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NOPD officer robbed at gunpoint

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A New Orleans police officer was robbed at gunpoint in the Ninth Ward while off-duty.

NOPD confirms that the officer was in the 1300 block of Feliciana Tuesday morning when an armed suspect approached him and demanded his money. 39 more words

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$30K reward offered for arrest in shooting death of Thomas Rolfes

UPDATE: The Crime Stoppers reward for solving the shooting death of Tulane graduate Thomas Rolfes is now $30,000. Crime Stoppers said the reward increase is thanks to donations from family, friends,  Kappa Sigma Fraterity alums and CLAYCO, the company for which Rolfes worked. 215 more words

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Bystanders hold down suspect after Jackson Square artist attacked

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Barbara Yochum, a painter who has been selling her wares in Jackson Square for 50 years, was attacked Monday morning on Frenchmen Street. 148 more words

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Important Changes to NOPD Disciplinary Policies

From time to time, I have written to say that it is important to take advantage of the FOP Legal Defense Plan when you find yourself accused in a formal disciplinary investigation.   935 more words

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'How would I have known?' Cardell Hayes' attorney responds to gun debate

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Wednesday evening, the attorney who is representing Cardell Hayes addressed many of the conflicting points in the investigation into former Saints player Will Smith’s shooting death. 332 more words

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#NOPD Asst. Supt. Arlinda Westbrook Should Resign

An article appeared on NOLA.com today (3/9/16), with accompanying video, wherein NOPD Assistant Superintendent Arlinda Westbrook was quoted as saying that if NOPD officers have been involved in a recent shooting that involved JPSO deputies that those officers would have been arrested on the spot. 483 more words

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FOP's week on Capitol Hill

This past week FOP representatives from across the nation flew to Washington DC for the annual “Day on the Hill” event where the FOP’s national legislative agenda is discussed with members of the House and Senate. 971 more words

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