Hurricane Katrina: Rescuing the Rescuers
Dr. Phil heads to New Orleans to offer much needed hope and healing for the rescuers.
Dr. Phil surveys the devastation of a city paralyzed by a double disaster. "I'm absolutely overwhelmed at the enormity of what we're seeing here," he says.
"The devastation here is unbelievable, just absolutely unbelievable," says Dr. Phil as he takes a boat tour of New Orleans' ravaged Lower Ninth Ward.
Police Chief Eddie Compass breaks down to Dr. Phil as he describes the horror of trying to rescue people while snipers roam the streets.
The hurricane left most of New Orleans's police officers homeless, but they continue to serve and protect their city. Two of the city's finest open their home as a refuge for 25 officers.
To make a donation to the New Orleans Police Foundation go to: http://www.nopf.org.
Emergency Medical Personnel share first-hand accounts of the devastation that surrounds them, and the reasons that compelled them to aid the relief efforts.
"We're all trying to make it better."
Todd and Mignonne had only been married for three years when tragedy struck. With Dr. Phil's help, Mignonne finds the courage to face the ruins of her first home.
Donning a bulletproof vest, Dr. Phil gears up for a night out with two brothers on the New Orleans SWAT team. Using night-vision cameras, they search a neighborhood for the "bad guys."