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OPSO Activates Storm Plan

NEW ORLEANS - 07-12-2019

The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office has activated its hurricane preparedness plan for Tropical Storm Barry.

  • OPSO has released 62 inmates charged with low-level offenses, pursuant to a standing court order to release certain detainees in a storm emergency.
  • Inmates housed at the Temporary Detention Center (TDC) have been relocated to the Orleans Justice Center (OJC).
  • Staffing levels inside OJC are good. Security staff at TDC has been assigned to the OJC. Court deputies have also been assigned to the OJC.
  • Generators have been fueled and are ready in case of a power loss.
  • The OPSO Visitation Center closes at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, and will be closed Saturday, July 13.
  • All OPSO employees should login to the Employee Section for the latest information. The login is found in the upper right corner of this page. When clicked the user will be prompted for a username and password which is as follows:
    • Username: Last Name + First Initial + MMDD of DOB. Ex: smithj1023
    • Password: Last 4 of SSN

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