Field Operations Bureau
The Field Operations Bureau has the responsibility of providing police services to the public. In addition to providing a police response to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, the Operations Bureau has the responsibility for conducting all criminal investigations, protecting life and property, preparing incident reports, handling traffic assignments, providing proactive patrols and special assignments.
The two divisions within the Bureau are:
About the Deputy Superintendent
Robert Bardy was appointed Deputy Superintendent of Field Operations Bureau on August 22, 2014. Deputy Superintendent Bardy has been with the NOPD for over 40 years and has served as the Commander of the Sixth Police District since April 2006. Previously, Bardy served in various leadership positions throughout the NOPD including, Commander of the Seventh Police District, Platoon Sergeant of the Narcotics Section of the Criminal Investigations Bureau and Platoon Commander of the Drug Enforcement Task Force assigned to the Department of Justice. Over the years, Bardy has received numerous service awards including the Bureau of Governmental Research Award for Excellence in Innovation and the Charles E. Dunbar, Jr. Career Service Award in 2013. Bardy received a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1974.