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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD Reports and Records Requests

  • In accordance with the Louisiana Public Records Law, La. Rev. Stat. § 44:1, et seq., New Orleans Police Department strives to promptly release public records.
  • Citizens wishing to file a public records request may do so in person at the Records and Identification Division, located at 715 South Broad Street on the first floor.  Operating hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30-3:30pm. Preferably, you may also send an e-mail with your public record request to
  • Members of the media may submit an online request below. 

Submit a Media Public Records Request

Fee & Payment Rules 

 View our fee schedule for a complete list of fees and payment rules

Records Subject to Redaction or Not Releasable

In disseminating public records and information, we must comply with current laws that regulate the release of information which would expose an individual to public disgrace or would intrude upon the individual’s right to privacy.  To ensure that privacy concerns are protected and legal standards are met, report data is “redacted” prior to being made available to the public.  The following information will not be disclosed:
  1. Employee medical records
  2. Social Security Numbers
  3. Name, address, phone number, or identity of victims of sex offenses or minor victims of any crime
  4. Rap Sheets
  5. Identity of undercover officers or confidential informers
  6. Information which would reveal undercover or intelligence operations
  7. Juvenile Court records
  8. Work Product
  9. Job performance and Grievance records of public employees
  10. Misdemeanor records that have been expunged
  11. Records of Law enforcement agencies pertaining to pending criminal investigations and prosecution

Crime Data and Historic Records

Click here for crime data and records, including Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), 911 Calls for Service, City of New Orleans' Crime Map, Historical Crime Records and Customer Satisfaction Surveys

Request a Current Record 

Accident & Criminal Event reports should be available twenty (20) working days from the date of the incident.

Request For Initial Police Report

Online Accident Reports

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Last updated: 3/17/2016 2:53:18 PM

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