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NOPD fires 51 officers

Katrina post-Katrina NOPD fires officers

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#1 Lord of the Sword

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Posted 29 October 2005 - 08:28 AM

Here's the link: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9855340/

And from AOL news:


Two former New Orleans police officers and a New Orleans firefighter were rejected for jobs in the Dallas Police Department because of allegations they deserted their jobs during Hurricane Katrina.

I personally have no problem with these officers being fired. Although I would consider their leaving their posts and walking off the jobs as them quitting...can you "fire" someone after they've quit?

And while, IMO, they have the right to quit their jobs, I'm glad that Dallas didn't hire them. These are definately not the type of people who should be cops.
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#2 The Oncoming Storm

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 10:54 AM

I'm glad of it; puts a blot on their records.  

I heard tell of one former NOPD officer trying to get a job in nearby
Baton Rouge, but they flatly turned him down b/c he bolted from his
post in a time of crisis.  

I wouldn't want him either.

Good for NOPD.  Now, they need to do more--like clear out the corruption within the department.

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