details en Federal Judge Rules On Off-Duty NOPD Details <p>A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the new system of police off-duty paid details, siding with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration.</p><p>The new policy is a major piece of a wide-ranging consent decree between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice, aimed at overhauling the police department.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:55:35 +0000 Associated Press 58051 at Sheriff’s Office wants to hire outside manager for paid details <p>Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman confirmed Friday that he is working to outsource the management of the lucrative off-duty private security details available to his deputies.</p><p>In a written statement, Gusman said that &ldquo;the Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is reviewing a plan that involves a third party to assist with the handling of detail assignments,&rdquo; but nothing has been decided.</p><p>Gusman said that his office is &ldquo;working to update many of our policies and reporting rules to increase the efficiency and accountability of the paid detail program.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:36:59 +0000 Tom Gogola | The Lens 13386 at