• Head of New Orleans police academy to be next chief

    5 monthes ago - By National Post

    NEW ORLEANS - The head of New Orleans' police academy will be the city's next police chief, the mayor announced Monday.
    Cmdr. Shaun Ferguson's promotion to superintendent will mean “we can make the best transition possible,” Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a livestreamed news conference.
    He will replace Superintendent Michael Harrison, who announced last week that he is retiring Friday after 27 years in the department and four years as superintendent to become police chief in Baltimore.
    Ferguson said that under Harrison, “We have come a long way. There is much work that is still needed to be...
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  • Head of New Orleans police academy to be next chief

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' mayor has introduced the head of the city's police academy as its next police chief. Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a livestreamed news conference Monday that Shaun Ferguson's appointment will allow a prompt transition. Ferguson says there's a lot of work needed to improve the department but it has...
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