In addition to the Monitoring Team's public meetings, designated as "Public Meetings" below, the following Court Hearings (open to the public) will be held.  The court hearings will be held in the United States Courthouse, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans.  The Office of the Consent Decree Monitor, the NOPD, and the United States will be present.

The public is invited to attend each public meeting and court hearing.

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: 

Judge Susie Morgan will endeavor to review all public questions, and respond during upcoming NOPD Consent Decree Compliance court hearings.