NEW ORLEANS: COPS AND ROBBERS

A SHOCKING MURDER HIGHLIGHTS THE CORRUPTION AMONG NEW ORLEANS' UNDERPAID POLICE FORCE

NEW ORLEANS AUTHORITIES TELL THIS story. On Saturday, March 4, at 1:50 a.m., police officer Antoinette Frank, 23, entered a Vietnamese restaurant in eastern New Orleans to commit robbery and murder. She put a bullet into the head of the security guard-her sometime police partner Ronald Williams, who was off-duty. She then executed the son and daughter of the restaurant's immigrant owners; the girl was kneeling in prayer when she died. Frank fled with an accomplice in a battered Toyota. She returned later in a patrol car, ostensibly in response to emergency calls on her police radio. What she did not...

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