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Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Day Reporting Center Celebrates Graduation of 13 Individuals

Tuesday, March 20 1:00 - 3:00pm

The ceremony marks OPSO’s 28th graduating class

WHAT: Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman will officiate the graduation of 13 individuals from the New Orleans Day Reporting Center (NODRC). The ceremony marks the center's 28th graduation since the program's inception in 2009.

More than 620 individuals have successfully completed the requirements of the program, with the majority having already secured post-employment opportunities. In the last five years, 74 percent of the individuals enrolled in the program avoided revocation and completed their supervision of Probation and Parole period successfully.

The NODRC program is an alternative to incarceration, which teaches participants the skills and tools necessary to succeed as hardworking members of the greater New Orleans community. The graduating participants have undergone education, employment, substance abuse and anger management classes in addition to individual and group counseling sessions.
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018
WHERE: 819 South Broad Street New Orleans, LA 70119
WHO: Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman
Graduates of NORDC
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Sheriff Gusman to Host Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 24


Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman is inviting the public to his 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Audubon Riverview, also known as "The Fly" area behind Audubon Zoo.

The Easter Egg Hunt, which is free and open to the public, features games, music, and food starting at 10 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-5 begins at 11 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 6-12 begins at 11:45 a.m. Participants can turn in the eggs they find, in exchange for a candy gift bag.

Children and their parents are encouraged to arrive early and register to receive same-day, free admission to the Audubon Zoo.


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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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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...


GED Testing Center

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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Alcoholics Anonymous

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