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...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Nov 9, 2015 ... For the better part of three decades, Dr. Stephanie Taylor has been helping ...
Health officials: Syphilis cases in New Orleans rise at an alarming rate ...
Louisiana ranks third in the country in the estimated HIV diagnosis rate, ...
Dec 10, 2013 ... A strip club on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans. ... in prison
partly explain why Louisiana's death rate from AIDS is nearly double ... fear of
police harassment for carrying condoms exacerbates the problem.
Mar 7, 2016 ... New Orleans experiencing a sharp rise in non-fatal shootings ... non-fatal
shootings over the first two months of 2016 —a 60 percent increase over the ... As
part as a new “bias-free immigration policy” the NOPD has enacted new ... WWL
reported that increased heroin use has also been a problem for local ...
Jul 10, 2015 ... Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn said the mounting homicide ... to achieve
status and growing distrust of police in some parts of the ... The number of
murders in 2015 jumped by 33% or more in Baltimore, New Orleans and St.
Louis. ... of the endemic problem of police brutality in the city and beyond.
Mar 18, 2011 ... New Orleans police officers used excessive force, failed to ... An insouciant
attitude toward real societal problems in part contributes to the problems at the
police ... we can't do something about the horrific murder rate," says Dee Harper,
... rise through the ranks, a move intended to professionalize the fo...