Has the NOPD Substantially Improved? They May Be Consent Decree Compliant by July

March 25, 2021

In 2013, a U.S. Department of Justice investigation found that the New Orleans Police Department had established a pattern of unconstitutional policing, including regularly using unjustified force against citizens, making unlawful arrests without probable cause, and discriminating against BIPOC and LGBTQ+ individuals.  As a result of the investigation, a consent decree was put into place […]

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