Decline the parole application for convicted child rapist and killer Rodney Thomas Clarke.
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Rodney Thomas Clarke raped and murdered Debbie Keegan when she was just 9 years old. Very soon he may be released on parole.
When Rodney Thomas Clarke broke into the bedroom where little Debbie Keegan innocently slept, he raped her again and again and again, 3 times in fact. The whole time her 7 year old sister was sleeping in the bed next to her. He then took a pillow and smothered Debbie with it until she was dead. He raped and murdered an innocent 9 year old girl while she and her sister slept in their bedroom in what they thought was safety and sanctuary. When he was arrested he denied committing the crime for 12 years ! He blamed an un-named accomplice. It wasn't until he was denied parole that he even admitted to the crime ! This man shows ZERO remorse for his crimes which tells us that you can be damn sure he will do it again!
Now this definition of evil thinks he should be paroled into society once more. Keep in mind that even his original sentencing judge Justice Terrance Cole, who handed him well over 50 years worth of time said "The attack is too horrific to even contemplate" and that Clarke "Gratified his sexual desires on an innocent 9 year old girl while slowly killing her" ... and this thing wants to be free....
Rodney Thomas Clarke applied for parole in 1999 and was told by the judge hearing the case that "he had no place in a civilized society". Well done to this judge !
This cretin showed no remorse for his crimes in fact it even took him 12 years to admit he had a long history of violent sexual fantasies about young girls and that he had targeted young Debbie, who was his neighbour.
When he again applied for parole in 2005, Supreme Court Judge Justice Peter Hidden showed us all why we do not have a justice system at all but a legal one that is badly broken, when he granted him the possibility of parole in 2015. He said "the time has come to set a date (for) the prospect for Clarke's release on parole" He went on to say "Dreadful as this murder is, I am not persuaded that it is such as to demand that Clarke should never have the prospect of release", "a date will provide him with an added incentive to work towards a law abiding lifestyle within the community"
He also went on to say that Clarke should be commended for his progress in sex offender programs and it was "encouraging" that he was opening up about the crime.
Rodney Thomas Clarke will be 49 yrs old this year, still very much capable of committing heinous crimes against our children.
He has not been rehabilitated he has just learnt what to say and to do to get him past the parole board!
To make this case even sicker and more disturbing he was only originally allowed to apply for parole seemingly as a reward for admitting that he has sexual desires towards children ... why the flying hell are we rewarding these monsters for admitting they have these thoughts and not locking them up and throwing away the key the moment they have the thoughts in the first place ! God damn you couldn't make the stuff in this case up I mean honestly no one would believe you if you told them this insanity.
So in July this year he will seek parole and most of the legal opinions (at FACAA) have heard are saying he will pretty much get it. Perhaps not, perhaps there is a way to stop it and we know the FACAA will be right behind us all the way in this one.
To make this easier for you the busy public to speak out we have pre written this for you all you need to do is signe. We will make it clear to the legal community that represent our view - us as the people...the public - WE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS MONSTER LIVING IN OUR COMMUNITY ENDANGERING OUR CHILDREN WE WILL STAND AS A COMMUNITY AGAINST IT. This petition is being sent to the NSW State Attorney General Mr Brad Hazzard on:
Subject : The people of NSW demand that you decline the parole application for Rodney Thomas Clarke
Greetings Mr Hazzard,
I am writing to you today on behalf of not only myself but that have signed the below petition. We ask that you emphatically decline the parole application for convicted child rapist and killer Rodney Thomas Clarke.
Rodney Thomas Clarke was originally sentenced to life in 1988, he was handed over 50 years for rape, in 1999 he was denied a chance of future parole and interestingly then admitted not only his guilt but his fantasies about harming children, also his sexual fantasies about his dead victim Debbie Keegan. He shows zero remorse and zero rehabilitation because of these facts. As such we believe he is unsafe to be released into society and around our children.
One fact about the case that may interest you Mr Hazzard is the fact that Mr Clarke was the neighbor of Debbie Keegan when he raped and murdered her. Would you like him being released to be the neighbor of your children ?
Please do the right thing, not only for the family of young Debbie but also for justice and for public safety and deny Mr Clarke's parole application. Please keep him behind bars where he may never again harm another innocent.
I trust you will make the correct judgement when it comes to this matter. I and the rest of the NSW petitioners await your response Sir.
So that's how we fight back ! We use two very legal and completely justified methods at our disposal, we tell everyone we know and our democratically elected official that ENOUGH IS ENOUGH !
Keep this monster behind bars where he belongs ! Get behind us on this one as we know you all will, not only for the family of young Debbie, but also for our families. Do you want to be sharing the streets with this guy .... oh yeah did we mention at the time of his horrific crime he was the young girl's neighbor and they had no idea what was living just a few doors down..
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