Hurricane Katrina officers sentenced to 189 years

The sentencings concluded the prosecution in the so-called Danziger Bridge case, which saw police opening fire on a group of residents in the chaotic days that followed the storm.

Robert Faulcon received a sentence of 65 years, Kenneth Bowen and Robert Gisevius 40 years each, and Anthony Villavaso 38 years for firearms charges.

A fifth officer, homicide detective Arthur Kaufman, was convicted of covering up the crimes through a series of false reports and lies, and was jailed for six years.

Faulcon, Bowen, Gisevius and Villavaso were among a dozen officers who responded to a radio call that colleagues were taking fire near the bridge on September 4, 2005.

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Ethan Allen and...

death penalty. If it was the other way around the offenders would have been executed! Now some racist governor can pardon them!

a radio call that colleagues were taking fire

z00mcopterdown

"a radio call that colleagues were taking fire"

in other words, these orificers "went to war" on a feeding frenzy where any darky is a target. "shoot them all, let god sort them out"
thinking of course, that they were above the law, specially in a situation of "national emergency" such as that, their buttbuddies "taking fire".

maybe that's how the shameless banksters feel ... with our dosh.

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