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NOPD Announces Realignment of Commanders

March 28, 2014

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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