March 2, 2019

S3E18: 4 Police Officers were Murdered That Day, Her Husband Was One of Them

S3E18: 4 Police Officers were Murdered That Day, Her Husband Was One of Them

On March 21, 2009, 4 Police Officers were murdered in Oakland California, Sgt. Ervin Romans was one of them. Nicole Romans - Hall talks about her husband  Ervin Romans, the type of person, father and police officer that he was. She also talks about the horrific assaults on 5 Oakland Police Officers that day, which caused the deaths of 4 from the OPD. Also murdered in that ongoing incident were Sgt. Mark Dunakin, Sgt. Daniel Sakai and Off. John Hege.

She discusses the day he was murdered, the notification, plus what she and her family went through immediately afterwards. Her primary focus in the discussion is to keep the memory of Sgt. Ervin Romans alive. Plus, she urges the extended blue family to stay in regular contact with police survivors like her.

Theme song Hurricane is used with permission from the band Dark Horse Flyer.

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John J Wiley

Retired Police Sergeant, Music Radio Personality, Talk Radio Show Host, Podcaster and Producer

John J. Wiley is a retired Police Sergeant turned radio personality. He has been a full time FM Music Radio DJ since 2005. In 2017 he founded the Law Enforcement Today Podcast, with the assistance of Robert Greenberg. Within a couple months a radio station heard an episode of the podcast and asked him to create a radio version, which he did. It has been syndicated since the Spring of 2017 and has numerous affiliate radio stations across the US.