Public Safety

BGR Analyzes Jefferson Tax Renewals on the Ballot

Overview BGR examines four dedicated property tax millages on the ballot for renewal in Jefferson Parish. Voters will decide the proposed renewals on March 27, 1999.  All four of the propositions provide for the continuation of basic services such...

BGR Analyzes State and Local Ballot Items

Overview This report provides a short analysis of the potential creation of three separate neighborhood-based special tax districts and a recommendation on two proposed amendments to the State Constitution. The neighborhood districts will provide additional funding for enhanced security...

Consolidating Multiple Police Forces in New Orleans

Overview This report provides an analysis and recommendations on consolidation of the six major police forces operating in the City/Parish. It recommends measures short of full-scale consolidation of all forces.