Chief Blames CA Release Law for Officer’s Death

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Keith Boyer spent 27 years patrolling the streets of Whittier, Ca., and had become something of a legend at the Whittier Police Department. Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper broke down in tears talking about Boyer, 53, who was fatally shot yesterday. "He was the best of the best,” Piper said. "This is an unbelievably senseless tragedy.” Piper said the suspect in the shooting was released from custody too early. The chief blamed the release on new laws designed to reduce . . .

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