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NOPD Holds Public Meeting to Discuss Implementation of Drone Technology

by NOPD Public Affairs

November 29, 2023

Categories: Announcement, Videos

Topics: Announcement, Modernizing Policing

On November 28, 2023, the NOPD hosted a public information event at its Training & Education Academy to discuss plans to begin using Small Unmanned Aircraft System technology (sUAS), commonly referred to as drone technology, to assist the agency as both a force multiplier and a crime-fighting tool.

The informational portion of the meeting can be viewed in the above player.

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Suspect, Vehicle Sought by NOPD in Eighth District Shooting Investigation

Suspect, Vehicle Sought by NOPD in Eighth District Shooting Investigation

The NOPD is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in as well as a vehicle used in the commission of a shooting that occurred in the 0-10 block of Canal Street on September 25, 2023.

Person of Interest Sought for Questioning in NOPD Homicide Investigation

Person of Interest Sought for Questioning in NOPD Homicide Investigation

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a person of interest for questioning in the ongoing investigation of a homicide that occurred on November 22, 2023, at the intersection of Norman C. Francs Parkway and Palmyra Street. 

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this evening (November 28, 2023) in the 4400 block of Majestic Oaks Drive and left one person dead.

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NOPD to Conduct Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint

NOPD to Conduct Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint

The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Orleans Parish between the hours of 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2022. through 5 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2022.

NOPD to Give Away Gun Locks at District Stations

NOPD to Give Away Gun Locks at District Stations

Residents are advised to call their District station prior to arrival

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NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals today (November 29, 2023) arrested Donald Delaune (black male, DOB: 10-02-1993) in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on October 21, 2023, in the 1000 block of North Peters Street.

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD has arrested Rakheem Kenner (black male, DOB: 12-31-2002) in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on November 27, 2023, at the intersection of Henriette Delille and Saint Anthony streets.

NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals today (November 17, 2023) arrested Raymond Coats (black male, DOB: 10-06-2003) in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on October 18, 2023, in the 3400 block of Franklin Avenue.

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Clarification of Response Times Analysis

Clarification of Response Times Analysis

Data presented to the City Council's Criminal Justice Committee today conflate response times in true emergencies with response times for routine non-emergency service calls

Update on Investigation into NOPD Secondary Employment Details

Update on Investigation into NOPD Secondary Employment Details

The New Orleans Police Department’s Public Integrity Bureau continues to investigate allegations of misconduct regarding police secondary employment.

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NOPD Holds Public Meeting to Discuss Implementation of Drone Technology

On November 28, 2023, the NOPD hosted a public information event at its Training & Education Academy to discuss plans to begin using Small Unmanned Aircraft System technology (sUAS), commonly referred to as drone technology, to assist the agency as both a force multiplier and a crime-fighting tool.

The informational portion of the meeting can be viewed in the above player.

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for November 19-25, 2023

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for November 19-25, 2023

The following is a weekly report of citywide crime statistics compiled by the NOPD Analytics Unit for the period of November 19-25, 2023.

Please note that these figures are preliminary and subject to further analysis and revision.

NOPD Launches Fourth Recruit Class of 2023

NOPD Launches Fourth Recruit Class of 2023

Monday (November 27, 2023), the New Orleans Police Department launched its fourth recruit class of the year with 23 recruits.

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