NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas announced the following personnel changes effective Sunday, March 30, 2014:
Lieutenant Gary Marchese, who is currently Commander of the Homicide Unit, will be appointed Commander of the Third District;
Lieutenant Shaun Ferguson, who currently works in the Second District Investigative Unit, will be appointed Commander of the Fourth District;
Commander John Thomas, who is currently Commander of the Third District will be appointed Commander of the NOPD Crime Lab; and
Captain Brian Weiss, who is currently Commander of the Fourth District, will head up the new centralized NOPD Juvenile Section.
“A continual assessment of leadership personnel is a duty I take very seriously,” said NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas. “My senior leadership team and I will continue to monitor the performance of the entire department to ensure our officers are well-rounded and that our neighborhoods are receiving the best policing we can provide.”
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Public Affairs Division