Stories: N.M. Sheriffs in New Orleans: BCSO_10

Deputy Robby Ray sits exhausted, having just poured water over his head to cool off, on an I-10 exit ramp used for launching boats into the New Orleans floodwaters. The team of county deputies and firefighters who provided search and rescue and law enforcement, joked that they are desert people and were working on the water. The group headed home the next day on Sept. 11, 2005.

Deputy Robby Ray sits exhausted, having just poured water over his head to cool off, on an I-10 exit ramp used for launching boats into the New Orleans floodwaters. The team of county deputies and firefighters who provided search and rescue and law enforcement, joked that they are desert people and were working on the water. The group headed home the next day on Sept. 11, 2005.