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WATCH: NOPD Officer Quickly Employs Narcan Training to Revive Overdose Victim

by Aaron E. Looney

November 16, 2017

Categories: On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Fifth District, Modernizing Policing, Police Training

NOPD Fifth District Officer James Roberson had only hours earlier been part of a training held by New Orleans EMS for officers who volunteered to learn how to deploy naloxone, known commonly as Narcan, to help block the effects of opioids, particularly in overdose situations.

However, while en route to respond to an unrelated call, his newfound knowledge would be put to the test when a citizen flagged he and his fellow officers down requesting help for a friend who was overdosing on heroine.

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NOPD Searching for Subject in First District Theft

November 17, 2017

NOPD Searching for Subject in First District Theft

The NOPD is searching for two subjects in connection with a First District theft.

NOPD Searching for Subject in Sixth District Theft

November 17, 2017

NOPD Searching for Subject in Sixth District Theft

The NOPD is searching for a subject in connection with a Sixth District theft.

Vehicle Reported Stolen from Crozat Street

November 17, 2017

Vehicle Reported Stolen from Crozat Street

The NOPD is seeking information to assist in locating a vehicle reported at stolen from the 100 block of Crozat Street on November 13, 2017.

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Suspect Arrested in Homicide on Rampart Street

November 14, 2017

Suspect Arrested in Homicide on Rampart Street

The NOPD has arrested Crystal Baumann (DOB: 01-12-1984) in connection with the shooting death of 29-year-old Troy Cooks on November 11, 2017 in the 1900 block of North Rampart Street.

NOPD Arrests Two Suspects in Carjacking  Reported from Gonzales

November 11, 2017

NOPD Arrests Two Suspects in Carjacking Reported from Gonzales

NOPD Seventh District officers arrested two men Friday evening (November 10) after they spotted a stolen vehicle near the intersection of Westlake and Harbor View streets. The incident occurred around 4:35 p.m. 

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery

November 9, 2017

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery

The NOPD arrested Rahkym Richardson (DOB: 08-13-1992) in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on November 6, 2017 at the intersection of Vespasian Boulevard and Cypress Acres Drive.

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NOPD Fourth District Starts Collecting Toys for Annual Holiday Drive

November 17, 2017

NOPD Fourth District Starts Collecting Toys for Annual Holiday Drive

The NOPD Fourth District is kicking off the holiday season with its annual toy drive, and is now seeking the communities help in gathering new toys that'll go to families and children less fortunate in the district.

'Coffee With Cops' returns this Saturday

November 15, 2017

'Coffee With Cops' returns this Saturday

This Saturday, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with NOPD’s finest at a pair of area McDonald’s restaurant.

NOPD Launches New Online Crime Reporting Tool

November 15, 2017

NOPD Launches New Online Crime Reporting Tool

The New Orleans Police department today announced the launch of NOPD Online, a new online reporting system that will enable citizens to file non-emergency police reports quickly and easily over the internet. The system is designed to take information and generate completed reports for non-violent crimes.

 

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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.

August 16, 2017

WATCH: After Spike in Homicides, NOPD Solve Rate Rising

After a challenging start to the year for the NOPD Homicide Unit, the rate of homicides being solved is now on the increase.  The solve rate — which includes cases cleared by arrests, warrants and exceptions —is at 57 percent, compared to five months ago when the solve rate sat at 27 percent.

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November 16, 2017

WATCH: NOPD Officer Quickly Employs Narcan Training to Revive Overdose Victim

NOPD Fifth District Officer James Roberson had only hours earlier been part of a training held by New Orleans EMS for officers who volunteered to learn how to deploy naloxone, known commonly as Narcan, to help block the effects of opioids, particularly in overdose situations.

However, while en route to respond to an unrelated call, his newfound knowledge would be put to the test when a citizen flagged he and his fellow officers down requesting help for a friend who was overdosing on heroine.

NOPD Partners with OPSO, Graduates 31 Officers from Intensive Leadership Development Training Today

November 10, 2017

NOPD Partners with OPSO, Graduates 31 Officers from Intensive Leadership Development Training Today

The NOPD today graduated 31 officers from Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) training, which is designed to provide officers at every level of the department with the skills necessary to become a successful leader. 

NOPD Offers Safety Tips, Encourages Community to Trick or Treat at Local District Stations

October 31, 2017

NOPD Offers Safety Tips, Encourages Community to Trick or Treat at Local District Stations

The NOPD has partnered with Walgreens and the New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation again this year to make sure kids have a safe and eventful Halloween.

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NOPD Fourth District Starts Collecting Toys for Annual Holiday Drive

November 17, 2017

NOPD Fourth District Starts Collecting Toys for Annual Holiday Drive

The NOPD Fourth District is kicking off the holiday season with its annual toy drive, and is now seeking the communities help in gathering new toys that'll go to families and children less fortunate in the district.

'Coffee With Cops' returns this Saturday

November 15, 2017

'Coffee With Cops' returns this Saturday

This Saturday, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with NOPD’s finest at a pair of area McDonald’s restaurant.

NOPD Launches New Online Crime Reporting Tool

November 15, 2017

NOPD Launches New Online Crime Reporting Tool

The New Orleans Police department today announced the launch of NOPD Online, a new online reporting system that will enable citizens to file non-emergency police reports quickly and easily over the internet. The system is designed to take information and generate completed reports for non-violent crimes.