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.

Grand Jury Questions Top New Orleans Cop

Did New Orleans SWAT Cops Shoot an Unarmed Man?

NOLA Case Four

NOLA Case Three

New Orleans Police Shot Man, Told Family Otherwise

NOLA Case Two

In New Orleans, Chaos in the Streets, and in Police Ranks Too

Video: It Started With a Photograph

NOLA Case One

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