REFORMING THE NOPD’S BIAS-FREE IMMIGRATION POLICY: A WHITE PAPER – SEPTEMBER 2014

Latino and immigrant community members have experienced widespread, systematic problems in which the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) engages in racial profiling to stop and arrest Latino community members, either through joint actions with federal immigration officials or unilateral actions against residents for the purpose of enforcing federal immigration law.

This white paper includes recommended reforms to the NOPD policy in accordance with core Constitutional principles, best community policing practices, and strong input from the community.

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White Paper – September 2014

Exhibit A – Current NOPD Immigration Policy

Exhibit B – Recommended revisions to NOPD Immigration Policy

Exhibit C – NOPD Call Log Confirming Call for Assistance for Hispanic Male and Border Patrol Called to Scene

Exhibit D – Criminal Court Docket Confirming NOPD Arrest for Driving While Unlawfully Present in 2011