Feds Find ‘Systemic Violations of Civil Rights’ by New Orleans Police Department

March 18, 2011

A.C. Thompson for ProPublica on March 17th, 2011 reports on Law and Disorder in the New Orleans Police Department following Katrina:

 

“The U.S. Department of Justice released a 158-page report today on the New Orleans Police Department, identifying a host of deep systemic problems, including a pattern of discriminatory policing, the routine use of “unnecessary and unreasonable” force, and a chronic failure to discipline officers involved in misconduct.”

 

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