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Parole Rejected for ‘Onion Field’ Killer

The Board of Parole Hearings has recommended against releasing Gregory Powell, who was convicted in the 1963 “Onion Field” killing of Officer Ian Campbell. Powell, who has prostate cancer, was seeking a compassionate release, reserved for inmates with serious illnesses. … Continue reading

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Paul V. Coates–Confidential File

June 18, 1957 Los Angeles By oath and by tradition, policemen and probation officers are on the same side of the law. Yet I know of no two groups so closely associated and so united in cause which are so … Continue reading

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