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Cops Involved in the Danzinger Post-Katrima Massacre Convicted

A federal jury on Friday convicted five current or former police officers in the deadly massacre of a group of African Americans on the danzinger bridge in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Former officer Robert Faulcon, Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen, Officer Anthony Villavaso and retired Sgt. Arthur Kaufman were convicted of charges stemming from the cover-up of the shootings.

Five New Orleans Police Officers Stand Trial for Post-Katrina killings

A federal trial has begun against five current and former New Orleans police officers charged in the killing and maiming of unarmed residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Opening statements were made June 27. The victims were gunned down as they crossed the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005, six days after Katrina devastated the city.