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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Officer Arrested on Rape, Sexual Battery Charges

April 18, 2013

A New Orleans Police Officer was placed on Emergency Suspension without Pay last night after being arrested for allegedly raping and inflicting sexual battery on a 15-year-old girl. 

Desmond Pratt was picked up last night by Public Integrity Bureau detectives, and booked at Central Lock-Up with Forcible Rape and Sexual Battery.    

Pratt was most recently assigned to the Sixth District and joined the NOPD in 1997.     

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Contact:  Remi Braden

rabraden@nola.gov

 
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