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9/9. New Orleans. Before Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Police Department was among the lowest-paid in the country The force had a reputation for corruption and brutality. Then came Katrina. Of the 1,400-strong police force, 250 are said to have deserted immediately. Two officers took their own lives, while about 80 per cent lost their homes. Many are now living on a cruise ship. two to a room, their families scattered across the southern United States. How does such a shattered force rebuild its morale and reputation? John Murphy tells their stories. Producer Allie Wharf Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
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