Public Safety

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

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

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

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

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

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