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Sandra Hemme Petition

Sandra "Sandy" Hemme is the longest-known wrongfully imprisoned woman in the United States, having served more than four decades in jail for a crime that evidence strongly suggests she did not commit. Despite spending the most of her life in an unjust jail, Ms. Hemme, 63, has never lost faith that her name will one day be cleansed.

After police in St. Joseph, Missouri, took advantage of Ms. Hemme's mental illness and forced her to make false statements while she was under the influence of antipsychotic medication and sedated, Ms. Hemme was wrongfully convicted of killing Patricia Jeschke in 1980. Click below to add your name to Ms. Hemme's journey towards freedom. 

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