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NOPD Investigates Fourth District Fatal Shooting

by Gary S. Scheets

January 20, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fourth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fourth District Fatal Shooting

The NOPD Homicide Unit is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of an adult male victim Saturday January 20, 2018.

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NOPD Searches for Stolen Boat

January 22, 2018

NOPD Searches for Stolen Boat

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating a blue Skeeter boat with a Yamaha outboard motor attached that was reported missing on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Pair Captured on Surveillance Video Burglarizing Vehicle on Rue Michelle

January 22, 2018

Pair Captured on Surveillance Video Burglarizing Vehicle on Rue Michelle

The NOPD is searching for two unknown subjects seen on surveillance video breaking into an unlocked vehicle in the 3600 block of Rue Michelle.

Suspect Wanted for Theft, Illegal Possession of Stolen Property on Clements Drive

January 22, 2018

Suspect Wanted for Theft, Illegal Possession of Stolen Property on Clements Drive

The NOPD is searching for Wayne Ezekiel Smith (DOB:05/08/84) for theft and possessing stolen property after a residential burglary incident.

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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery on Holiday Drive

January 22, 2018

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery on Holiday Drive

The NOPD has arrested Royal Every (DOB: 01-27-1967) in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the 3500 block of Holiday Drive on January 20, 2018.

NOPD Arrests Three Men on Drug and Weapons Charges

January 22, 2018

NOPD Arrests Three Men on Drug and Weapons Charges

The NOPD arrested three individuals in the Fifth District of charges of possession drugs and firearms.

Suspect Arrested for Possessing & Distributing Drugs on Chef Menteur Highway

January 19, 2018

Suspect Arrested for Possessing & Distributing Drugs on Chef Menteur Highway

Officers in the Seventh District have arrested David Moore (DOB: 02-09-81) for illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of narcotics and possession of a crack cocaine with intent to distribute.

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Want to Adopt – A – Cop for Mardi Gras 2018?

January 11, 2018

Want to Adopt – A – Cop for Mardi Gras 2018?

The New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation (NOPJF) is encouraging parade goers and locals to Adopt-A-Cop this Mardi Gras season in an effort to assist with feeding officers working long hours on parade routes and in districts. 

WATCH: Top Five Most-Viewed NOPDNews Videos from 2017

January 5, 2018

WATCH: Top Five Most-Viewed NOPDNews Videos from 2017

Throughout the year, the NOPD Public Affairs Division has produced dozens of videos highlighting the stories behind the badge, including profiles on officers and their involvement in the community, special moments as well as new initiatives.

The NOPD Makes a Child's Dream Come True

December 28, 2017

The NOPD Makes a Child's Dream Come True

Today, NOPD officers and members of Superintendent Michael Harrison’s staff had the opportunity to make life a little sweeter for 5-year-old Reginald Batiste.

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January 4, 2018

WATCH: New Orleans Sees Decline in Homicides for 2017, Major Results of Major Investments in Public Safety

Superintendent Michael Harrison, along with leaders from the NOFD and NOEMS, joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu today to update the public on the results of major investments in public safety, and on the success of a strong crime-fighting year for the men and women of the New Orleans Police Department.

NOPD Presents Best Practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

October 25, 2017

NOPD Presents Best Practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

This past weekend, NOPD was out in force in Philadelphia showing off their best practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

NOPD Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Consent Decree Progress

September 27, 2017

NOPD Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Consent Decree Progress

The NOPD is inviting the public to attend district-centric meetings aimed at providing citizens with updates on the department's progress in meeting the requirements of the NOPD Consent Decree.

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NOPD Reminds Public of Street Closures, Safety Tips ahead of Weekend Festivities

December 29, 2017

NOPD Reminds Public of Street Closures, Safety Tips ahead of Weekend Festivities

The NOPD would like to remind the public of street closures ahead of the Allstate Sugar Bowl events and the New Year’s Eve celebration.

Doin’ it Big: NOPD Gives Away More than 500 Bicycles, Toys in Department-Wide Holiday Giveaway

December 22, 2017

Doin’ it Big: NOPD Gives Away More than 500 Bicycles, Toys in Department-Wide Holiday Giveaway

Over the last two weeks, the NOPD has been in a spirit of giving and cheer with what has been a list of large-scale community engagement events this holiday season. More than 500 brand-new bicycles and hundreds of toys have been given to families and children throughout the city.

December 13, 2017

Leaving her Mark: NOPD Officer Designs Expansive Mural at NOPD Training Academy

Today, the NOPD unveiled a new mural created and designed by Eighth District Officer Shontrell Johnson for the new Training Academy.

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Want to Adopt – A – Cop for Mardi Gras 2018?

January 11, 2018

Want to Adopt – A – Cop for Mardi Gras 2018?

The New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation (NOPJF) is encouraging parade goers and locals to Adopt-A-Cop this Mardi Gras season in an effort to assist with feeding officers working long hours on parade routes and in districts. 

January 4, 2018

WATCH: New Orleans Sees Decline in Homicides for 2017, Major Results of Major Investments in Public Safety

Superintendent Michael Harrison, along with leaders from the NOFD and NOEMS, joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu today to update the public on the results of major investments in public safety, and on the success of a strong crime-fighting year for the men and women of the New Orleans Police Department.

NOPD Superintendent Invited to Executive Leadership Summit at  Harvard University

January 3, 2018

NOPD Superintendent Invited to Executive Leadership Summit at Harvard University

NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison has been selected to participate in an Executive Leadership Group (ELG) which will lead a three-day public safety summit at Harvard University.