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Life Sentences Mandated For Killing Police Officers In New York

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Spurred by the recent shooting deaths of two New York City police officers and showing an unusual spirit of compromise, state lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to stiffen penalties for illegal guns and mandate a life sentence for anyone convicted of murdering a police officer.

Read Original at: New York Times

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