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Katrina Killer Kops Go Down…

In a rare show of justice, two of the killer cops in the Henry Glover murder during the post-Katrina events have received significant sentences.

Police-torched car...

Federal Judge Lance Africk sentenced New Orleans cops David Warren to 25 years, and Greg McRae to 17.  This site previously included this case in a report on New Orleans’s police entitled “State Terrorists & Their Gangs.”

The case was only able to move forward due to the persistence of the family, witnesses, and investigations by ProPublica and The Nation magazine forced a federal response.  more…

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State Terrorists & Their Gangs…

As gov’t increasingly resorts to the mass criminalization and incarceration of its citizens, it creates paramilitary forces and with a resultant mentality among its police.  Many officers come to see their role in the community as an occupying army where all civilians are suspect of being the enemy.

Hurricane Katrina, August 2005

Certain types of individuals who are already well set in an attitude of authority and control over others, tend to gravitate toward outlaw criminality, even in in-law roles as state actors.  In many respects, they are perfectly interchangeable.

As some of the trials of New Orleans police who engaged in crime during Katrina are coming more into recent news, we can conclude that the most dangerous gang for the public in New Orleans at the time were the police themselves. more…

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