is the administrative office of 9-1-1 for the city of New Orleans. This office was created by State Legislature in 1982. Primary responsibilities include the purchasing and the maintenance of equipment and provides training for new and experienced police, fire and emergency medical personnel. OPCD is proud to honor and highlight the achievements of these dedicated public servants who work continually to provide quality service to the citizens of New Orleans.

OPCD Mourns the Loss of Two Beloved Members 9-1-1 Poster Contest

The Orleans Parish Communication District mourns the loss of two 9-1-1 dispatchers within three days apart. Police Dispatcher Paulette Brown, 32 years of service, and Christine George, Police Call Taker, four years of service. We thank the 9-1-1 family across the country who has sent cards and well wishes. Together, we are 9-1-1 strong.   Read more

Telecommunicator News News & Special Announcements

Each year we take time to honor excellence in our field. View our Telecommunication awards over the years:

Telecommunicator Awards Galleries:
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

For audio requests for telephone calls, radio dispatch tapes or Incident CAD printouts of calls, contact the NOPD Records and Identification Division, Police Headquarters
715 S. Broad Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-658-5455 
FAX: 504-658-5173

Surcharge Remittance Form
The National Hurricane Center
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Weather Service - New Orleans
Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Real-time Traffic Cameras
The Weather Channel

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Meeting Notices:

The Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Parish Communication District will hold its regular quarterly meetings in 2014:
March 11
June 10
September 9
November 18
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Orleans Parish Communication District    
118 City Park Avenue     New Orleans, LA 70119

P: 504-671-3911  F: 504-671-3913