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Public meetings to select an NOPD Consent Decree court monitor

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New Orleans, La.- The public gets a chance to watch as the city of New Orleans and the Department of Justice select a company or individuals to monitor the progress of the New Orleans Police Department under the Consent Decree.

The selection committee has schedule five public meetings to selection the monitor.

Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.

All meetings will be held in the St. Charles Room or the Bienville Room at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome, 1500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.

Last year, companies and individuals were invited to submit proposals for the multi-million dollar contract.

The Consent Decree Court Monitor will oversee and evaluate the NOPD and report back to the court and the public as the department implements the Federal Consent Decree over a four year period.

The public is invited to provide comments, in writing, regarding the process or the selection of the Monitor. Comments may be e-mailed to City Attorney Richard Cortizas at Please note "Re: NOPD Consent Decree Court Monitor" in the e-mail subject line. Comments also may be mailed or hand-delivered to the following address:


City Attorney

City of New Orleans

Re: NOPD Consent Decree Court Monitor

1300 Perdido Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

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