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NOPD Graduates Newest Class of Recruits from Training Academy

by Aaron E. Looney

July 14, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Police Training

The NOPD today officially graduated Class 179 from the Training Academy in a ceremony held at People's Health New Orleans Jazz Market. The eight recruits will now move into field training with veteran officers.

NOPD Commander Spends Some Quality Time in Summer School

by Dawne Massey

July 14, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Police Training

NOPD Commander Spends Some Quality Time in Summer School

Darryl Albert, Commander of the NOPD Crime Lab, recently returned from a three-week course at Boston University offered by the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP). 

New England Transplant “Hits the Reset Button” and Starts a New Life with NOPD

by Dawne Massey

July 13, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Fourth District

New England Transplant “Hits the Reset Button” and Starts a New Life with NOPD

Fourth District General Assignment Detective Mark Lynch took a chance and “hit the reset button” on his life in October 2014. At the age of 36 he packed his belongings into a U-Haul trailer and headed south to New Orleans with only his dog and a burning desire to be a police officer.

NOPD Lieutenants Successfully Navigate School of Police Staff and Command Training Program

by Dawne Massey

June 27, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Police Training

NOPD Lieutenants Successfully Navigate School of Police Staff and Command Training Program

The School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) is an intensive 10-week program that prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by uniquely combining academic principles with practical applications. 

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

by Dawne Massey

June 16, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

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.

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