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NOPD Prepares for Southern Decadence 2017, Labor Day Weekend Events

by Ambria R. Washington

September 2, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Community, Districts

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.

OFFICER PROFILE: Rodney Vicknair, First District

by Dawne Massey

August 15, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: First District

OFFICER PROFILE: Rodney Vicknair, First District

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. 

OFFICER PROFILE: Detective William Torres, Third District

by Dawne Massey

August 10, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Third District

OFFICER PROFILE: Detective William Torres, Third District

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. 

OFFICER PROFILE: Sixth District Songbird is Dedicated to a Life of Service

by Dawne Massey

July 28, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Sixth District

OFFICER PROFILE: Sixth District Songbird is Dedicated to a Life of Service

Sgt. Kimera Woods, 34, joined NOPD in 2009. She was promoted to sergeant a little more than a year ago and she’s currently assigned to the Sixth District. 

UPDATE: Man Reported Missing from St. Anthony Street No Longer Considered Missing

by Officer Juan D. Barnes, Sr

July 23, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Missing Person/Runaway, Third District

UPDATE: Man Reported Missing from St. Anthony Street No Longer Considered Missing

 

UPDATE: Michael Collier was seen on surveillance video at an area business making a transaction with his bank card and did not appear to be in any form of duress. Therefore, he is no longer considered to be missing. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

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