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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.

Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

by Aaron Looney

December 15, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

Body Worn Camera (BWC) programs can only be effective if police officers actually turn them on during citizen encounters, and by that measure, the NOPD’s BWC program is arguably one of the most effective in the country. 

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

by Tyler Gamble

November 16, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

The NOPD has published more police data online in the past six months than the department has ever made publicly available in its 220-year history. 

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