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NEW ORLEANS - 07-09-2018

Eleven new recruits and three corrections monitoring technicians recently graduated from the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office training academy, after successfully completing their pre-service training class.

The new recruits and CMTs are now qualified to begin work immediately at the Orleans Justice Center.

They are:

  • Rayburn Joseph
  • Chad New
  • Zachary Evans
  • Kaylyn Williams
  • Jamie Marshall.
  • Linda Smith
  • Precious Solomon
  • Brittany McFadden
  • Kourtney Perry
  • Shaquan Smith
  • Mashawnda Schneider
  • Shydee Marks
  • Robin Jones and
  • Denise Preston

Read more: Sheriff’s Office holds graduation for new recruits, CMTs


OPSO Offers Police Cyclist Course June 18-21

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Officers from area law enforcement agencies are invited to participate in a four-day police cyclist training course at the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office June 18-21.

The four-day course will take place at the OPSO Training Academy, 819 S. Broad St. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Wednesday, June 20, when instruction will take place from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Each participating officer must have the following: mountain bike, helmet, water bottle, spare tube, full duty rig, eye protection (for day and night riding), patch kit, one pair of bike gloves, and a light system (head and tail lights).

The course will be taught by OPSO reservist Stanley Cosper, Sr., who is a certified instructor of the International Police Mountain Bike Association.

Tuition is $220 per officer and participants should bring a check for the course the morning of the first day. In other words, participants can register online now, and submit their tuition payment in person before the course starts on Mon. Jan. 18.

Click here to register by the June 11 deadline.


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If you have a medical question about an inmate, call the Medical Inmate Advocate at 504-202-9451.

The Medical Inmate Advocate is an experienced OPSO nurse who will investigate your concern and call you back. If you wish to provide medical information about an inmate, call the Medical Inmate Advocate. Medical confidentiality is maintained, but your concerns will be addressed.


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All family, friends, and attorneys should report immediately any information about inmate-against-inmate sexual abuse, sexual harassment or staff-against-inmate sexual relationships, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.  Help the OPSO promote sexual safety and report these incidents confidentially to our sexual abuse hotline:

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Young Marines

The OPSO chapter of the Young Marines is in partnership with the national Young Marines program. Youth under the age of 18 enroll for drill, games, field trips, and education.


West Bank Major Crime Taskforce

Deputies assigned to this task force focusing on major crimes and narcotics enforcement on the West Bank.

United States Marshals Task Force

OPSO also participates in US Marshal task force activities, focusing on the apprehension of violent criminals in the Greater New Orleans Area and monitors registered sex offenders in Orleans Parish.

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)

DARE is a school-based drug awareness and prevention program for youth. OPSO’s main focus is sixth graders through high-school.


Criminal Patrols

This program focuses on outstanding warrants for violent crimes. Persons wanted for violent crimes are targeted and arrested for public safety. This program is grant funded in partnership with the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and focuses on proactive crime prevention in high crime areas and the apprehension of wanted fugitives.

Day Reporting Center

The Day Reporting Center is a collaborative agreement between the New Orleans Sheriff Office and the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections. The New Orleans Day Reporting Center program strives...


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Transitional Workforce Center

Department of Corrections inmates who have eighteen months or less and a suitable record can end their sentence in the work release program at the TDC Transitional Workforce Facility.


Low Literacy to GED  Educational Services

These services are provided by our educational partners, the Orleans Parish Public Schools’ Alternative Learning Institute (South White Street Female Facility, juveniles held as adults, House of Detention, and Orleans Parish Prison)...


Intensive Incarceration

This program is in partnership with the Louisiana Commission for Law Enforcement and will shortly be introduced at the South White Street Female Facility. Female inmates will receive intensive drug treatment counseling and educational services.


HIV Counseling and Testing

This program is in partnership with the Office of Public Health. All incoming arrestees are offered HIV testing upon arrival. A trained nurse is on hand to counsel the patient on the results. As a matter of course, arrestees...


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OPSO is a State of Louisiana Department of Education certified GED testing facility. We give a monthly GED test for the public, and test inmate students within secure facilities approximately every two months or as students are ready.


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