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Many Americans rely on 911 for emergency response services.

OPINION | Too little, too late: Where Mayor Cantrell’s new dispatch program fails

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor August 26, 2021

In the United States, police departments have faced harsh criticism for being ill-equipped to handle mental health emergencies. Doctrines such as the “sheepdog mentality” train law enforcement...

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Policing Mardi Gras: TUPD prepares for the city’s biggest party of the year

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

When Mardi Gras’ main weekend commences, Broadway Street erupts. Hoards of people gather around fraternity houses, solo cups in hand, as music roars.  As a result, Tulane University Police position...

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I am not a threat

Frederick Bell, Contributing Writer February 19, 2020

The day started with a stressful presentation looming over my head.  It was for my major seminar class in political economy and had to be at least 30 minutes long. I got out of bed early around 7 a.m....

TUPD hires new police chief

TUPD hires new police chief

Deeya Patel, Associate News Editor November 7, 2018

On Oct. 15, the Tulane University Police Department swore in its new chief of police. Kirk Bouyelas, who has served the New Orleans Police Department for 31 years, will now head a group of more...

Undue use-of-force shows TUPDs power must be restricted

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Shea Dobson, Senior Staff Writer April 11, 2018

Tulane President Michael Fitts recently sent out an email to the student body addressing multiple anonymous complaints made against the Tulane University Police Department which allege the use of unnecessary...

Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer March 14, 2018

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Orleans Parish protects undocumented students, scrutinizes police interactions

Jordan Hall, Staff Writer September 21, 2017

Exactly one month after voting to allow undocumented immigrants to attend Orleans Parish schools, the school board has voted subsequently to protect its students further by scrutinizing police interactions...

Hashim Walters, mayor for the millennials

Hashim Walters, mayor for the millennials

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor September 14, 2017

During his sophomore year at Birmingham Southern College, Hashim Walters decided to run for mayor of New Orleans. Two years later, the 22-year-old is the youngest candidate in the 2018 mayoral race and...

Police must seek engagement, not intimidation with citizens

Police must seek engagement, not intimidation with citizens

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer September 14, 2017

Following a string of violent protests across the country, the Trump administration is looking to expand the military-grade resources available to police. The events leading up to this potential expansion...

Weekend Crime Report: September 8-10

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor September 11, 2017

Theft:  Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft at 5 p.m. Sunday. The reporting person said she brought a group on non-Tulane affiliated people into her room...

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Nile Pierre and Emily Fornof April 27, 2017

In 2016 there were "2,439 complaints that had to do with issues of race" within educational institutions according to the U.S. Department of Education.  In light of this statistic and the current...

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