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

by Ambria R. Washington

December 13, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Eighth District, Good, Police, Training, Work

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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 Vehicle Sought in Auto Theft on Old Gentilly Road

December 14, 2017

Vehicle Sought in Auto Theft on Old Gentilly Road

The NOPD is searching for a suspect seen on surveillance video getting out of a silver pickup truck and taking off in a Ford box truck bearing New Mexico license plate #KPM083. 

Pair Wanted for Questioning in Aggravated Battery Investigation

December 13, 2017

Pair Wanted for Questioning in Aggravated Battery Investigation

The NOPD Fifth District is searching for Milton Guss (DOB: 10/18/1976) and Kishaun Youngblood (DOB: 11/15/1982) as persons of interest in a shooting investigation that happened on October 25, 2017.

Suspect Wanted for Numerous Offenses in Sixth District

December 13, 2017

Suspect Wanted for Numerous Offenses in Sixth District

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating Gregory Thomas (DOB: 12-18-1989), who is currently wanted on numerous counts stemming from an incident that occurred on December 10, 2017 in the 1000 block of Terpsichore Street.

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Suspect Arrested for Two Counts of Armed Robbery in Sixth & Seventh Districts

December 14, 2017

Suspect Arrested for Two Counts of Armed Robbery in Sixth & Seventh Districts

The NOPD Seventh District arrested Derrick Robins (DOB: 7-28-1999) today (Dec.14) at his residence for two counts of armed robbery.

NOPD Arrests Two Suspects in Armed Carjacking on Milan Street

December 11, 2017

NOPD Arrests Two Suspects in Armed Carjacking on Milan Street

The NOPD has arrested Andrew Spikes (DOB: 01-05-2000) and Jonah Marco (DOB: 04-24-1996) in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in the 1000 block of Milan Street, and are searching for additional suspects.

NOPD Arrests Subject in Seventh District Home Invasion, Burglaries

December 11, 2017

NOPD Arrests Subject in Seventh District Home Invasion, Burglaries

The NOPD arrested a subject in connection with multiple Seventh District burglaries.

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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.

December 8, 2017

WATCH: Homer Plessy Students March in Celebration with Eighth District Officers

The NOPD Eighth District and Mounted Division teamed up with French Quarter Festivals Incorporated to lead students from Homer Plessy Community School to the Eighth District Police Station in a New Orleans-style secondline.

December 1, 2017

WATCH: NOPD Launches Cadet Program, Seeks New Applicants

The NOPD has developed a hands-on cadet program geared toward local high school seniors and college students interested in a career as an NOPD officer. 

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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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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.

November 22, 2017

WATCH: NOPD Officer Feeds Homemade Thanksgiving Feast to Senior Citizens

NOPD Officer Shantell Howard spent the day feeding a home cooked Thanksgiving meals to more than 170 senior citizens in the Fourth District.

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.

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December 8, 2017

WATCH: Homer Plessy Students March in Celebration with Eighth District Officers

The NOPD Eighth District and Mounted Division teamed up with French Quarter Festivals Incorporated to lead students from Homer Plessy Community School to the Eighth District Police Station in a New Orleans-style secondline.

NOPD to Take Part in City Police, Fire and EMS Inspection and Memorial Mass on December 10

December 7, 2017

NOPD to Take Part in City Police, Fire and EMS Inspection and Memorial Mass on December 10

The NOPD will join the New Orleans Fire Department and New Orleans EMS in taking part in the City of New Orleans’ Annual Inspection and Memorial Mass on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Jackson Square, followed by a mass at 11 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral.

December 1, 2017

WATCH: NOPD Launches Cadet Program, Seeks New Applicants

The NOPD has developed a hands-on cadet program geared toward local high school seniors and college students interested in a career as an NOPD officer.