Public Safety

Teens, ages 14 and 16, killed in fiery crash into Broadmoor salon ID’d by coroner

By Emily Lane

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 3, 2019

A 14-year-old and 16-year old were killed March 20 when the car they were in crashed into a Broadmoor...

Here’s the new NOPD police chief’s plans for the future

By Heath Allen

Source: WDSU

March 28, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson is laying out his plans for the police department’s future...

NOPD Chief Optimistic About Department’s Future

By Eileen Fleming

Source: WWNO

March 27, 2019

New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson delivered an optimistic assessment Wednesday of the department he’s led since mid-January. Chief...

NOPD’s New Chief Shares His Vision for a Safer New Orleans

March 27, 2019

The New Orleans Police Department’s new superintendent, Shaun Ferguson, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on his vision and...

NOPD faces ‘structural deficit’ from pay raises, overtime: Cantrell

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

June 15, 2018

To provide New Orleans police officers with a pay raise starting in 2018, former Mayor Mitch Landrieu tapped into an initial...

Covington police chief honored

By The Advocate

Source: The Advocate

May 17, 2018

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz has been selected to receive the Bureau of Governmental Research’s Excellence in Government 2018...

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz gets BGR award for opioid program

By Robert Rhoden

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 11, 2018

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz has received the Excellence in Government 2018 Innovation Award from the Bureau of Governmental Research...

Here’s how Convention Center can help fund New Orleans public safety plan

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

February 11, 2017

The $40 million public safety plan proposed recently by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and being considered by other New Orleans...

Major expansion of surveillance cameras in French Quarter, 20 hot spots

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

January 23, 2017

A massive expansion of the New Orleans Police Department’s surveillance capabilities, in both the French Quarter and 20 “hot...