OPCD
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:

View prior Telecommunicator Awards Galleries:
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

For audio requests for telephone calls, radio dispatch tapes or Incident CAD printouts of calls, contact:

NOPD Records and Identification Division
Police Headquarters
715 S. Broad Street New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-658-5455  FAX: 504-658-5173


Orleans Parish Communication District
118 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
P: 504-671-3911
F: 504-671-3913
E: info@911nola.org