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Help stop parole of cop killer Voltaire Williams

By LAPPL Board of Directors on 10/28/2016 @ 01:11 PM

We need your help to prevent a cop killer from walking free. Twice in two years, Voltaire Williams CDC# E17796, the convicted murderer of LAPD Detective Thomas Williams, has been up for parole. Both times, after organized efforts by the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) to send letters to Governor Brown and the Board of Parole Hearings, Williams was denied parole.

Recently, the CDCR Board of Parole granted Voltaire Williams parole, and it’s up to Governor Brown to either allow or reverse that decision. We urge you to help us tell Governor Brown that cop killers should not be granted parole and allowed to live in our communities. Williams was involved in the premeditated, retaliatory murder of Det. Williams, who was picking up his young son, Ryan, from his church school at the time of the brutal attack.

A strong and clear message must be sent to those who murder peace officers. The recent murders of law enforcement officers in Lancaster, Palm Springs and Modoc County are a prime example of what happens when the consequences for murdering a peace officer slowly begin to fade away.

Please help us and send the message that the killing of a law enforcement officer is the ultimate violation of public safety and should result in the forfeiture of the assailant’s freedom for life. Public safety must come first!

On behalf of the almost 10,000 LAPD officers who protect and serve Los Angeles, the LAPPL has already sent a letter about Williams to Governor Brown, but it’s going to take more people speaking up to keep this cop killer out of our communities.

Time is of the essence, so if you haven’t already, please take a minute to call the governor’s office at (916) 445-2841 or email the governor at govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php. You can also write to him at:

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Attention: LEGAL
State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, California 95814
Voltaire Williams CDC No. E17796*
(*If you choose to email the governor, please include this identifying information.)

We only have limited time to convince the governor to reverse this travesty of justice, so please call and send your emails or letters soon. Thank you for helping us keep public safety first.

We invite you to share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.

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