Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 819 South Broad Street, New Orleans, 70119-7418 LA
  • Chief:
Phone: (504) 822-8000
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Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office is located at 819 South Broad Street, New Orleans, 70119-7418 LA. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office phone number is (504) 822-8000.

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office News

OPSO recruiters were in Mississippi today talking to military personnel who are looking to build careers in corrections very soon. You too can be a part of the OPSO team. We're recruiting all day Friday (Oct. 26), and all day Monday-Wednesday (Oct. 29-31) at the OPSO administrative office, 2800 Perdido St. New Orleans. Come talk to us about building your career here.

Don't forget about the OPSO Job Fair today at the Orleans Justice Center. Recruiters will meet with you from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today to take your job application and brief you on the benefits, including a $3,500 pay raise starting Jan. 1, 2019. Can't make it tonight? Apply online at www.opso.us.

Sheriff Marlin Gusman and OPSO uniformed personnel joined other city leaders and law enforcement officers at the Blue Mass at St Peter Claver Catholic Church. The Mass is held every year to recognize public safety professionals and to honor fallen officers. Among the honorees was the late OPSO Lt. Rose Dillworth.

OPSO recruiters were at both the National Urban League/City of New Orleans Job Fair and the Job 1 Job Fair. if we missed you, no worries. You can always apply at www.opso.us.

The OPSO Honor Guard took part in opening festivities for the New Orleans Saints home opener in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Honor Guard represents the teamwork and precision that is part of the culture at the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office. Come join our team. Openings for Deputy Sheriff and other positions are posted at www.opso.us.

Today we rewarded a group of OPSO inmates who have displayed 50+ days of good behavior, with a surprise in-person visit with their families. “Donuts with Dad After School Snack” was a big success. The families and the inmates were both surprised and excited to see one another. Thanks to Shipley Do-Nuts Old Metairie for providing the donuts and to Shell for providing school supplies for the kids. The OPSO works hard every day to provide the best possible care for the inmates in our custody. It is a good day for everyone when we can reward them for their good behavior with events like this!

If you have a military background, we'd like to talk with you about becoming a deputy sheriff at the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office. Come to the next OPSO job fair 4 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Orleans Justice Center. 2800 Perdido St. New Orleans. Bring your discharge paperwork (DD-214 Form) to the job fair. We offer a competitive salary and another $3,500 pay raise is coming in January 2019. More information is at www.opso.us. Click on the “Careers at OPSO” tab.

Launch your law enforcement career with the #orleanssheriff. If you are at least 20; have a high school diploma or equivalent; no criminal record and the ability to complete law enforcement certifications, we want you on our team. Apply at www.opso.us

The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office is hiring deputy sheriffs. We have a new management model and offer better pay for deputies. If you start with the agency today and becomes Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified, you could earn $39,000 annually by the end of 2019. Find out more at our next job fair Thursday, May 31, 4-8 p.m. at the Orleans Justice Center, 2800 Perdido St., 3rd Floor, We want to talk to you if you are at least 20 years old and have a high school diploma. Bring a valid, state-issued identification card to the job fair.

You may have missed last week's 5K, but it is not to late to watch this video and learn about the OPSO Young Marines. If you know a young person who would benefit from this worthwhile organization, please contact the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office or visit www.opso.us.

We hope you will join us TOMORROW at 8am for the OPSO Young Marines 5K Walk, Run & Bike event! The race will benefit this amazing group of young people. Please watch this video to find out more about this worthwhile organization that changes kids lives! Learn more here: www.opso.us Sheriff Marlin Gusman

We hope you will join us this Saturday morning at 8am for the OPSO Young Marines 5K Walk, Run & Biking! Tag a friend or share this to help us spread the word. Sheriff Marlin Gusman. Learn more here: www.opso.us

Sheriff Marlin Gusman will join other officials at a Worship Service for Victims of Crime at 10 a.m. Sunday at the City of Love Church to kick off a week-long observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in New Orleans. Besides public officials, crime victims, survivors and crime victim advocates will gather for the worship service at the church, 8601 Palmetto St.

What: The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Job Fair Where: The Jackson Marriott Hotel in Downtown Jackson, MS When: Friday, April 6 from 3pm-10pm and Saturday, April 7 from 9am-6pm Learn More: http://opso.us

The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office is hosting a Job Fair! Where: The Jackson Marriott Hotel in Downtown Jackson, MS When: Friday, April 6 from 3pm-10pm and Saturday, April 7 from 9am-6pm Learn More: http://opso.us

Sheriff Marlin Gusman is hosting the 13th Annual Easter in the Park and a Day at the Zoo this Saturday, March 24, at Audubon Park Riverview from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be games, a bounce house, music, food and, of course, Easter Egg Hunts starting at 11 a.m. for children ages 1-5; and 11:45 a.m. for children ages 6-12. Be sure to register when you arrive to be eligible to receive a free pass to the Audubon Zoo. One pass admits 4 people!

The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office is recruiting deputy sheriffs to work at the Orleans Justice Center, which uses the “direct supervision” model to manage inmate behavior. Come to our next job fair at Thursday, March 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the OJC, 2800 Perdido St., 3rd Floor. The job fair continues Friday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Potential deputy recruits must be at least 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. If you meet these basic criteria, you are asked to bring a valid, state-issued identification card to the job fair. More information about the deputy sheriff position is posted at www.opso.us. Click on the “Careers at OPSO” tab.

Do you want to volunteer for the 43rd annual Sheriff’s Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration. Pre-register online at http://www.opso.us and may report to the Morial Convention Center on Thanksgiving Day between 9 – 9:30 a.m. Volunteers get four hours of community service.

Hey, kids! Be safe on the streets this Halloween. Make sure you go trick-or-treating with an adult. Stay on the sidewalk of well-lighted streets. Check for cars before crossing the street and only cross the street at corners. Happy Halloween!

This week is Red Ribbon Week, a time set aside by the Young Marines youth organization to encourage young people to lead positive, drug-free lifestyles. To observe Red Ribbon Week, the OPSO Young Marines Program is hosting a Red Ribbon Fair on Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Orleans Justice Center, 2nd Floor. In addition to the OPSO Young Marines, the fair will feature Young Marines units from Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes. Other attendees include representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the OPSO Day Reporting Center and the Louisiana National Guard Counterdrug Task Force. Dr. Corey J. Hebert, medical editor at WDSU-TV, is the guest speaker. Fitness trainer Terry Dixon will conduct a 30-minute workout session. OPSO employees, their family members and friends are invited to attend the fair. Refreshments will be served.

Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman and Compliance Director Gary Maynard will update the public on events, accomplishments, and challenges of the third quarter of this year at a community meeting which is scheduled to take place 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at the Professional Services Building on the campus of Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.

The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office will hold a community meeting from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at the Professional Services Building on the campus of Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd. OPSO leaders will discuss, jail operations, staff training and the new Travis Hill School located inside the Orleans Justice Center.

The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office is recruiting deputy sheriffs and corrections monitoring technicians (CMTs) to work at the Orleans Justice Center, which uses the direct supervision model to manage inmate behavior. The next job fair takes place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Orleans Justice Center, 2800 Perdido St., 3rd Floor Conference Room. Can't make it to the job fair? Apply online now at www.opso.us.

On Aug. 22 at 12:30 p.m, OPSO and @CrimestopperGNO host a non-denominational "Day of Prayer," a prayer service for the community, for law enforcement officer and for crime victims. We will meet in front of the Orleans Justice Center for a brief prayer service. If you miss the first prayer service, come anyway. We will start a new prayer every 15 minutes until about 2:15 p.m.