Herman Bell (Inmate #DIN79CO262) Rescind the Grant of Parole

Mar 26, 2018 by Robert K. Tanenbaum
On April 10, 1975, after jury trial, Bell was convicted of the murders of
Jones and Piagentini. On May 12, 1975, New York State Supreme Court Judge
Edward Greenfield, who presided during the trial, sentenced Bell to a term of
life imprisonment with a mandatory minimum of twenty-five years, the
maximum sentence at the time pursuant to State law. Recently, the State Board of
Parole issued on April 17, 2018, parole release date for Bell. Given the urgency of the
matter, a request for a Rescission Hearing before the Parole Board is necessary to
remedy this patent unlawful order. Here’s why.

Op-Ed Article Regarding Herman Bell

Mar 26, 2018 by Robert K. Tanenbaum
On Friday evening, May 21, 1971, when Herman Bell (Bell) ambushed
and summarily executed NYPD Officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini
as they were walking toward their squad car parked at 159-20 Harlem River
Drive (Colonial Park Housing) in the northeastern end of Manhattan, I was an
Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Homicide Bureau in the New York
County District Attorney’s Office during the tenure of legendary District
Attorney Frank S. Hogan. Then Homicide Bureau Chief, Assistant D.A. John F.
Keenan, now Federal District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York,
assigned to me the responsibility to investigate and prosecute the case entitled
People of the State of New York v. Herman Bell, et al.