NOPD Reports and Records Requests
In accordance with the Louisiana Public Records Law, La. Rev. Stat. §44:1 , et seq., New Orleans Police Department strives to promptly release public records.
Click the button below to use our online system to submit a Public Records Request to the City of New Orleans. You may wish to search our publicly released records and documents at this address as well.
If you are a member of the media seeking police information, please select NOPD – Media from the Department drop-down menu.
You can also submit in person at the Records and Identification Division, located at 715 South Broad Street on the first floor. Operating hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30-3:30pm.
Fee & Payment Rules
View our fee schedule for a complete list of fees and payment rules.
Records Subject to Redaction or Not Releasable
In disseminating public records and information, we must comply with current laws that regulate the release of information which would expose an individual to public disgrace or would intrude upon the individual’s right to privacy. To ensure that privacy concerns are protected and legal standards are met, report data is “redacted” prior to being made available to the public. The following information will not be disclosed:
- Employee medical records
- Social Security Numbers
- Name, address, phone number, or identity of victims of sex offenses or minor victims of any crime
- Rap Sheets
- Identity of undercover officers or confidential informers
- Information which would reveal undercover or intelligence operations
- Juvenile Court records
- Work Product
- Job performance and Grievance records of public employees
- Misdemeanor records that have been expunged
- Records of Law enforcement agencies pertaining to pending criminal investigations and prosecution
Crime Data and Historic Records
Click here for crime data and records, including Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), 911 Calls for Service, City of New Orleans' Crime Map, Historical Crime Records and Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Request a Current Record
Accident & Criminal Event reports should be available twenty (20) working days from the date of the incident.
City of New Orleans Open Public Records
Online Accident Reports