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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD 8th District News and Info

April 10, 2014

- Enjoy a Performance of Warhorse at the Saenger and Support the NOPD Mounted Unit at the Same Time

- French Quarter Fest Information

- NOPD Citizen’s Police Academy

- Crime News and Videos Uploaded on You Tube

- City Hosts Free Paper Shredding Event

- VoCal (Volunteers Can Lead) Program Seeks Volunteers for the 8th District

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- Register Your Surveillance Cameras with the NOPD

- Register Your Bicycle with the NOPD

- Facebook, Nola Ready, Filming Notifications and COPS 8

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- No Stopping Zones on Royal, Bourbon and Iberville Streets

- 311 Complaint Line

 

 

Enjoy a Performance of Warhorse at the Saenger and Support the NOPD Mounted Unit at the Same Time

Please join NOPD for a performance of WarHorse at the Saenger Theatre, May 13-18, 2014. Special discounts are available for Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evening performances. A portion of these ticket sales will be donated directly to the NOPD Mounted Division.

To purchase tickets and for more information, visit; www.eventusher.com  Password: NOPD

 


French Quarter Festival Information

--Website: http://fqfi.org/frenchquarter

--Traffic Advisory: http://clicks.skem1.com/preview/?c=15553&g=13431&p=e6c556f64e68e2f35f877a7280f173e2

--NOPD Deployment for Event: http://www.fox8live.com/story/25209202/record-crowds-expected-for-french-quarter-fest-2014

French Quarter Fest neighborhood access passes are available to be picked up at the 8th District Station, located at 334 Royal Street. Residents should present an ID bearing their French Quarter address. Businesses should provide a typed letter bearing the businesses' letterhead with how many passes are needed. Employees should present a work ID or a check stub from their place of employment.

Under no circumstances will vehicular traffic be allowed to jeopardize the safety of pedestrians. Additionally, the pass does not authorize on-street parking.

 

NOPD Citizen’s Police Academy Starts in April

Consider participating in this important endeavor; you will gain a better understanding of the responsibilities and challenges the NOPD has, gain knowledge of how the criminal justice system works and form partnerships with citizens across the City. Please view the attachment for more information.

http://clicks.skem1.com/preview/?c=15553&g=13009&p=65bc43db193c0c783d48e446004bcf2d&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NEWORLEANSPOLICEDEPARTMENT

 

Crime News and Videos Uploaded on You Tube

--Visit our You Tube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/NOPD8DIU

--Entergy Disconnect Scam: http://www.wwltv.com/news/consumer/Action-Report-Utility-Disconnect-Scam-Spreads-253626481.html

--Possible Windows XP Support Scams: http://www.fox8live.com/story/25182680/customers-warned-to-watch-for-windows-xp-support-scams

--Heartbleed Bug: What You Need to Know:  http://www.wdsu.com/money/Heartbleed-bug-What-you-need-to-know/25393778

--Suspect Arrested for Theft From Bourbon Street Bar: http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2014/04/maintenance_employee_accused_o.html#incart_river

--Suspect Sought in French Quarter Shooting (Public Information Office): http://clicks.skem1.com/preview/?c=15553&g=13633&p=e6c556f64e68e2f35f877a7280f173e2&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SuspectSoughtinFrenchQuarterShooting-PublicInformationOffice

--Vehicle Burglary, 600 block of Dumaine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JPbaOZ5e04&feature=share&list=UUSfqE1wp6aI-mVpqHIpKrxg

--Simple Robbery, 800 block of Canal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INgXFvC2A5s&feature=share&list=UUSfqE1wp6aI-mVpqHIpKrxg&index=1

 

City Hosts Free Paper Shredding Event

http://clicks.skem1.com/preview/?c=15553&g=13695&p=e6c556f64e68e2f35f877a7280f173e2

 
VoCal (Volunteers Can Lead) Program Seeks Volunteers for the 8th District

The Volunteers Can Lead (VoCal) Program offers residents the opportunity to volunteer their time and skills to assist the 8th District by providing tourist information for visitors at the Eighth District Station. For more information, visit:  http://www.nola.gov/nopd/volunteer/.   

 

Register Your Surveillance Cameras with the NOPD

SafeCam NOLA is a NOPD initiative to enlist the help of community members in the fight against crime. Citizen-provided security camera footage is increasingly becoming an invaluable asset to NOPD, helping establish leads and identify perpetrators. By voluntarily registering your contact information with NOPD, detectives will know how to reach you if a crime occurs in the vicinity of your property. 

Registering your information does not provide NOPD with direct access to your camera. NOPD will only contact you if they believe your camera could contain evidence relevant to a criminal investigation. Evidence provided by your camera could mean the difference between bringing a perpetrator to justice versus leaving a crime unsolved.

--To register your surveillance camera(s), visit: http://safecamnola.com/

--Safe Cams 8 Link for Shopping for Security Cameras: http://safecas8cameraquestions.blogspot.com/

--VCC Guidelines:  http://vcccamguide.blogspot.com/

 

Register Your Bicycle with the NOPD

Registering your bicycle is simple and easy. A money order in the amount of $3.00 is required, to cover the cost of printing the license decals. The receipt from the purchase of the bike or a notarized statement of ownership is necessary. The bicycle must also be available for inspection before receiving the registration decal.

We now offer the following options for you to register your bicycle with the NOPD:

--Register at the 8th District station, located at 334 Royal Street, by appointment (email jrwilliams@nola.gov  or 504-658-6722).

--Register at NOPD Headquarters, located at 715 South Broad Street, Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm.

 

Facebook, Nola Ready, Filming Notifications and COPS 8

--If you utilize social networking sites, follow us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Orleans-Police-8th-District/123444804371660.

--Sign up for NOLA Ready, the City’s emergency alert system, at: http://new.nola.gov/ready/.

--Sign Up for Filming Notifications at: http://www.filmneworleans.org/.

--Citizens Organization for Police Support of the 8th District (COPS 8), is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancement and improvement of the 8th Police District and its officers. If you would like to volunteer your time or donate, visit their website: http://www.cops8.org/.

--If you have a QOL complaint or concern, contact Officer Shereese Harper at srharper@nola.gov  and Officer Dave Liang at dliang@nola.gov or 504-658-6722.

--If you would like more information on safety tips, presentations or would like us to participate in a community meeting or event, contact Sergeant Jonette Williams at jrwilliams@nola.gov or 504-658-6722.

 

No Stopping Zones

The following blocks are designated as NO STOPPING zones, Sunday through Saturday, from 6pm to 6am:

--100 block of Royal Street

--100 block of Bourbon Street

--700 block of Iberville Street

Illegally parked vehicles are subject to being ticketed and/or towed.

 

NOLA 311 for Non-Emergency Service Requests

Currently, NOLA 311 handles the following types of requests:

  • City Assisted Evacuation registration
  • Code Enforcement complaints
  • DPW Maintenance: manhole cover maintenance, pothole/roadway surface repair, road shoulder repair, sidewalk repair (public property), and street flooding/drainage issues
  • DPW Parking: abandoned vehicles
  • DPW Traffic: street lights, street signs, traffic signs, traffic signals, and road surface marking
  • Sanitation: dead animal pickup, illegal dumping, large item pickup, trash/garbage pickup, residential recycling

NOLA 311 will continue to integrate additional departments and services. 311 customer service agents can assist callers with contacting city departments such as Finance, Safety and Permits, Mosquito and Termite Control, as well as a number of other departments.

Dial 311 (from any phone based in New Orleans) or Email: 311@nola.gov

 
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Last updated: 6/25/2014 3:17:59 PM

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