Public Safety

RSVP for Breakfast Briefing March 27, 2019

March 14, 2019

Join the Bureau of Governmental Research for a Breakfast Briefing with NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson on March 27 at...

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...