David Berkowitz aka “Son of Sam” is one of New York’s most notorious
serial killers — yet he told a parole board he views himself as a model
inmate and says that he is carrying out his “life’s calling” as a
“caregiver” behind bars.
“I’ve really done wonderful,” said Berkowitz appearing before a
parole board during his latest and 15th parole hearing, according to the
transcript, dated May 17, obtained by The Post.
“I was constantly putting myself out there to help other individuals,
with kindness and compassion,” he said. “I mean, I feel that’s my life’s
calling, all these years. My evaluations, and so forth, should show
that to be true. I’ve done a lot of good and positive things, and I
thank God for that.”....
...Berkowitz was convicted of killing six people and wounding seven
others in 1976 and 1977 in a bloody rampage that rocked the city. He is
currently serving six consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences.
Berkowitz was arrested at his Yonkers home on Aug. 10, 1977, after
cops found his car had been ticketed near the scene of his last
He pleaded guilty and was sentenced in June 1978 to life in prison
with the possibility of parole. The serial killer became eligible for
parole in 2002... READ MORE