Son of Sam
David Berkowitz terrorized New York City during the summer of 1977, the so-called “Summer of Sam.” He killed six people and wounded seven while evading a massive manhunt and sending out brazen letters that promised even more killing.
In a recent interview, the “Son of Sam” killer, David Berkowitz, said “society has to take the glory out of guns.”
We don’t see them patrolling the streets, and they are not the cops who slap on the handcuffs. But the work done by the NYPD firearms forensics team is a key part of keeping city streets safe. CBS 2 recently got a behind-the-scenes look at the operation.
He’s likely never getting out of prison, but every appearance before the parole board gives us a deeper look into the psyche of serial killer David Berkowitz, a.k.a the “Son of Sam.”