Our Programs

Our programs are a reflection of our ethos as an organization: efficient, effective, and accountable. Unwavering in our support, we use data-driven analysis and community partnerships to address complex challenges. From Federal government grants to the $5 Adopt-a-Cop donation, we ensure that every dollar makes a difference.

Adopt A Horse

The New Orleans Police Department’s Mounted Unit is one of the department’s most iconic divisions.  Visible in the historic French Quarter and at such high profile events as Mardi Gras, Super Bowls and many of the city’s numerous music festivals, the horses are an...

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Adopt-A-Cop

Throughout Carnival season, NOPD officers are on duty and working with a majority putting in 12-hour shifts in a police district or a minimum of 8-hour shifts along the parade route. Adopt-A-Cop Mardi Gras Support provides our Krewe in Blue with much needed hot meals,...

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Recruitment

The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation is committed to rebuilding NOPD's ranks with top quality candidates from around the country. In late 2013, NOPJF launched a state-of-the-art recruitment site (www.joinnopd.org). In 2014 NOPJF aggressively pursued a...

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K-9 Support

Meet Paco, the newest four-legged officer to join the ranks of NOPD! Paco is a highly trained dual purpose patrol functions and explosives detection canine. NOPJF was able to donate Paco to NOPD thanks to funds generously donated by members of the New Orleans...

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Tragedy Fund

Every day the men and women of the New Orleans Police Department put their own lives on the line to protect the safety of others. The Tragedy Fund is set aside for NOPD employees and their families when an officer experiences a loss of life or significant injury....

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SafeCam NOLA

SafeCam NOLA is an innovative community safety initiative that allows residents and businesses to partner with NOPD in the fight against crime. Citizen provided camera footage is increasingly becoming an invaluable asset to police, helping establish leads, identify...

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Adopt A Block

Adopt-A-Block is NOPJF's companion initiative to SafeCam NOLA. It is an innovative program that aims to increase the number of private security cameras in crime hot spots in New Orleans. Adopt-A-Block works with...

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Training

In the modern world, police officers are expected to display physical courage and smart tactics in unpredictable situations, enforce a complex body of law, and comply with NOPD’s rigorous internal policies. Split second decisions literally carry life and death...

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Tuition Assistance

The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation proudly supports the Tuition Assistance Program assisting New Orleans Police Officers and civilian employees in furthering their education at the university level. The Foundation recognizes the...

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Cops for Kids

The fight against crime requires much more than an effective criminal justice system. To secure a safe future for New Orleans, we as citizens must ensure that our city's youth are provided with positive pathways for development. Similarly, police community relations...

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