Explore three different FRONTLINE documentaries about the disaster, the flawed government response, and the lingering aftermath.
August 29, 2018
Had prosecutors not engaged in misconduct, the officers' sentences would have been four to five times longer.
April 20, 2016
This week, a federal court ordered a new trial for five officers convicted of shooting six unarmed civilians in the days following the storm.
August 20, 2015
It's the latest in a series of setbacks for federal prosecutors in New Orleans.
December 12, 2013
In a 129-page ruling outlining "grotesque" prosecutorial misconduct, a judge overturned the convictions of 5 officers for shooting civilians on New Orleans' Danziger Bridge.
September 17, 2013
A federal appeals court said David Warren, who shot Henry Glover, deserves a new trial.
December 17, 2012
The Justice Department and the city of New Orleans today jointly announced sweeping reforms to the New Orleans Police Department, the result of a long-awaited consent decree stemming from investigations into police misconduct in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
July 24, 2012
July 12, 2012
June 18, 2012
Sgt. Lesia Mims told the FBI what she knew about Henry Glover's death but apparently not her own department.
May 23, 2012
Today a judge sentenced former New Orleans police officer Ronald Mitchell to 20 months in prison for perjury and obstruction of justice related to the shooting of Danny Brumfield, who was killed outside the convention center where many evacuees gathered in the days after Hurricane Katrina.
April 11, 2012
December 9, 2011