25 Total Quotes

Eddie Compass Quotes

it is of vital importance to the citizens of New Orleans to maintain integrity in the process of distributing contracts, and such integrity is best achieved by promoting a transparent process.
Eddie Compass
#Integrity

Little babies [are] getting raped,
Eddie Compass
#Babies

I served this department for 26 years and have taken it through some of the toughest times of its history. Every man in a leadership position must know when it's time to hand over the reins.
Eddie Compass
#History

We are going to take all the weapons.
Eddie Compass
#Weapons

Get me in there, brother, even if it's as an extra.
Eddie Compass
#Brother

We're very fortunate to have someone of his experience and ability here, ... He's a good man and very much has control of the Army. He and I have worked together very, very well.
Eddie Compass
#Ability

The information I had at the time, I thought it was credible.
Eddie Compass
#Information

People would be shooting at us, and we couldn't shoot back because of the families. All we could do is rush toward the flash.
Eddie Compass
#People

I'll be going on in another direction God has for me.
Eddie Compass
#Direction

Every man in a leadership position must know when it's time to hand over the reins,
Eddie Compass
#Leadership

In the annals of history, no police force in the history of the world was asked to do what we were asked.
Eddie Compass
#Force

[The chief said he needed this night of football. He said New Orleans needed it, too.] The Saints are God-sent to our city, ... We're trying to get back to a normal life, and there's nothing more normal in New Orleans than watching the Saints.
Eddie Compass
#Football

She called direct to him and said, 'What do you need?' He said people were sending stuff, but it wasn't what they needed.
Eddie Compass
#People

There are a small percentage of people who terrorize every major American city, ... They have low morals and prey upon the weak. These are criminals. They were housed with law-abiding citizens who they could take advantage of.
Eddie Compass
#People

I had two officers commit suicide because they were worried about their families,
Eddie Compass
#Suicide

We are definitely in control of this city.
Eddie Compass
#Control

We are definitely in control of this city, ... We've been almost crime free for the last four days.
Eddie Compass
#Control

Once we look at the people face-to-face and start explaining these things, ... I think we won't have any problems.
Eddie Compass
#People

We'll do everything it takes to make this city safe. These people don't understand they're putting themselves in harm's way,
Eddie Compass
#People

thousands of people, who want to voluntarily evacuate at this time.
Eddie Compass
#People

going to do this with sensitivity.
Eddie Compass
#Sensitivity

Right now, human life is paramount so I'm concentrating all my power on getting out people who want to leave,
Eddie Compass
#Life

who made the ultimate sacrifice for this city.
Eddie Compass
#Sacrifice

What we're doing is trying to make the best of a bad situation, and we need people to cooperate,
Eddie Compass
#People

We got 30,000 people out of the Superdome and we're going to take care of you.
Eddie Compass
#People