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But perhaps the most startling call for forces comes from Blackwater, the controversial prviate security contractor. The firm -- which famously patrolled New Orleans after Katrina -- is "compiling a list of qualified security personnel for possible deployment into areas affected by Hurricane Gustav," according to an e-mail obtained by R.J. Hillhouse.
Originally posted by desertdreamer
With as many main stream media reporters as there are in that area right now, they would have been reporting if they were seeing private security forces. Especially ones toting around MP5's, etc.