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New Orleans Police Questioning 'Person Of Interest' In Bourbon Street Shooting

NEW ORLEANS (CBS Houston/AP) — A man identified by Louisiana police as a “person of interest” in connection with a weekend shooting in New Orleans turned himself in to police Wednesday and was jailed on unrelated charges. 267 more words


NOPD Police Officer IV Promotions

The New Orleans Police Department should be making Police Officer IV promotions soon. Inevitably, there will be some people who are passed over for this promotion.   969 more words


NOPD Reinstatements

Much has been made about the number of officers resigning or retiring from the New Orleans Police Department lately.  On average, one NOPD officer resigns or retires every three days.   916 more words


Workers Comp v. Injured on Duty (IOD)

If you are injured in the course and scope of your employment, you are entitled to receive workers compensation benefits.  In return for being entitled to these benefits, an injured worker is barred from suing his or her employer for a work related injury in most cases.   653 more words


NOPD Disciplinary Investigations Update (Updated)

As most officers are aware, the NOPD has interpreted the consent decree as requiring they investigate absolutely every allegation, no matter what it is.  I have seen formal disciplinary investigations of officers alleged to have “smirked,” “sighed loudly,” and “made go-golly eyes.” 719 more words