by Aaron E. Looney
September 20, 2017
Categories: Be on the Lookout
Topics: Assault/Battery, Eighth District, Good Police Work, Homicide, Third District
Members of the NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad, or VOWS, arrested two suspects today (September 20, 2017) in connection with respective homicide and aggravated assault incidents.
The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying an unknown black male wanted for a simple burglary incident that occurred on September 13, 2017.
The NOPD Seventh District is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying three suspects after they reportedly robbed a Family Dollar store today (Sept. 20) in the 4500 block of Michoud Boulevard.
September 18, 2017
Officers in the NOPD Eighth District Bourbon Street Promenade Unit arrested four individuals between September 16 and September 17, 2017 on illegal gun possession charges for incidents on Bourbon Street.
September 15, 2017
The NOPD Homicide Unit has arrested Junior Verney (DOB:1- 24- 1995) in connection to a homicide that occurred earlier today (Sept. 15) in the 9200 block of Airline Highway.
The NOPD today (September 15, 2017) arrested Dwayne Russell (DOB: 09-07-1967) in connection with an aggravated assault with a firearm that took place on September 1 in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
September 14, 2017
The New Orleans Police Department would like to thank everyone who showed support to officers during the second annual Geaux Blue Day.
September 10, 2017
Members of the NOPD joined other First Responders in participating in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb event at 400 Poydras Tower on Sept. 9, 2017
September 7, 2017
The NOPD Mobile Crisis Unit is in need of mental health technicians to volunteer their time to help individuals suffering from mental health illnesses in our community.
August 16, 2017
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.
July 31, 2017
The NOPD Eighth District has seen a 33 percent decrease in overall violent crime in the area which covers the French Quarter and Central Business District, including Harrah's Casino, Canal Place and Bourbon Street.
May 17, 2017
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.
September 2, 2017
As thousands make their way to the French Quarter and Downtown area, the NOPD will have an enhanced presence during the Labor Day weekend events to ensure everyone has a safe and festive holiday weekend.
August 15, 2017
Officer Rodney Vicknair, 50, joined NOPD 12 years ago after spending 19 years working EMS on the West Bank. He was assigned to the First District after graduating from the Academy and he’s been there ever since.
August 10, 2017
Originally from New Mexico, William Torres, 40, moved to New Orleans more than 20 years ago and began pursuing his dream of having a career in law enforcement.
This Saturday, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with NOPD officers at seven McDonald’s restaurant locations.
August 31, 2017
During the month of September, the NOPD will be collecting input from citizens regarding updates to district Community Policing Plans.
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