The Consent Decree expressly contemplates the meaningful involvement of the community. Specifically, Paragraph 461 of the Consent Decree provides that the monitoring team "shall meet with community stakeholders to explain the Monitor's reports, to inform the public about the Agreement implementation process, and to hear community perspectives of police interactions."
The Monitoring Team held its last public meeting on March 7, 2023. Click here to view the recording.
IT IS ORDERED that a status conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. The Monitor will present to the Court regarding the status of implementation of the NOPD Consent Decree and the Monitor’s current observations, findings and recommendations in accordance with Paragraph 463 of the Consent Decree. The presentation will focus on the Monitor’s recent NOPD Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) Report, and the Monitor’s report on the PIB investigation into Officer Jeffrey Vappie.
This NOPD Consent Decree status conference is open to the public.
AND WILL BE HELD IN THE UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE: Courtroom of Judge Susie Morgan, Room C-316, 3rd Floor, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA
If you would like to provide your feedback, comments, or questions regarding the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Consent Decree to the Court or Monitoring Team please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of the Consent Decree Monitor (OCDM) conducts quarterly meetings following the release of each progress report to ensure that citizens are aware and informed of implementation of the Consent Decree and the policies and procedures resulting from implementation.
All quarterly meetings will be open to the public and held in ADA accessible venues. Quarterly meetings are noticed via print and electronic media.
Any person who requires language interpretation or special communication accommodations is encouraged to contact the Consent Decree Monitor at 504.529.5075 or via email at email@example.com a minimum of 5 working days prior to the meeting. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.
For individuals with disabilities, assistive services or copies of public documents can be provided in an alternate format. Please call 504.529.5075 a minimum of 5 working days prior to the meeting. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.
The OCDM may conduct special meetings as needed to ensure that the public is informed of the implementation of the Consent Decree and the resulting policies and practices of the NOPD. All special meetings will be open to the public and held in ADA accessible venues. Special meetings will be noticed via print and electronic media.