NOPD News

News & Information from the New Orleans Police Department

August 2016

Data Wonks Rejoice! NOPD Makes Even More Police Data Available to the Public

by Tyler Gamble

August 2, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Open Data

Data Wonks Rejoice! NOPD Makes Even More Police Data Available to the Public

When Mayor Mitch Landrieu took office in 2011, he made a major policy decision to increase police transparency by releasing NOPD calls for service data to the public online through the City’s Open Data Portal. 

Former Officer Credits NOPD with His Success as a McDonald’s Franchise Owner

by Ambria Washington

August 5, 2016

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Partnerships

Business is booming for local McDonald’s franchise owner Louis Colin. He owns five restaurants in the New Orleans area and he’s gearing up to open a sixth. 

Geaux Blue Day Event Showed NOPD Officers and Their Families How Much They're Appreciated

by Tyler Gamble and Ambria Washington

August 9, 2016

Categories: Community

Topics: Community Policing

NOPD officers and their families had Storyland and the Carousel Amusement Park at New Orleans City Park all to themselves Monday (Aug 8) for a night that was meant to show them how much they're appreciated. 

Sneak Preview: NOPD Replacing Current COMSTAT Process with New, Interactive Open Data Website

by Ben Horwitz

August 10, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Open Data

The NOPD is taking data-driven performance management to the next level with the launch of a new program called MAX, or Management Analytics for eXcellence, later this fall. 

NOPD Sends Senior Leadership to Career-Building Training

by Dawne Massey

August 15, 2016

Categories: On the Beat

Topics: Police Training

NOPD Sends Senior Leadership to Career-Building Training

The best leaders are built from within an organization. That’s why the NOPD puts so much emphasis on providing officers with leadership development opportunities that give them the skills they need to succeed at every rank in the department.

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