Do you know about Antoinette Frank?

New Orleans, a longtime democratic city, has the only woman in the state of Louisiana, on death row.

She’s a former police officer who was convicted of two murders in 1995.

Frank was caught lying on several sections of her employment application, and failed two standard psychiatric evaluations. Psychiatrist Philip Scurria examined her and advised in no uncertain terms that she should not be hired, saying she was “shallow and superficial”.

Despite this, Frank got a second chance to apply. The NOPD was chronically short-handed; at the time, its officers were paid less than in similarly sized cities, and it was losing officers faster than they could be replaced. Its ranks had been decimated by several arrests for murder and drug activity. Many potential applicants were shut out due to a requirement that all officers be residents of New Orleans – a requirement that was only changed in 2014.

Additionally, Frank was a black female, and police officials thought having more African-Americans on the force would ease longstanding racial tensions in the majority-black city.

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Presidential Elections Results [185]|Year|Republican|Democratic|Third Parties|
| — | — | — | — |
|2020|15.0% 26,664|83.2% 147,854|1.9% 3,301|
|2016|14.7% 24,292|80.8% 133,996|4.5% 7,524|
|2012|17.7% 28,003|80.3% 126,722|2.0% 3,088|
|2008|19.1% 28,130|79.4% 117,102|1.5% 2,207|
|2004|21.7% 42,847|77.4% 152,610|0.8% 1,646|
|2000|21.7% 39,404|76.0% 137,630|2.3% 4,187|
|1996|20.8% 39,576|76.2% 144,720|3.0% 5,615|
|1992|26.4% 52,019|67.5% 133,261|6.1% 12,069|
|1988|35.2% 64,763|63.6% 116,851|1.2% 2,186|
|1984|41.7% 86,316|57.7% 119,478|0.6% 1,162|
|1980|39.5% 74,302|56.9% 106,858|3.6% 6,744|
|1976|42.1% 70,925|55.3% 93,130|2.5% 4,249|
|1972|54.6% 88,075|37.7% 60,790|7.8% 12,581|
|1968|26.7% 47,728|40.6% 72,451|32.7% 58,489|
|1964|49.7% 81,049|50.3% 82,045|0.0% 0|
|1960|26.8% 47,111|49.6% 87,242|23.6% 41,414|
|1956|56.5% 93,082|39.5% 64,958|4.0% 6,594|
|1952|48.7% 85,572|51.3% 89,999|0.0% 0|
|1948|23.8% 29,442|33.9% 41,900|42.4% 52,443|
|1944|18.3% 20,190|81.7% 90,411|0.0% 7|
|1940|14.4% 16,406|85.6% 97,930|0.0% 28|
|1936|8.7% 10,254|91.3% 108,012|0.0% 16|
|1932|6.0% 5,407|93.9% 85,288|0.2% 165|
|1928|20.5% 14,424|79.5% 55,919|0.0% 0|
|1924|16.5% 7,865|79.1% 37,785|4.5% 2,141|
|1920|35.3% 17,819|64.7% 32,724|0.0% 0|
|1916|7.5% 2,531|91.0% 30,936|1.5% 516|
|1912|2.7% 904|80.0% 26,433|17.2% 5,692|

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I’m from NO, I remember when this happened. Had her drug dealer boyfriend execute her own partner by shooting him in the back and then shooting him in the head 3x when he fell, and she executed the two Asian store personnel while they were on their knees begging for their lives.

I’m not a fan of the death penalty, but if this doesn’t merit the death penalty I don’t know what does.

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Saw a doc on this case years ago… she participated in the crime, then apparently started her shift, and responded to the scene in uniform. One of the surviving family members recognized her.

They flipped her from death row to life now. Smh. Her father was reported missing. 10 yrs later they found a skull with a bullet hole under her house. Cops haven’t looked into the case.
Maybe life in gen pop is better. She’s a cop surrounded by criminals. Can’t be too popular.

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I make these youtube videos of cities that are extra detailed in microsoft flight simulator. I research the cities prior to making the videos which is how I stumbled upon Antoinette Frank.

I try to cover all of the city, and for New Orleans I reckon it will take about 8 videos(each video roughly 5-10 minutes in length) to cover all of NO.

I try to fly over golf courses, high schools, outdoor public swimming pools, and other unique landmarks exclusive to the city I’m flying over.

I just started NO so I’ve only done two parts, so if you don’t see your high school or your childhood home, I’ll more than likely get to it.

Here’s part 1 in downtown New Orleans. I landed on the Smoothie King Arena lol

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