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In 1987 Elias M. Bedoy was sentenced to nine years to life with parole for attempted first-degree murder with the use of a firearm.
At age 40 now and after being incarcerated for more than 19 yearshe has remained discipline free for approximately 18 years. Throughout these years he has made relentless efforts to enhance his ability to function with the law upon his release. He accepts full responsibility for his crime and is remorseful for his actions and the victims.
He maintains a very close bond with family and friends. He has a strong relationship with god that sees him through and gives him strength to do his will.
This gives Elias hope that he will be given a second chance to live life to the fullest. Then a boy and now a man he is ready to be the law abiding citizen, brother, son and friend he has grown to be.
On August 14, 1980 police officer Harry R Ryman was off duty and sleeping in his residence, located within the confines of the 63rd precinct in Brooklyn New York.
After being awakened as the result of the suspicious noises on the street, officer Ryman equipped himself with his shield and off-duty revolver and went to investigate. He observed 3 males attempting to steal a car.
Officer Ryman identifying himself as a police officer and was fired upon and immediately returned fire. Although fatally wounded, officer Ryman was able to wound one of his assailants before falling unconscious.
The suspects fled in an auto but the wounded felon was arrested when he sought aid and the two remaining perpetrators were subsequently arrested.