Law enforcement

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 05, 2017 - 11:33 am
The New Orleans Independent Police Monitor says the New Orleans Police Department may be putting officers and the public at risk with the use of conducted electrical weapons (CEW), often referred to as Tasers. "It appears that NOPD officers do not consistently provide warning and time to comply...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:48 am
The NOPD is seeking to locate, identify and interview two individuals seen on surveillance video walking in the 800 block of Chartres Street in connection with the hit-and-run dragging death of Joshua Woodruff, a Nebraska tourist visiting New Orleans for New Year celebrations in 2015. Woodruff was...
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David Blake
November 22, 2017 - 4:39 pm
The fight against crime in New Orleans continues the move, increasingly, high tech! The new crime monitoring center is open for business, and growing. The city has already installed 80 surveillance cameras and 32 license plate readers. They're trying to tackle crime-fighting in real time. Homeland...
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Jim Hanzo
November 17, 2017 - 3:44 pm
A swat roll ended this afternoon after police earlier had surrounded a home in the 2000 block of Selma St. in Gentilly. It's reported that the suspect came out of the home and surrendered and taken into police custody. A man had barricaded himself inside the home.
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Jim Hanzo
November 17, 2017 - 1:19 pm
NOPD has declared a swat roll in the 2000 block of Selma St. in Gentilly. It's reported that a man has barricaded himself inside of a home with 3 other juveniles. A large police presence is on the scene.
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November 10, 2017 - 6:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A police interrogation of a Kansas City man charged with drug and gun offenses ended prematurely when an investigator was driven from the room by the suspect’s excessive flatulence. A detective reported that when asked for his address, 24-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. “leaned to...
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Jim Hanzo
November 08, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Three Louisiana State Police troopers have been suspended, accused of claiming extra-duty hours they never actually worked. A statewide highway traffic enforcement program was also suspended as a criminal investigation into the matter began. Louisiana State Police superintendent, Col. Kevin Reeves...
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Chris Miller
November 03, 2017 - 6:03 pm
New Orleans Police today released security video taken from the scene near where an officer was shot and killed last month. Superintendent of Police Michael Harrison said they want to give as full an accounting as possible of the incident, in which an NOPD cop shot the suspected cop-killer. Video...
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