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FRONTLINE | Sneak Peek 1: "Law & Disorder" | PBS

Duration: 04:25
Program: Frontline #2818
Broadcast Date: Aug. 25, 2010

In this clip from "Law & Disorder," ProPublica reporter AC Thompson investigates the mysterious death of Henry Glover, whose incinerated remains were found near a police station shortly after Hurricane Katrina.

Behind the enduring images of heroic rescues undertaken by the New Orleans Police Department in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, there is another story of law enforcement in crisis, even out of control. Law & Disorder, a year-long, ongoing collaboration among FRONTLINE, ProPublica and the New Orleans Times-Picayune, investigates charges that NOPD officers inappropriately used lethal force against New Orleans citizens and then tried to cover up their actions.

Airing days before the fifth anniversary of one of the deadliest hurricanes in US history and drawing from reports published in a real-time online investigation, FRONTLINE takes a fresh look at how the NOPD performed when the rules of civilized society collapsed.

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Post Date: August 20, 2010