NOPD officer suspended after alleged domestic abuse involving strangulation

The New Orleans Police Department has placed one of its officers on emergency suspension without pay after a Public Integrity Bureau investigation into allegations of domestic abuse.

The investigation began on January 27 after the PIB received a complaint. Carter was placed on administrative reassignment on May 25.

Monday, the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office filed a bill of information on Carter for criminal charges relative to domestic abuse battery involving strangulation and domestic abuse battery.

The PIB investigation is ongoing.

Carter is a 10-year veteran of the NOPD. He was most recently assigned to the Special Operation Division Tactical Unit.

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