Law enforcement

David Blake
October 03, 2017 - 1:18 pm
The latest survey by the Crime Coalition is out today, and it shows some mixed results. While 82 percent of people surveyed now say they feel safe in their own neighborhoods, the satisfaction rate with police is down to 51 percent, But, they found more residents are getting along better with cops,...
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October 02, 2017 - 6:47 am
(AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana police officer has been fatally shot after he responded to a call at a convenience store. News outlets report a Lafayette police officer was fatally shot at a Big Boy convenience store Sunday night. Master Trooper Brooks David with the Louisiana State Police says...
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October 01, 2017 - 2:52 pm
By Jeff Palermo An LSU political science professor finds proactive policing could be counter-productive as a deterrent to major crime. Christopher Sullivan studied a specific seven-week period when the New York Police Department halted aggressive policing against minor crimes and the data shows...
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September 19, 2017 - 9:16 am
(WWL.com) Four sheriff’s offices in Louisiana have filed lawsuits against drug companies and physicians for allegedly helping to grow the opioid crisis. Attorney David Laborde says the defendants have misrepresented the proper use of opioids which has led to an epidemic and an uptick in crime. "The...
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Scoot
August 28, 2017 - 10:23 am
Tuesday, August 29, is the 12th anniversary of the nightmare named “Katrina. With the threat of flooding in the New Orleans area still a real possibility, we have been fortunate enough to escape serious flooding, while a major city directly west of New Orleans is literally underwater. Houston has a...
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Chris Miller
July 29, 2017 - 7:06 pm
New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison issued a statement today rebuking comments made by President Donald Trump. Speaking Friday to police officers in Brentwood, New York, President Trump joked that police should not be "too nice" when dealing with suspected gang members and other...
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June 28, 2017 - 2:16 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law measures aimed at keeping both motorists and police officers safe during a traffic stop. One of the new laws set to go into effect August 1 is by Rep. Chad Brown (D-Plaquemine) and it requires driver’s education courses to teach soon to be drivers...
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Jim Hanzo
June 22, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Police say a man armed with an assault rifle is barricaded inside of an apartment in New Orleans East. The SWAT unit was called out just before 2 p.m. at the Lakewind East complex in the 5100 block of Bundy Road. According to the NOPD spokesman Aaron E. Looney, a Seventh District officer was in the...
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Scoot
June 02, 2017 - 10:35 am
Celebrities reap the benefits of their status in society, but they must also deal with the negatives that go along with that status. Tiger Woods once dominated as the number one golfer in the world. His athletic abilities combined with his appearance and personal charisma made Tiger Woods a...
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