In the news: Katrina shooting cover-up

9780807135907 The Times-Picayune is reporting today that former New Orleans police supervisor has pled guilty to federal obstruction for his part in the cover-up of the police shooting of 6 unarmed civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.   

For those interested in learning more about the history of New Orleans police corruption and the African-American opposition to it, LSU Press is publishing Black Rage In New Orleans: Police Brutality and African-American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina by Leonard N. Moore.  The book will be available in March.

Please see the links below for further information.

Former NOPD Supervisor admits Katrina cover-up (Times-Picayune)

Law and Disorder: An online investigation into the questionable shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of Katrina (PBS Frontline)