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Agency: NOPD

New Orleans Police Department Documenting and Reporting of Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) documenting and reporting of rapes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR Program) f ...

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Law Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the Law Department, which provide in-house legal counsel for the City. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine taxpayer costs associated with the Law Department's role in th ...

DWI Case Processing: Arrest, Prosecution, and Adjudication of Misdemeanor DWI Offenses

The New Orleans Office of Inspector (OIG) evaluated Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) case management at Traffic Court in Orleans Parish from arrest through prosecution, sentencing, and case closing. The goal of this evaluation was to examine how the New Or ...

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New Orleans Police Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) from 2008 to 2012. The purpose of this review was to provide policy makers and the public with a complete picture of NOPD spending and perf ...

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Letter to New Orleans Police Department RE: 8th District Theft Statistics

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to commend the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) 8th District for rapidly improving the reporting of crime in its area of responsibility.

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New Orleans Police Department Central Evidence & Property Section

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Central Evidence and Property section policies and procedures.The objective of the performance audit was to evaluate the internal ...

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Documentation of Sex Crime Investigations by Five Detectives in the Special Victims Section of the New Orleans Police Department

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed 90 sex crime related reports that were obtained by the OIG's Audit Division during the course of a previous report. In the course of that review, the Investigations Division identified detectives ...

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Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: The Purchase of Body Cameras for the New Orleans Police Department

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Landrieu expressing support for the purchase of body cameras for the New Orleans Police Department.

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New Orleans Police Department's Uniform Crime Reporting of Robbery

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) process for the period June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013. The objective of the audit was to determi ...

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New Orleans Police Department Payroll

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited New Orleans Police Department payroll from December 30, 2012 through April 6, 2013. Auditors tested the operating effectiveness of payroll, overtime, and paid detail processes specifically related ...

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New Orleans Police Department Staffing and Deployment: Meeting the Demand of Citizen Calls for Service with Existing Resources

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) force structure, focusing on the department's staffing and deployment to answer citizen-generated calls for service. The objectives of ...

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Letter to Members of the Orleans Delegation RE: the Inspector General's Opposition to HB 430

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote members of the Orleans delegation to the Louisiana State Legislature to express his opposition to HB 430, which added an exclusion to La. R.S. 44:11 for virtually all personnel records of law enforce ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Uniform Crime Reporting of Forcible Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) process for the period June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013. Forcible Rape was selected for testing ba ...

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New Orleans Police Department Grants

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) grant expenditures between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012. The objective was to test grant controls, test grant compliance, and searc ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Early Warning System

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) early warning (EW) program. The purpose of this review was to determine if the EW program was implemented according to experts’ recommendati ...

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Improper Classification of Crime Reporting by the New Orleans Police Department 8th District

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigated whether the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) 8th District improperly classified crime statistics. The investigation revealed the misclassification of at least 177 incidents during the ti ...

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Security Taxing Districts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of New Orleans Security Taxing Districts to examine the reasons for the formation of security taxing districts, document key characteristics of the security districts, evaluate security ...

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Inquiry into New Orleans Police Officer Edwin Hosli to Coordinate Red Light Camera Detail

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation into the facts surrounding how New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) 8th District Commander Edwin Hosli obtained the “detail” to manage the review of traffic camera violation imag ...

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New Orleans Police Department Field Interview Data January through June 2011

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an inspection of the NOPD’s field interview data (information obtained during NOPD officer stops of suspicious persons, also known as “stops and frisks”) reported from January to June 2011 at the ...

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Arrest and Detention Policies for Non-Violent and Traffic Offenses

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated policies and practices of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff), the New Orleans Municipal Court, and the City Attorney’s Office relating to the ...