Law & Disorder

After Katrina, New Orleans Police Under Scrutiny

In the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, NOPD officers shot 11 civilians, five of whom died. Criminal cases have now been brought against some officers, and the federal government is investigating the actions of the police department, which conducted only cursory inquiries into the deadly use of force.

Two NOPD Officers Charged in Post-Katrina Death

In New Orleans, New Evidence of a Beating by Police

Man Indicted for Alleged Racial Attack in Post-Katrina New Orleans

A former New Orleans resident was charged with federal hate crimes for his alleged role in a racially motivated shooting of three black men in the days after Hurricane Katrina.

Feds Charge Man as New Orleans Inquiry Turns to Vigilante Violence

The federal investigation into what occurred in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina entered a new phase with civil rights charges against Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., a white man who prosecutors said opened fire on a trio of African-American males.

Six More Charged in New Orleans Danziger Bridge Shootings

The Killing of Henry Glover: Who Else Knew?

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