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WATCH: Safety Tips for Encountering Horses During Mardi Gras

by Danielle B. Miller

February 6, 2018

Categories: Announcement, Community, Videos

Topics: Community Policing, Districts, Police Training

The NOPD Mounted Division is gearing up for another season of Mardi Gras parades. 

WATCH: Newly Trained Canines Graduate After 10 Weeks of Extensive Training

by Ambria R. Washington

January 31, 2018

Categories: Announcement, Community, Videos

Topics: Districts, Partnerships, Police Training

The NOPD officially graduated two of our new four-legged officers, Jo and Carlos.

Sister of Fallen Police Officer Joins NOPD to Serve Her Community

by Ambria R. Washington

December 18, 2017

Categories: Community, Videos

Topics: Police Training, Recruitment

Jacquen Hunter, the sister of fallen officer Natasha Hunter, dedicated her life Friday (Dec.15) to serving her community as a NOPD officer and, most importantly, honoring her sister's legacy.

WATCH: NOPD Launches Cadet Program, Seeks New Applicants

by Ambria R. Washington

December 1, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Community, Videos

Topics: Community Policing, Districts, Police Training, Recruitment

The NOPD has developed a hands-on cadet program geared toward local high school seniors and college students interested in a career as an NOPD officer. 

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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