Law enforcement in the United States

January 03, 2018 - 2:23 pm
(AP) - Deputies at the New Orleans sheriff's office are getting pay raises this year. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that under the budget approved by the city council, base pay for deputies will rise by $2,000 on Friday. They'll receive another $1,500 annual salary boost on July...
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December 01, 2017 - 2:25 pm
(AP) _ Donors who give $1,000 or more to Special Olympics Louisiana are rappelling 25 stories down the side of a downtown New Orleans building Friday. The day-long event, called ``Over the Edge NOLA: S.W.A.T. Edition,'' is being co-hosted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and the Kenner...
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Jim Hanzo
November 14, 2017 - 11:32 am
The Slidell Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting in which one man was shot. It happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Monday when cops responded to the corner of Eight Street and Cleveland Avenue in reference to several gunshots. Officers located a man who had been shot. The victim...
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November 07, 2017 - 9:53 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two inmates have died in the past week after experiencing medical problems at the New Orleans jail. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday that 32-year-old Narada Mealey, from the suburb of Harvey, died Thursday. He was taken to a hospital on Oct. 29 after being...
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Jim Hanzo
October 04, 2017 - 9:57 pm
NOPD is on the scene of a shooting in the CBD. Reports of a man shot at Gravier and Magazine Streets. The shooting happened Wednesday evening around 9:20 p.m. The man was reportedly shot in the thigh and was taken to a local hospital. Another man has been arrested. No other information is available...
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July 14, 2017 - 9:35 am
(AP) - A security guard who authorities say pulled a woman over and pretended to be a law enforcement officer has been arrested. It's reported that 23-year-old Caleb Lymous was arrested Monday and charged with impersonation of a peace officer. Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Lt. Brennan Matherne...
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June 06, 2017 - 6:13 am
(AP) A Florida sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who authorities say pulled a handgun during a traffic stop. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told news outlets that a deputy clocked a motorcycle driving 112 mph Monday night near Lake Wales in central Florida. The deputy followed the motorcycle and...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:48 am
(AP) Authorities in Alabama say no weapon was recovered from a Metairie man fatally shot by a deputy on Interstate 10. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Mack said in a news conference that no gun was found on 35-year-old Johnathan David Victor or in his vehicle. Victor was shot by a deputy Friday and...
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