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David Blake
January 18, 2019 - 11:55 am
New Orleans Police has a new chief. Shaun Ferguson was sworn in as the new superintendent of the NOPD this morning at Gallier Hall. The 24-year-veteran of the NOPD ranks thanked God, his family, Mayor LaToya Cantrell and more. ''Thank you once again for this opportunity, I look forward to working...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 15, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The New Orleans Police Department has a new leader. Chief Michael Harrison is leaving to take the top job in Baltimore, and Mayor LaToya Cantrell has selected Shaun Ferguson to be the new NOPD chief. Ferguson, a New Orleans native, has been on the force for 21 years; and Cantrell described him as “...
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David Blake
January 14, 2019 - 5:38 pm
The appointment of Shaun Ferguson as the new Police Superintendent for New Orleans is for the most part being praised by city officials and the president of the New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission. Rafael Goyeneche says the important progress on the federal consent decree should not be lost...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 14, 2019 - 10:22 am
We know who will be the next Chief of the New Orleans Police. Mayor LaToya Cantrell named a native of the Lower 9th Ward to take over the NOPD after leading two districts and the training academy. "Commander Shaun Ferguson is a man that I met as a community leader right here in the city of New...
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Newell Normand
January 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We recently got the news that NOPD Chief Michael Harrison had agreed to become Baltimore's new police chief. I admit it…I'm biased. I like the job Chief Harrison has done. I like the work that he did. I liked working with him. I give him a big thanks for his years of service, not only for the New...
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Don Ames
January 09, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Outgoing New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison appeared on the WWL's Newell Normand show today. The chief said much thought went into his decision to leave New Orleans to take the top cop job in Baltimore. "You know, I was looking at my past, my present and then now my future. It's what caused...
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Chris Miller
January 09, 2019 - 12:43 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell will have to appoint a new police chief, with Michael Harrison departing for Baltimore. She may have her work cut out for her. Finding someone to lead the city's main crime fighting agency is a major appointment for the mayor. New Orleans Metropolitan Crime...
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Chris Miller
January 08, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Success with New Orleans crime fighting has attracted attention to police chief Michael Harrison, and now Baltimore wants him to do for them what he's done for the NOPD. Harrison is leaving New Orleans to become Baltimore's police commissioner. The Maryland city liked what has happened to the NOPD...
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Chris Miller
January 08, 2019 - 12:49 pm
City officials today have been responding to the surprise announcement that New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison is leaving the department to lead the Baltimore Police. New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams: "I have known Michael since he was a young officer with black...
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Chris Miller
January 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
The city of Baltimore is hiring New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison to be police commissioner in Baltimore. In a statement from Baltimore officials, Harrison said, "I’m honored by Mayor Pugh’s confidence in my abilities and approach and look forward to getting to Baltimore in the...
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