New Orleans police reform NOPD Reform Plan Could Be National Standard By Eileen Fleming • Jul 25, 2012 Erin Krall / WWNO Attorney General Eric Holder has released more than 100 pages of policy changes designed to reform the New Orleans Police Department. The consent decree filed in federal court comes after a scathing assessment of the troubled police force. Attorney General Announces NOPD Reforms By Eileen Fleming • Jul 24, 2012 Tyler A. Gamble / New Orleans Mayor's Office Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to New Orleans to announce sweeping reforms to be implemented in the city’s troubled police department. The changes are outlined in a detailed consent decree.