Gotham Correctional Administration
Parole Hearing for Joseph Chill
February 23rd, 201-
“Good afternoon. I'm Officer Bruce Wayne. Twenty-five years ago, the man before you today murdered my father, Thomas Wayne, and my mother, Martha Wayne, in front of my eyes. They were each shot twice with a .38 caliber revolver, for the pearls my mother wore around her neck. I was eight years old. No child should lose their parents like that. Never.
“Joseph Chill claims he panicked, when my father began to raise his hand, to try to ward Chill off. If Chill hadn't let his finger slip, shot my father in the chest, then the stomach, he would be alive today. Many other people would be alive today, saved by my father's skill as a surgeon. All lost, thanks to the actions of petty thief with an itchy trigger finger.
“Lost too was the chance I had for an siblings, when he then fired upon my mother. I know my parents had talked about another child, though my eight year-old self