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Wife of Murdered Cop Wakes Up to Prison System, Drug War and How it Led to her Husband’s Death

Washington D.C. — In 2005, San Leandro police officer Nels “Dan” Niemi was gunned down by Irving Alexander Ramirez, a 23-year-old man who’d been in and out of prisons on multiple drugs charges. Not surprisingly, the system that claimed to “rehabilitate” Ramirez for his “illegal” drug dealing habit, failed miserably. Instead …

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