law & disorder


October 6, 2011 13:48 Tough Sentences for Danziger Bridge Officers Turned Witnesses Federal prosecutors yesterday asked for leniency in sentencing two former New Orleans police officers who pleaded guilty to participating in the cover-up of the notorious post-Katrina Danziger Bridge shootings. CONTINUE »
September 15, 2011 13:26 FBI Agents To Monitor New Orleans Police Two FBI agents will be stationed full time in the NOPD's Public Integrity Bureau, the department and the FBI jointly announced this week. The agents, whose presence was requested by the NOPD, will investigate allegations of significant corruption or civil rights violations in the department. CONTINUE »
August 5, 2011 14:07 Verdict: Five NOPD Officers Guilty in Danziger Bridge Shootings, Cover-Up A federal jury today found all five Danziger Bridge defendants guilty of the shootings that killed two civilians and seriously wounded four others in the days after Hurricane Katrina. The jury also found the officers guilty of a massive cover-up that lasted nearly five years. Five NOPD officers had previously pleaded guilty in the case. CONTINUE »
June 28, 2010 18:27

Attorney: Warren the "Patsy" in Glover's Death

Joseph Albe, the attorney for former NOPD officer David Warren, told a Christian radio program that his client was not responsible for the death of Henry Glover and that he played no role in any cover-up.

"The people who were responsible for the death of Glover have made Dave the patsy ... saying, 'We are covering your back, ' when actually they are holding him out like a sacrificial lamb," Albe said in an interview with the program "Politically Correct."

Two weeks ago Warren was charged in federal court with fatally shooting Glover. Read more...

posted June 28, 2010

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