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The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) has primary responsibility for law enforcement in ... New Orleans became a part of the United States on December 20, 1803 by virtue of ..... Throughout his a...

Report: Aggressive Police Tactics Contributing to New Orleans ...

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Dec 16, 2013 ... The report, "In Harm's Way," accuses New Orleans police of ... The problem stems from the police force's arbitrary enforcement of ... Along with aggressive police tactics, the report blames Louisiana's high HIV/AIDS rates on ...

How New Orleans became America's ground zero for HIV | Aeon ...

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Aug 15, 2014 ... A second hurricane is battering New Orleans, this time it is an HIV catastrophe ... to the southern states: where those problems are most prevalent, so is the virus. ... state government and other powers-that-be all seem like part of the show. ... Louisiana has the second-highest poverty rate in the country and ...

High HIV rate in New Orleans argues for a different approach on ...

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Dec 19, 2013 ... Maybe this store, part of a huge national chain, had stopped selling them ... problems with the New Orleans Police Department in a 2011 report, ...

State laws, police practices contribute to 'HIV epidemic ... - NOLA.com

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Dec 11, 2013 ... Report claims police unfairly arrest sex workers for carrying ... According to the report, Louisiana has the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the ... The Syringe Access Program, which was first opened as part of the ... the problem and criminalization of possession is still problematic.

State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users and HIV in New ...

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Dec 11, 2013 ... Some of the highest HIV-infection and death rates in the US are found in ... an important part of the US National HIV/AIDS Strategy, syringe access programs ... The New Orleans Police Department should immediately end this practice. ...... Rents have risen 45 percent since 2005, and the cost of an average ...

The police don't need to be added to list of potential ... - NOLA.com

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May 5, 2016 ... A person found guilty of intentionally exposing a civilian to the AIDS virus can be ... It's certainly not a higher incidence of violence against police officers. ... from the far more prevalent problem of the police wrongly hurting civilians. ... Two part- time deputies opened fire on a car they'd cornered and ki...

HIV rates in New Orleans — among the nation's highest | New ...

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Oct 1, 2013 ... Why New Orleans' HIV rates are among the nation's highest, and what to do about it. ... Rogers says one of the biggest problems is that people either don't ... " The CDC recommends HIV testing become a normalized part of care," ..... or High Water, Hillsong: Let Hope Rise, Hurricane on the Bayou, Kic...

88% of South African Police HIV-Positive - The New Observer

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Around 88 percent of all the active staff in the South African Police Services ( SAPS) are HIV-positive, ... AIDS is not the only problem plaguing the South African Police Services. ... “Significant” Rise in African Voodoo in London as Nonwhites Take over that City .... How Invaders Help the Invasion: Part II ...

New Orleans Searches For The Truth | FiveThirtyEight

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Jul 13, 2016 ... The problem that Landrieu is tackling is one that has plagued New Orleans ... But New Orleans's murder rate has been well above the national rate ... to the New Orleans Police Department, nearly 80 percent of murder ... But research has shown that violence more closely resembles a different model: HIV.

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Despite innovations in treatment, HIV rates still high, including in ...

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Dec 30, 2015 ... Scientific advances for HIV/AIDS have exploded in recent years, and doctors have ... Despite innovations in treatment, HIV rates still high, including in Baton Rouge and New Orleans ... But other risky behaviors are on the rise as well. ... sex are problems, and they know which communities they most affect.

Is Louisiana's 'AIDS exposure' statute outdated ... - NOLA.com

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Sep 15, 2015 ... AIDS and HIV laws were adopted in the 1980s and early 1990s amidst a ... In addition to a charge of home invasion, the Baton Rouge Police ... T-cells are white blood cells that fight disease as part of the body's immune response. ... with the highest rates of AIDS in the country, Esman said the state should ...

Mental breakdown led to fatal police-involved shooting ... - NOLA.com

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Jul 26, 2016 ... Christopher Olmsted's shooting death by New Orleans police ... a rising number of mentally ill people – in part because of reduced mental ... Mental disturbance calls, coded by police and 911 dispatchers as 103M calls, were up 21 percent in 2015 ... His wife said he took those prescriptions as sleep aids.