by Aaron E. Looney
October 17, 2017
Categories: Be on the Lookout
Topics: Homicide, Third District
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred tonight (October 17, 2017) in the 3000 block of Allen Street.
The NOPD Eighth District is seeking assistance from the public in locating a Red 2017 Ford Mustang that was reported stolen from the Astor Crowne Hotel.
October 16, 2017
The NOPD Eighth District is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a black 2012 Dodge Charger.
The NOPD has arrested Henry Jones (DOB: 07-06-1992) on drug and gun possession charges in connection with an incident that occurred on October 13, 2017 in the 3400 block of Fern Street.
The NOPD arrested Christopher Lang (DOB: 09-01-1968) after he reportedly crashed his vehicle into another in the 1400 block of Clouet Street while intoxicated, injuring one victim.
Today, the New Orleans Police Department arrested 45-year-old Mark Hambrick, a local man, and booked him with one count of Second Degree murder and Second Degree Cruelty to a Juvenile, of his eighteen-month-old daughter. The offense was reported this morning (Oct. 17), at approximately 7:03 a.m, in the 3100 block of North Rampart Street.
From the Audubon Institute of New Orleans to the New Orleans East Library dozens of local businesses, community organizations and non-profits are teaming up with the NOPD tomorrow (Oct. 17) to host the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime kick-off event. It’s all happening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Joe W. Brown Victory Field at 5601 Read Blvd. The event is free and open to the public.
October 10, 2017
The New Orleans Police Department today brought before the Civil Service Commission a new pay plan and job classification structure designed to increase the number of officers on the street by addressing long-standing retention issues and incentivizing long-term careers on the force. By unanimous vote, the Civil Service Commission approved the proposal, clearing the way for more competitive salaries across the board and greater opportunities for advancement.
September 27, 2017
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
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.
October 11, 2017
Members of the NOPD’s Violent Offenders Warrant Squad, assisted by U.S. Marshals, have arrested four suspects in connection with respective violent crime investigations, including a homicide investigation.
September 29, 2017
As the NOPD continues to bolster its ranks with applicants looking to serve their community, the department’s new recruiting leader is taking on the responsibility of spearheading the drive to bring the best possible applicants into the field of law enforcement.
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.
Funeral arrangements have been set for former NOPD Officer Marcus McNeil, who was killed in the line of duty on October 13, 2017.
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