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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.

NOPD Partners with OPSO, Graduates 31 Officers from Intensive Leadership Development Training Today

by PIO Staff

November 10, 2017

Categories: Announcement, On the Beat

Topics: Districts, Partnerships, Training

NOPD Partners with OPSO, Graduates 31 Officers from Intensive Leadership Development Training Today

The NOPD today graduated 31 officers from Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) training, which is designed to provide officers at every level of the department with the skills necessary to become a successful leader. 

NOPD Offers Safety Tips, Encourages Community to Trick or Treat at Local District Stations

by Ambria R. Washington

October 31, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat

Topics: Community Policing, Districts, Partnerships

NOPD Offers Safety Tips, Encourages Community to Trick or Treat at Local District Stations

The NOPD has partnered with Walgreens and the New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation again this year to make sure kids have a safe and eventful Halloween.

WATCH: NOPD Officers Receive Training on Life-Saving Overdose Drug Narcan

by Ambria R. Washington

October 25, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Districts, Good Police Work, Police Training

New Orleans EMS is conducting a hands-on training to educate NOPD officers on the ways to use and administer the life-saving drug Narcan during suspected opiate or opioid overdose incidents. 

NOPD VOWS Officers Arrests Four Suspects in Violent Crime Incidents

by Aaron E. Looney

October 11, 2017

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Armed Robbery, Assault/Battery, Burglary/Theft, Good Police Work, Homicide, Seventh District, Third District

NOPD VOWS Officers Arrests Four Suspects in Violent Crime Incidents

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.

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