News & Information from the New Orleans Police Department


NOPD Seeks Applicants for Youth Cadet Program

by Ambria R. Washington

May 10, 2018

Categories: Announcement, Community

Topics: Modernizing Policing, Police Training, Recruitment

NOPD Seeks Applicants for Youth Cadet Program

High School Senior or College Student? Interested in a Career in Law Enforcement? 

The NOPD is seeking high school seniors and college students that are eager to learn about the field of law enforcement’s principles, ethics, training and teamwork. 

WATCH: NOPD Officers Become First Same-Sex Couple to Get Promoted Together in the Department

by Ambria R. Washington

April 14, 2018

Categories: Announcement, Community, On the Beat

Topics: Community Policing, Good Police Work, Police Training

NOPD Sgt. Tyra Pruitt and Sgt. Debra Normand became the first same-sex married couple to be promoted together in the history of the New Orleans Police Department.

NOPD Graduates Newest Class of Officers Trained in Crisis Intervention Team Training

by Ambria R. Washington

March 29, 2018

Categories: Announcement, On the Beat

Topics: Good Police Work, Modernizing Policing, Police Training

NOPD Graduates Newest Class of Officers Trained in Crisis Intervention Team Training

The NOPD today (March 29) graduated the newest class of police officers trained in specialized de-escalation techniques known as Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training. This is the ninth class to graduate from the training since the program launched in September 2015

WATCH: NOPD Officer Takes Extra Medical Precautions to Save Lives on the Job

by Ambria R. Washington

March 5, 2018

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Good Police Work, Police Training, Seventh District

Every day, NOPD officers risk their own lives to save others. Seventh District Officer Stephen Nguyen uses his skills to go above and beyond to assist and take action in any medical emergency situation.  

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. 

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