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Susan Hutson is New Orleans new sheriff.

Meet New Orleans’ new sheriff, Susan Hutson

Anna Dixon, Senior Staff Reporter December 15, 2021

On Dec. 11, Susan Hutson became the first Black woman elected to be Sheriff of Orleans Parish, defeating Marlin Gusman, who has held the position since 2004.    This is Hutson’s first elected...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg donates $200,000 to unseat New Orleans sheriff

Facebook’s Zuckerberg donates $200,000 to unseat New Orleans sheriff

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s political lobbying group has donated $200,000 to aid Susan Hutson in her bid to unseat longtime incumbent, Sheriff Marlin Gusman, in a runoff election that will conclude...


TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva April 18, 2018

On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force...

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