January 27, 2014

Widow and Daughter of Murdered Cop Join PBA to Oppose Killers’ Parole

Gunned Down Along With Partner in 1971

The Chief-Leader/Pat Arnow
A LIFE TERM SHOULD MEAN LIFE: Patrick J. Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, calls for keeping the surviving killers of Police Officers Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones behind bars forever. ‘Their evil can never be rehabilitated,’ he said.
The Chief-Leader/Pat Arnow
UNFORGIVEN: Diane Piagentini, right, and her daughter Mary with photos of their husband and father, Officer Joseph Piagentini, who was executed 43 years ago along with his partner, Waverly Jones, by three members of the Black Liberation Army. The Piagentinis are opposing parole for the two surviving killers. ‘Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom must be denied parole always,’ Mrs. Piagentini said.