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NOPD publishes use of force data online for the first time ever

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— NOPD has published officer use-of-force data on the department’s website for the first time ever.

This data set, which is updated daily, includes use of force incidents reported in 2016 by the NOPD in accordance with departmental policy. 197 more words


NOPD continues to engage the community through public forums

New Orleans (WGNO)–NOPD Police Chief Michael Harrison wants to keep the lines of communication open between his officers and the people they serve.

This is part of that effort. 125 more words


NOPD searching for two officers' stolen guns and TASER gear

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WGNO) — New Orleans police are trying to solve a pair of theft/burglary cases that put two officers’ department-issued pistols on the streets.   202 more words


NOPD graduates 26 recruits today

New Orleans (WGNO)—Delivering on a commitment to continue to recruit, hire and train the next generation of NOPD officers, today, the department graduated 26 recruits from the Training Academy. 248 more words


Missing 16-year-old last seen Wednesday afternoon

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD needs the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

16-year-old Charlie Smith Jr. was last seen leaving his home in the 2400 block of Feliciana yesterday at 4 p.m. 55 more words


Big changes if you're caught with pot in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) –Starting today, expect fewer arrests for pot possession in New Orleans.

A new ordinance takes effect that allows police to give tickets and fines instead of making arrests. 111 more words


NOPD limits public access hours to district stations effective Monday

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)—Starting Monday, all police district stations, with the exception of the Eighth District, will limit public access to buildings. Night watch desk officers who are currently assigned to administrative duties at the stations will be assigned to street patrol. 332 more words