Police Officer Robert Sorrentino, deny Russell Carroll parole
- Victim Impact Unit, NYS Division of Parole
- United States of America
UPDATE 11/3/08: Russell Carroll's parole hearing has been scheduled for December 2008.
UPDATE, 2/16/2007: Russell Carroll has been denied parole for this year. Thank you all for your continued support and kind words. I am keeping this petition up and active, as his next parole hearing is scheduled for February 2009.
On April 10, 1980, NYPD Officer Robert Sorrentino of the 101st Pct. was shot three times while chasing several robbery suspects in Far Rockaway, Queens.
He and his partner had split up to chase the suspects who had also split up. After his partner captured one of the suspects, he heard shots fired and ran to the scene where he found Officer Sorrentino suffering gunshot wounds.
He was transported to a local hospital and, after undergoing more than fifteen hours of surgery, the removal of one of his kidneys, and extensive repairs to his pancreas, the married father of three later died from his wounds on April 24, 1980. The five men were sentenced on 106 counts of felony murder, robbery, and weapons charges. They were all given the maximum sentence, 25 years to life. All but one have since died in prison.
Russell Carroll, who was on parole at the time he committed this crime, is up for parole for the second time in February 2007, and will be eligible for parole every two years after that. My family, still grieving, do not want to see this man go free.
On April 10, 1980, NYPD Officer Robert Sorrentino of the 101st Pct. was shot three times while chasing several robbery suspects who had just robbed a social club in Far Rockaway, Queens. After being hospitalized for two weeks, he died from his wounds and the five men were sentenced to 106 counts of murder, robbery and weapons possession, receiving the maximum sentence of 25 years to life.
All but one have since died in prison. Russell Carroll (#82A0199), denied parole in February 2005, is scheduled for a parole hearing every two years. Carroll was on parole when he committed these crimes in 1980.
Please help my family and I keep this man in prison.
By affixing my signature to this letter, it is my request to the New York State Division of Parole to consider this a formal protest regarding any consideration of parole for this individual.
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