Topic: Robert Faulcon
A federal judge sentenced four officers to 35 to 60 years in prison, while expressing frustration that other officers received light sentences under negotiated pleas.
A jury on Friday convicted five current and former New Orleans police officers in connection with a shooting on the Danziger Bridge six days after hurricane Katrina, killing two unarmed residents.
Katrina shootings occurred six days after the hurricane hit New Orleans in 2005. Five NOPD officers are charged in the Katrina shootings federal case.