News & Information from the New Orleans Police Department


WATCH: NOPD Launches Cadet Program, Seeks New Applicants

by Ambria R. Washington

December 1, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Community, Videos

Topics: Community Policing, Districts, Police Training, Recruitment

The NOPD has developed a hands-on cadet program geared toward local high school seniors and college students interested in a career as an NOPD officer. 

WATCH: NOPD Officer Quickly Employs Narcan Training to Revive Overdose Victim

by Aaron E. Looney

November 16, 2017

Categories: On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Fifth District, Modernizing Policing, Police Training

NOPD Fifth District Officer James Roberson had only hours earlier been part of a training held by New Orleans EMS for officers who volunteered to learn how to deploy naloxone, known commonly as Narcan, to help block the effects of opioids, particularly in overdose situations.

However, while en route to respond to an unrelated call, his newfound knowledge would be put to the test when a citizen flagged he and his fellow officers down requesting help for a friend who was overdosing on heroine.

WATCH: NOPD Welcomes Two New Canine Pups

by Ambria R. Washington

November 3, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Community, On Duty

Topics: Police Training

The NOPD recently welcomed two new canines Jo and Carlos to the department.

WATCH: NOPD Officers Receive Training on Life-Saving Overdose Drug Narcan

by Ambria R. Washington

October 25, 2017

Categories: Community, On the Beat, Videos

Topics: Districts, Good Police Work, Police Training

New Orleans EMS is conducting a hands-on training to educate NOPD officers on the ways to use and administer the life-saving drug Narcan during suspected opiate or opioid overdose incidents. 

Looking for Ways to get involved with NOPD? The NOPD’s Mobile Crisis Unit is Seeking Volunteers

by Ambria R. Washington

September 7, 2017

Categories: Announcement, Community

Topics: Community, Police Training

Looking for Ways to get involved with NOPD? The NOPD’s Mobile Crisis Unit is Seeking Volunteers

The NOPD Mobile Crisis Unit is in need of mental health technicians to volunteer their time to help individuals suffering from mental health illnesses in our community. 

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