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Sheriff Marlin N. Gusmaninvites the New Orleans community to join him for the 44th annual Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration on Nov. 22, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in Hall I-2, will bring the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office and local volunteers together for the holiday celebration.
Scheduled to include performances by Grammy Award winning artists Irma Thomas, the Thanksgiving Dinner will feature additional local music from Leo Nocentelli, James Andrews, Gina Brown, Earl Smith, Chucky C., Naydja Cojoe and more.
"We invite people from Orleans and the surrounding parishes to celebrate this family holiday tradition with us," said Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman, Orleans Parish Sheriff. "We look forward to coming together as a community to give thanks for the blessings we've received during the past year, all while enjoying a great meal and entertainment."
Volunteers are asked to pre-register online here and report on Thanksgiving Day between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. They will receive four hours of community service for the event. Citizens and volunteers in need of a ride to the event can call the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office at (504) 202-9215.
Free parking is available across from Hall I.
NEW ORLEANS - 10-22-2018
Lecture at Civil District Court
Are you interested in purchasing a foreclosed property at a Sheriff's auction? Do you have questions about the bidding process or how to pay for a winning bid?
Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman will answer these questions and more when he leads a seminar on how to purchase a foreclosed property at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in Room 319 (Jury Pool Room) at Civil District Court, 421 Loyola Avenue. In addition, Sheriff Gusman will offer tips on how to avoid foreclosure.
The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will prepare attendees to successfully bid at the Sheriff's auction, which takes place at noon every Thursday in the lobby of the Civic District Court building.
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Medical Inmate Advocate
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.504-202-9451
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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:
1-844-201-4312 or (504) 717-2279
Programs for Public Benefit
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. OPSOâs main focus is sixth graders through high-school.
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...
Programs for Inmates
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 Schoolsâ Alternative Learning Institute (South White Street Female Facility, juveniles held as adults, House of Detention, and Orleans Parish Prison)...
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.
Inmates who are considered low risk and who wish to work for the public good are assigned to Community Service, where they perform a number of civic tasks. The Community Service Division also works in partnership with...
This program is available to inmates in the House of Detention and the Warren McDaniels Transitional Workforce Center and will be expanding to other buildings as additional volunteers are gained. There is also a group...