Tag: New Orleans

New Orleans Man Shot by Cop After She Turned Off Bodycam Files Lawsuit

New Orleans Man Shot by Cop After She Turned Off Bodycam Files Lawsuit

A man who was shot in the head by a New Orleans police officer moments after she turned off her bodycam last August has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. The shooting of Armond Bennett, who was 26 at the time, was kept quiet by the department for two days, which the former superin ...
New Orleans Police Officer Fired After Beating Teen Girl With Shackles for “Passively Resisting”

New Orleans Police Officer Fired After Beating Teen Girl With Shackles for “Passively Resisting”

Newly released surveillance footage shows the brutal assault of a 16-year-old girl in a New Orleans juvenile detention center as she was being processed on September 23 last year. The video clearly shows the officer using a pair of shackles he was holding as a weapon to strike the you ...