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NOPD Presents Best Practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

by Gary S. Scheets

October 25, 2017

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

NOPD Presents Best Practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

This past weekend, NOPD was out in force in Philadelphia showing off their best practices at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

NOPD Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Consent Decree Progress

by Aaron E. Looney

September 27, 2017

Categories: Community, Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

NOPD Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Consent Decree Progress

The NOPD is inviting the public to attend district-centric meetings aimed at providing citizens with updates on the department's progress in meeting the requirements of the NOPD Consent Decree.

WATCH: After Spike in Homicides, NOPD Solve Rate Rising

by Ambria R. Washington

August 16, 2017

Categories: On Duty, Transparency, Videos

Topics: Districts, Good Police Work, Homicide

After a challenging start to the year for the NOPD Homicide Unit, the rate of homicides being solved is now on the increase.  The solve rate — which includes cases cleared by arrests, warrants and exceptions —is at 57 percent, compared to five months ago when the solve rate sat at 27 percent.

WATCH: Violent Crime Trends Downward in the Eighth District as Officers Confiscate More Illegal Guns

by Ambria R. Washington

July 31, 2017

Categories: On Duty, Transparency, Videos

Topics: Eighth District, Good Police Work

The NOPD Eighth District has seen a 33 percent decrease in overall violent crime in the area which covers the French Quarter and Central Business District, including Harrah's Casino, Canal Place and Bourbon Street.

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

by Dawne Massey

May 17, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing, Police Training

NOPD Provides EPIC Training Opportunity to Police and City Government Representatives

Representatives from various city governments and police departments are in New Orleans today (May 17) to get training in a new program offered by the NOPD.

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