Ronal Serpas

David Blake
February 19, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Serpas: Dangerous for media, public to jump to conclusions about police-involved shooting The investigation into the Canal Street shooting in which five innocent bystanders were wounded Sunday night remains in the early stages, but some people are already drawing negative conclusions about actions...
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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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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 14, 2017 - 12:07 pm
Crime in New Orleans. Those four words have become inexorably linked in our local lexicon. But should they be? I had an interesting conversation with former NOPD superintendent turned Loyola professor Ronal Serpas and he shared some interesting insights. Among my takeaways: To think that the crime...
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WWL-TV
Chris Miller
May 04, 2017 - 5:32 pm
Former New Orleans Police Superintendent Richard Pennington has died, WWL-TV reports. The TV station reports Pennington, 69, died in Atlanta, after suffering declining health, according to Ronal Serpas, a deputy chief under Pennington at the NOPD. Pennington lead an overhaul of the New Orleans...
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