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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur Highway

by Ambria R. Washington

July 21, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur Highway

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 14000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

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Runaway Reported from Memphis Street

July 23, 2017

Runaway Reported from Memphis Street

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a runaway reported from Memphis Street.

NOPD Seeks Five Suspects in Robbery on St. Louis

July 22, 2017

NOPD Seeks Five Suspects in Robbery on St. Louis

The NOPD is seeking assistance in identifying and locating five suspects wanted in connection with a simple robbery that occurred on July 21, 2017, at the intersection of St. Louis and Chartres streets.

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur Highway

July 21, 2017

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur Highway

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 14000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Stealing Wallet at Store on Franklin Avenue

July 21, 2017

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Stealing Wallet at Store on Franklin Avenue

Calvin Johnson Jr. (DOB: 3-22-1981) was arrested today by Third District officers. 

Suspect Arrested for Second Degree Murder on Jeanette Street

July 20, 2017

Suspect Arrested for Second Degree Murder on Jeanette Street

The NOPD arrested Tyjon Luque (DOB: 12/10/1999) on Wednesday in connection to the homicide of 19-year-old Duvander Haley that occurred on July 14, 2017.

Suspect Arrested in Armed Robbery on Chef Menteur Highway

July 20, 2017

Suspect Arrested in Armed Robbery on Chef Menteur Highway

On July 19, 2017, the NOPD arrested Willie Earl Tyson (DOB: 10-01-1971) in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on June 23, 2017 in the 7900 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

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July 13, 2017

NOPD Officers Return to Local Dojo for "Ninjas vs. Cops 2"

Members of the NOPD's Second and Sixth District returned to XS Martial Arts Dojo on July 13 to face off against XS' young warriors in a fun exhibition that promotes community relations between police and young people.

NOPD Officers RISE to the Occasion When it Comes to Helping Kids

July 6, 2017

NOPD Officers RISE to the Occasion When it Comes to Helping Kids

NOPD officers Nahlisha Smith and Roderic Carey participated in RISE’s 2017 Saturday Morning Hoops program in New Orleans so they could give back to their community in a meaningful way.

June 29, 2017

NOPD Joins Team Hope NOLA, ESSENCE in Celebrity Basketball Fundraiser Game

In partnership with Team Hope NOLA, NOPD officers took on the New Orleans Fire Department for a third time during the ESSENCE festival charity celebrity basketball game today at Xavier University Convocation Center.

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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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July 14, 2017

NOPD Graduates Newest Class of Recruits from Training Academy

The NOPD today officially graduated Class 179 from the Training Academy in a ceremony held at People's Health New Orleans Jazz Market. The eight recruits will now move into field training with veteran officers.

NOPD Commander Spends Some Quality Time in Summer School

July 14, 2017

NOPD Commander Spends Some Quality Time in Summer School

Darryl Albert, Commander of the NOPD Crime Lab, recently returned from a three-week course at Boston University offered by the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP). 

New England Transplant “Hits the Reset Button” and Starts a New Life with NOPD

July 13, 2017

New England Transplant “Hits the Reset Button” and Starts a New Life with NOPD

Fourth District General Assignment Detective Mark Lynch took a chance and “hit the reset button” on his life in October 2014. At the age of 36 he packed his belongings into a U-Haul trailer and headed south to New Orleans with only his dog and a burning desire to be a police officer.

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Mayor Landrieu, NOPD Announce Increased Pay for Officers, Greater Opportunity for Advancement Under Proposed New Pay Plan

July 5, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, NOPD Announce Increased Pay for Officers, Greater Opportunity for Advancement Under Proposed New Pay Plan

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison announced proposed changes to the department’s pay and job classification structure, specifically designed to increase the number of officers on the street by addressing long-standing retention issues and to incentivize long-term careers on the force.

June 14, 2017

NOPD Offers Tips to Help Keep Children Safe

With children out of school for the summer, Officer Juan Barnes offers some helpful tips to ensure your kids stay safe.

June 14, 2017

NOPD Warns Residents about the Use of Air Rifles, Paintball Guns

 Air rifles like BB guns can cause severe bodily injury and serious damage to property when used in populated areas.