High crime rates? Eh, they’re working on it. Desertion from one’s post? No way. The Dallas Police Department’s refused to hire two New Orleans cops because they went AWOL in the days after Katrina. Deputy Chief Floyd Simpson says, “When you are ready and take an oath of office and you do not fulfill that office, that’s an issue for us…” In other words, continue looking for the 250 police officers DPD needs.