After Chau was interviewed in more detail, the defendant and Rogers Lacaze were arrested and charged with first degree murder Frank and Rogers Lacaze were indicted by an Orleans Parish Grand Jury on April 28, 1995.
Frank arrived to the scene minutes after the first officers to arrive were there, and she proceeded to study the scenario where the murders took place. Chau found another officer and reported what she had witnessed.
Despite this, the NOPD was chronically short-handed, and desperate to get more people on the force.
Even with this shortage the department did not hire anyone who doesn't live in New Orleans (and still does not to this day). She graduated from the Police Academy on February 28, 1993.
Gabriel at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.
As a teenager and, later on, young adult, Frank suffered from being a member of a broken family: her brother was a law fugitive, her father would appear in her life only occasionally, and Frank became distressed about these issues, needing psychiatric help.