Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper speaks at a news conference about the death of Officer Keith Boyer on Monday, blaming softer criminal laws for allowing Boyer’s alleged killer to be freed from county jail.
Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper speaks at a news conference about the death of Officer Keith Boyer on Monday, blaming softer criminal laws for allowing Boyer’s alleged killer to be freed from county jail. Katie Falkenberg Los Angeles Times
Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper speaks at a news conference about the death of Officer Keith Boyer on Monday, blaming softer criminal laws for allowing Boyer’s alleged killer to be freed from county jail. Katie Falkenberg Los Angeles Times
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Dan Walters

February 21, 2017 4:26 PM

Are our softer criminal laws a factor in officer’s killing?

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee

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