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NOPD Investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting on Bundy Road

June 22, 2017

NOPD Investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting on Bundy Road

NOPD is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place earlier today (June 22).

UPDATE: NOPD Searching for Suspects, Vehicle Found in Armed Robbery on North Rampart Street

June 22, 2017

UPDATE: NOPD Searching for Suspects, Vehicle Found in Armed Robbery on North Rampart Street

UPDATE:

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating two suspects believed to be responsible for an armed robbery in the 3700 block of North Rampart Street on June 19, 2017. However, officers have located the vehicle taken during the incident. 

Burglary Suspect Caught on Video

June 22, 2017

Burglary Suspect Caught on Video

NOPD needs the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a residential burglary.

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NOPD Investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting on Bundy Road

June 22, 2017

NOPD Investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting on Bundy Road

NOPD is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place earlier today (June 22).

UPDATE: Results of a Search Warrant Leads to Drugs, Counterfeit Bills, Stolen Gun & Cash

June 22, 2017

UPDATE: Results of a Search Warrant Leads to Drugs, Counterfeit Bills, Stolen Gun & Cash

UPDATE:

Steven Johnson (DOB: 6-11-93) turned himself on Wednesday wanted after a search warrant of his home revealed drugs, a stolen gun, counterfeit bills and cash. 

Weekly Arrests Round-Up: June 15-21, 2017

June 22, 2017

Weekly Arrests Round-Up: June 15-21, 2017

During the past week NOPD officers and the Violent Offender Warrant Squad (VOWS) unit arrested 18 adults and 2 juveniles for major offenses including two homicides, an attempted homicide, first degree rape, aggravated assault, armed robbery, and theft.

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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. 

June 3, 2017

WATCH: Fourth District Officer Starts Dress Drive, Sponsors 25 Girls for Senior Prom

NOPD Fourth District Officer Qiana Lewis collected more than 70 prom dresses for 25 high school senior girls to choose from for their senior prom.

NOPD Announces Summer Curfew Hours for Kids

June 1, 2017

NOPD Announces Summer Curfew Hours for Kids

As schools close and summer quickly starts, the NOPD would like to remind parents and legal guardians that summer curfew hours will be enforced starting today (June 1). 

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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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The Hottest, Coldest, Stinkiest and Dirtiest Job in the NOPD

June 16, 2017

The Hottest, Coldest, Stinkiest and Dirtiest Job in the NOPD

There’s a lot of dirty work that goes into making NOPD’s Mounted Unit one of the most recognized icons of the department.

June 15, 2017

Five NOPD Officers Promoted to Lieutenant, Sergeant

NOPD Chief Michael Harrison today promoted five NOPD officers - one lieutenant and four sergeants - in a ceremony at NOPD headquarters. These officers take one more step forward in their careers, moving into leadership and supervisory positions.

June 3, 2017

WATCH: Fourth District Officer Starts Dress Drive, Sponsors 25 Girls for Senior Prom

NOPD Fourth District Officer Qiana Lewis collected more than 70 prom dresses for 25 high school senior girls to choose from for their senior prom.

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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. 

NOPD to Join First Responders in the 2017 Memorial Stair Climb

June 2, 2017

NOPD to Join First Responders in the 2017 Memorial Stair Climb

Area first responders are taking the stairs this fall, and it’s not because they’re looking to shed a few pounds.