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NOPD Offers Tips to Stay Safe During Memorial Day Weekend

by Aaron E. Looney

May 26, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Videos

Topics: Community Policing

As the unofficial start to summer is here with the Memorial Day weekend, NOPD Officer Juan Barnes offers helpful tips to citizens on how to keep themselves, their loved ones and property safe while enjoying the three-day weekend.

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Runaways Reported from Seventh District

May 27, 2017

Runaways Reported from Seventh District

The NOPD is searching for two girls reported missing from their foster home located in the Seventh District. 

Man Reported Missing from Canal Street

May 27, 2017

Man Reported Missing from Canal Street

The NOPD is looking for a man reported missing from the 500 block of Canal Street.

Person of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery on Virginia Marie Street

May 26, 2017

Person of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery on Virginia Marie Street

The NOPD is seeking to interview a man considered to be a person of interest in the investigation of an armed robbery that occurred on May 10 in the 1500 block of Virginia Marie Street.

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NOPD Investigating Fatal Crash at Interstate 610 East

May 27, 2017

NOPD Investigating Fatal Crash at Interstate 610 East

The NOPD is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred today (May 27, 2017) on the Interstate 610 East overpass at Franklin Avenue.

Fourth District Officers Apprehend Two for Burglary

May 25, 2017

Fourth District Officers Apprehend Two for Burglary

Quick action by NOPD officers resulted in two burglary arrests this week. 

Fifth District Officers Arrest Two on Weapon and Drug Charges

May 25, 2017

Fifth District Officers Arrest Two on Weapon and Drug Charges

NOPD Fifth District Task Force officers arrested Lester Carter (DOB: 12-15-1986) and Larry Crockett (DOB: 4-02-1992)  after they were found to be in possession of marijuana and guns during a traffic stop.

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May 25th is National Missing Children’s Day

May 25, 2017

May 25th is National Missing Children’s Day

National Missing Children’s Day is a day dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. 

May 22, 2017

WATCH: Fourth District Officer Takes L.B. Landry High Students to Prom

Fourth District officer Shantell Howard never thought she would be going back to prom until she was asked by one student at L.B. Landry High School.

NOPD Blue Adds Some Red to Help Kids

May 18, 2017

NOPD Blue Adds Some Red to Help Kids

Some NOPD officers took a few minutes out of their shift today (May 18) to get a little silly.

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NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

May 17, 2017

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

Representatives from various city governments and police departments are in New Orleans today (May 17) to get training in a new program offered by the NOPD.

Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

December 15, 2016

Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

Body Worn Camera (BWC) programs can only be effective if police officers actually turn them on during citizen encounters, and by that measure, the NOPD’s BWC program is arguably one of the most effective in the country. 

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

November 16, 2016

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

The NOPD has published more police data online in the past six months than the department has ever made publicly available in its 220-year history. 

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May 24, 2017

NOPD Master Canine Trainer Retires as Officer, to Stay On as Civilian

Congratulations to Harold Chambliss, who is retiring after a 37-year career as an NOPD officer. He was honored on May 23 with a Lifetime Achievement award by the Special Operations Division.

Chambliss won't be stepping away from his role as the Canine Division's master trainer, however, as will remain with the department as a civilian.

May 22, 2017

WATCH: Fourth District Officer Takes L.B. Landry High Students to Prom

Fourth District officer Shantell Howard never thought she would be going back to prom until she was asked by one student at L.B. Landry High School.

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

May 17, 2017

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

Representatives from various city governments and police departments were in New Orleans recently to get training in a new program offered by the NOPD.

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May 26, 2017

NOPD Offers Tips to Stay Safe During Memorial Day Weekend

As the unofficial start to summer is here with the Memorial Day weekend, NOPD Officer Juan Barnes offers helpful tips to citizens on how to keep themselves, their loved ones and property safe while enjoying the three-day weekend.

NOPD Reminds Travelers to “Click It or Ticket” this Holiday Weekend

May 25, 2017

NOPD Reminds Travelers to “Click It or Ticket” this Holiday Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend serves as the unofficial start of summer for many Americans, and the NOPD wants to remind New Orleanians to be safe in their summer travels and to remember to wear their seatbelts. 

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

May 17, 2017

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

Representatives from various city governments and police departments are in New Orleans today (May 17) to get training in a new program offered by the NOPD.