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San Bernardino DA Speaks Out on Prop. 34: The San Bernardino Sun News has this article in which San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos states his clear opposition to Proposition 34, the SAFE California Act, arguing it is not 'safe' at all. Ramos notes that joining him in opposition are California sheriffs, police chiefs, prosecutors, leaders in communities, and victims of crimes and their families. He writes that among the roughly 700 murderers on the state's death row 135 were convicted of sexual assault murders, 135 of murder and child molestation, 126 torture killings, and 41 police officer murders. Ramos blames supporters of Prop 34 for the 'frivolous delays' in the death penalty in this state and urges Californians to vote no on Prop 34 this November.

3 NY Officer Killers Up For Parole, Victims Brother Testifies: Joe Kemp of the New York Daily News reports the brother of an NYPD Police Officer killed on the job in 1988 testified in front of the state parole board asking parole be denied Friday. The officer was in a marked squad car in front of the house of a witness in a drug case in 1988 when he was shot five times in the head. The four hit men hired to kill the officer and were convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Three of them are up for parole in November.

5 Inmates Injured in CA Prison Fight: The Associated Press reports a fight broke out involving more than 100 inmates at the Ironwood State Prison in California Saturday according to the CDCR. Five inmates were injured.

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