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Former NOPD Cop Sentenced In Danzinger Bridge Case

October 6, 2011
District Court Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced former New Orleans Police Officer Ignatius Hills to 78 months in prison on Wednesday for his role in the Danzinger Bridge shooting conspiracy.

Jury Convicts Five NOPD Officers In Post-Katrina Shootings, Cover-Up

August 5, 2011
A jury convicted all five New Orleans Police officers accused of fatally shooting two civilians on Danzinger Bridge and covering it up for almost five years.

Bourbon Street Tourism Workers Support NOPD Shooting

July 12, 2011
William Sahms, who works at Babe's Cabaret, a half-block from where Justin Schaubert was shot, shared Pinkeee's sentiment. "This wasn't the NOPD being trigger-happy," Sahms said. "They did the right thing, 100 percent."

Ex-NOPD Cop Details Katrina Cover-Up

July 7, 2011
Eventually, the officers met at the flooded 7th District station, where they handed their weapons to members of the NOPD academy. They headed into the ruined station to tell their versions of what happened before giving formal statements to investigators.

Former NOPD Lt. Testifies Against Fellow Officers In Katrina Trial

June 28, 2011
A former New Orleans Police lieutenant who has pleaded guilty to participating in the cover-up of the Danziger Bridge police shootings after Hurricane Katrina will testify today in the trial of the officers.

2 New Orleans Cops Convicted of Beating Death

April 14, 2011
Two New Orleans Police officers have been convicted in connection with the beating death of Raymond Robair in July 2005, as well as their subsequent cover-up.

NOPD Capt. Convicted In Security Kickback Case

April 4, 2011
A federal jury has convicted New Orleans Police Capt. Michael Rousell of conspiracy and wire fraud relating to a scheme to defraud an energy company by inflating rates for security services.

Two NOPD Cops Sentenced in Post-Katrina Killing

March 31, 2011
A former New Orleans police officer was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for fatally shooting a man without justification after Hurricane Katrina, and his former partner was given 17 years for burning the body.

DOJ Report Details New Orleans Police Misconduct

March 18, 2011
On Thursday, the DOJ released a 158-page report that details NOPD misconduct. The report concludes that officers routinely use excessive force and the agency has failed to adequately investigate use-of-force complaints.

Federal Jury Convicts 3 NOPD Officers In Katrina Shooting

December 11, 2010
During the course of the month-long trial, jurors heard from 65 witnesses, including all five of the defendants. Jurors deliberated for three days before returning their verdict.

Officer Sacrifice Brings Lessons for Two Tactical Teams

December 3, 2010
The mission for both New Orleans and San Antonio PD SWAT is crystal clear. They, too, need to recover, rebound, and rebuild from the major "hits" each team has taken.

Stressed Post-Katrina Officer Testifies About Why He Burned Body

November 30, 2010
Officer Greg McRae, a 27-year veteran, choked up at times, saying "I had seen enough bodies. I had seen enough rot."

NOPD Lieutenant Lied About Glover Shooting, FBI Agent Testifies

November 23, 2010
Lt. Travis McCabe is one of five officers charged with beating the 31-year-old Glover, burning his body in a vehicle and covering up the incident.

Trial Begins for Five New Orleans Officers

November 10, 2010
Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracey Knight told a jury that former NOPD officer David Warren shot an unarmed civilian on Sept. 2, 2005. Two other police officers then took stops to cover up that fact by burning the man's body in a car on the Algiers levee. The cover-up later extended to the writing of false reports by two other police officers.

New Orleans PD Suspends K-9 Apprehensions

October 11, 2010
Police Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas made the decision after receiving information from the Department of Justice that the apprehension area of the K-9 Division "showed deficiencies."

New Orleans Cop Killing Suspect May Never Stand Trial

September 30, 2010
The mentally ill man accused of killing New Orleans police officer Nicola Cotton in January 2008 with her own gun after she tried to question him cannot stand trial because he is "irrestorably incompetent," a judge has ruled.

Katrina: Was NOPD Ordered to Shoot Looters?

August 26, 2010
The accounts of orders to "shoot looters," "take back the city," or "do what you have to do" are fragmentary. It remains unclear who originated them or whether they were heard by any of the officers involved in shooting 11 civilians in the days after Katrina.

Chief's 65-Point Plan To Fix New Orleans PD Includes Termination For Lying

August 24, 2010
Superintendent Ronal Serpas has released a 65-point plan to fix the troubled New Orleans Police Department that includes a revision to the "truthfulness" policy that mandates the firing of officers who lie to the department.

Feds Say Consent Decree Likely Result of New Orleans PD Probe

August 10, 2010
The Justice Department investigation, which is expected to lead to a federal court consent decree that mandates specific changes within the department, began in early May. Although the federal agency was widely expected to initiate a civil investigation, the probe officially began at the request of Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

Two New Orleans Officers Charged in Civilian Beating Death

August 6, 2010
The feds indicted Officers Melvin Williams and Matthew Moore for the beating that caused the death of civilian Raymond Robair. If convicted, Williams faces a possible maximum sentence of life in prison. Moore faces a possible maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.
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