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DOJ will not file charges against officers who killed Adolph Grimes III

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After 16 months under a federally mandated consent decree aimed at implementing major reforms, the New Orleans Police Department continues its work to recruit and

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NOPD manpower woes impacting local justice system
The New Orleans Police Department’s highly publicized manpower shortage continues to impact day-to-day work and life in New Orleans as the Landrieu administration struggles to beef up the embattled department ...
NOPD makes some progress, according to IG report
The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Wednesday released a report titled “Performance Audit of the New Orleans Police Department Central Evidence & Property Section (CE&P).” OIG auditors ...
Council approves a 5% pay raise for NOPD
Despite a recommendation by the city’s Civil Service Commission that the NOPD get a 10 percent pay raise — the first installment of a 20 percent pay raise spread out ...
Sen. Landrieu will win if we vote for our interests & other runoff recommendations
The December 6, 2014 election will be tighter than the political pundits suggest. Any Democratic candidate who earned 45 percent of the vote in Republican Jefferson Parish and over 80% ...
Opponents of N.O. schools facilities tax millage on December 6 ballot, file lawsuit
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With a freshly filed lawsuit and a suspiciously cancelled board meeting, controversy surrounding a vote on a proposition to repurpose a schools facilities tax millage continues ...
IG report slams NOPD’s handling of sexual assault cases
A report released on November 12 by New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux painted an unflattering picture of the department's Special Victims Section detectives' handling of sexual assault cases over ...
N.O. goes on the attack against domestic violence
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer National research ranks Louisiana among a handful of states with the highest rates of male-on-female violence in the United States. Figures—taken from 21 police jurisdictions across the ...
Questions linger about public safety as La. state troopers depart
As the Halloween weekend approach­ed, about 50 state troopers and public safety officers were preparing to leave New Orleans after a four-month stint patrolling the French Quarter and other parts ...

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