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  •  I agree, but... (1+ / 0-)
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    tikkun

    As I recall it took a really long time before they even seriously investigated this. Around 3 years, I believe.

    The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places ~Ernest Hemingway
    Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle ~ Anonymous

    by SwedishJewfish on Wed Apr 04, 2012 at 04:08:24 PM PDT

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      zett, tikkun

      That is true.  The initial police reports were falsified so it took an outside investigation to sort it all out.  There was a whole bucket of investigations that came down at the same time.  Everything from this to the railway commission.  It seemed like there were resignations and charges every week for a while.  I could never figure out what exactly catalyzed it, but it was like a bomb dropping on the city government and it was way over due.

      This case and one where a man was murdered and beheaded in Algiers involved NOPD.  There was also the bullshit case against the doctors at University Hospital and the whole horror at St. Rita's.  Accountability for Katrina will be unwinding for years.  Hell, there are still buckets of people missing.  They haven't even found all the bodies.

      Meet me in Cognito, baby

      by out grrl on Wed Apr 04, 2012 at 04:17:09 PM PDT

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