Officer Down: Police Officer Patrick McDonald
Thousands mourn Philadelphia officer
By Andrew Maykuth and Mario F. Cattabiani
PHILADELPHIA — Responding to mounting criticism of the judicial system after a paroled felon killed a Philadelphia police officer, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell yesterday ordered a halt to the release of parolees until an independent expert can conduct "a top-to-bottom review" of how the state releases violent offenders.
Pa. Gov. seeks review of corrections, parole systems following officer deaths