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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Health officials: Syphilis cases in New Orleans rise at an alarming rate

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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, ...

Report: Louisiana policies help fuel HIV epidemic | Al Jazeera America

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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.

New Orleans experiencing a sharp rise in non-fatal shootings | New ...

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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 ...

Several big U.S. cities see homicide rates surge - USA Today

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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.

Feds slam New Orleans police over excessive force, racial profiling ...

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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...

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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.

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.

US: Louisiana Fuels HIV Epidemic | Human Rights Watch

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Dec 10, 2013 ... The AIDS death rate in Louisiana is more than double the US average. ... New Orleans police regularly interfere with sex workers who carry ... The southern United States has the fastest-growing HIV epidemic and the largest ...