New Orleans Police increase traffic enforcement in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police Department traffic division increased its presences in New Orleans East for driver safety by teaming up with the NOPD Seventh District. For the month of May officers wrote more than 1,000 citations for traffic violations and arrested over one dozen people for DWI. NOPD announced a partnership with the Louisiana State Police that will allow LSP to work on New Orleans interstates.

Traffic Division Enforcement in Seventh District in May 2015:

  • Traffic citations issued—1,113
  • DWI arrests—16
  • Misdemeanor arrests—10
  • Auto accidents—29
  • Hit and run accidents—13

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