman Anthony Perri, Northlake officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. The officers are memorialized inside the department. Northlake Deputy Chief Norman Nissen has an especially deep knowledge of the case. A photo of Sgt. Nagle with Nissen’s father, a former Northlake officer who …Read more […..]

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Emotional hunt for cop killer under way in NJ town

Jan. 14: Emergency personnel respond to the scene of where a police officer was shot in a townhouse complex in Lakewood, N.J. LAKEWOOD, N.J. – One moment, they were just talking, the young police officer in the patrol car who had rolled up alongside the even younger pedestrian. It was a low-key give-and-take, question-and-answer exchange Friday afternoon, not hostile or confrontational. That changed in an instant, when the pedestrian pulled a handgun out from his baggy clothing, stepped back and fired three shots into the officer, who never had a chance. Patrolman Christopher Matlosz slumped behind the wheel …Read more […..]

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P1 Interactive: Cops and citizens partner to prevent parole for Ill. cop killer

Your help is keeping this piece of garbage in prison the rest of his life is greatly appreciated. He should have been fried many years ago and saved taxpayer money! Numerous witnesses saw Henry Gargano stand over two wounded officers’ bodies and “fire several bullets,” killing them both In less than one week, Henry Michael Gargano has a hearing for ‘special reconsideration’ to be released from prison. Don’t feel bad if you don’t know who that is. Most police officers today weren’t even born — and certainly weren’t police officers — when, during the commission of a 1967 bank robbery, Gargano and two other …Read more […..]

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As 78-year-old cop killer faces parole hearing, system faces costs of elderly prisoners

This guy is even lucky he is alive! Oh, those bleeding hearts will always be that way until one of their family members is murdered by a lowlife…. Inmate put behind bars after 1967 bank robbery shootout Today, Henry Michael Gargano is a 78-year-old rare-coins expert who has suffered two heart attacks, contends with emphysema and takes at least 12 medications. He also is a cop killer, bank robber and two-time prison escapee who had been scheduled to be paroled on Sept. 3 from a federal penitentiary. Now, his release is uncertain. Opposition from the Northlake Police Department, which lost two officers in …Read more […..]

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After 43 years, cop killer set to walk free

Outraged police and slain officers’ families fight parole decision Northlake Police Deputy Chief Norman Nissen, Jr. stands in front of the memorial to slain officers Anthony Perri and Det. Sgt. John Nagle. Nissen is coordinating efforts to prevent the parole of Henry Gargano who was convicted of killing the two Northlake police officers during a 1967 bank robbery. (Tribune photo by Chuck Berman / July 14, 2010) Northlake is my former employer and this is personal to me. This scumbag is even lucky he is alive! And, the bleeding hearts are about to let him go? Unreal!! When Robert Nagle learned …Read more […..]

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