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Officers Facing Multiple Life Sentences For Killing Unarmed Civilians

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

The police officers involved in the fatal shooting on Danziger Bridge after Katrina have been found guilty on a combined 25 counts of civil rights violations. Just six days after hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, police shot and killed two men — James Brissette, 17, and Ronald Madison, 40 — leaving 4 others wounded. Those injured and killed were family members simply seeking safety from the flooding. According to reports, they were unarmed and not presenting a threat. Madison is said to have been mentally ill.

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  1. jaleelshkr
    August 9, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    Who can you trust these days, certainly not the police,this has been proven over and over again.
    Even police of your own ethnic group are not trustworthy when they become police they forget who
    they are and where they came from.You would think that they would be more sympathetic towards
    their own people but this is not the case at all.Most of the time you get the worst treatment from
    them and you find that the caucasian officer is more professional.

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