Donovan X. Ramsey

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Donovan X. Ramsey

DateArticle NameLocation
08/31/15The Post-Katrina New Orleans Police Department As A Model for Reformtheatlantic.com
The New Orleans Police Department had a reputation for corruption long before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the summer of 2005. For decades, the department was infected by a culture of discrimination, abuse, and lawlessness. That culture spilled out into the open in the week after the storm. During that brief period, police officers shot and killed three unarmed civilians.