Prisoners Abandoned to Katrina Floodwaters
Officers Deserted a Jail Building, Leaving Inmates Locked in Cells
This is shocking, especially when you consider that 'Many of the men held at jail had been arrested for offenses like criminal trespass, public drunkenness or disorderly conduct. Many had not even been brought before a judge and charged, much less been convicted.'
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