The New Orleans Police Department

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January of 1994, Adams paid Williams the remaining $3,000. Running Head: The corruption in the New Orleans Police Department In a recorded conversation, Williams told Adams he could protect his drug operation, but he needed to bring his partner in on it. In 1994, Davis and Williams provide Adams police protection. The informant Terry Adams delivered about 7.5 kilograms of cocaine to a FBI undercover agent, each officer was paid $500 per kilo. May 4, 1994 two cops, Adams and undercover FBI agent Juan Jackson posed as a New York drug dealer named ‘JJ” he made everyone strip to show that they were not wired.” The cops agreed to hire a uniformed New Orleans police officer to protect the large quantities of cocaine for three days. Davis recommended that the drug couriers avoid detection by law enforcement officers by the doing speed limit so they won’t be pulled over (winters, 2014). In 1994, seven New Orleans police officers that were recruited by Len Davis to guard the cocaine warehouse doing twelve hour shifts. They were Sergeant Carlos Rodriguez, Adam Dees, Christopher Evans, Keith Johnson, Sheldon Polk, Bryant Brown and Larry Smith. These officers worked two to four days at the ware house. During the time these officers guarded the warehouse more than 100 kilograms of cocaine was passed through the building. These officers had complained about sitting outside the warehouse because the patrol cars didn’t have no air condition in the cars. The recordings from their vehicle that was bugged they overheard Brown and Dees saying that they were going to take over the operation and betray their friends. They were heard saying that they were going to rob the drug dealers and even killing them (the desired terriost, 2012). Running Head... ... middle of paper ... ...m and installed modern computers (the desired terriost, 2012). In conclusion, police corruption was and still is a major problem in the united states. Police are placed into society to serve and protect, but the New Orleans Police Department was infested with corruption from murder to drugs. Len Davis was the first police officer in history to ever receive to death penalty because of his unspeakable crimes that he had committed. Unfortunately, Kim Groves life was taken because she filed a complaint on Len Davis. The individuals that had really suffered were her children and family. Len Davis had no morals or value for life nor did he have any remorse for this unspeakable crime that he had committed. There should be mandatory laws put in place to recruit police officers, more psychological testing and major background checks so this won’t ever happen to no one else.
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