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NOPD Reminds Public of Street Closures, Safety Tips ahead of Weekend Festivities

by Ambria R. Washington

December 29, 2017

Categories: Announcement, On the Beat

Topics: Districts

NOPD Reminds Public of Street Closures, Safety Tips ahead of Weekend Festivities

The NOPD would like to remind the public of street closures ahead of the Allstate Sugar Bowl events and the New Year’s Eve celebration.

Doin’ it Big: NOPD Gives Away More than 500 Bicycles, Toys in Department-Wide Holiday Giveaway

by Ambria R. Washington

December 22, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Community, On the Beat

Topics: Districts, Good Police Work, Partnerships

Doin’ it Big: NOPD Gives Away More than 500 Bicycles, Toys in Department-Wide Holiday Giveaway

Over the last two weeks, the NOPD has been in a spirit of giving and cheer with what has been a list of large-scale community engagement events this holiday season. More than 500 brand-new bicycles and hundreds of toys have been given to families and children throughout the city.

Leaving her Mark: NOPD Officer Designs Expansive Mural at NOPD Training Academy

by Ambria R. Washington

December 13, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Eighth District, Good, Police, Training, Work

Today, the NOPD unveiled a new mural created and designed by Eighth District Officer Shontrell Johnson for the new Training Academy.

WATCH: NOPD Officer Feeds Homemade Thanksgiving Feast to Senior Citizens

by Ambria R. Washington

November 22, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat

Topics: Fourth District, Good Police Work, Partnerships

NOPD Officer Shantell Howard spent the day feeding a home cooked Thanksgiving meals to more than 170 senior citizens in the Fourth District.

WATCH: NOPD Officer Quickly Employs Narcan Training to Revive Overdose Victim

by Aaron E. Looney

November 16, 2017

Categories: On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Fifth District, Modernizing Policing, Police Training

NOPD Fifth District Officer James Roberson had only hours earlier been part of a training held by New Orleans EMS for officers who volunteered to learn how to deploy naloxone, known commonly as Narcan, to help block the effects of opioids, particularly in overdose situations.

However, while en route to respond to an unrelated call, his newfound knowledge would be put to the test when a citizen flagged he and his fellow officers down requesting help for a friend who was overdosing on heroine.

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