Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans police officers allegedly fired on two black families on the Danziger Bridge. Two people died. Now the officers are on trial in a case that exposes widespread corruption in the city's justice system.
Police violence in the Crescent City has led to indictments -- and a struggle for reforms. But will real change really happen? On the fifth anniversary of Katrina, The Root takes a look at a department plagued by systemic corruption.