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Weekly Incident Report - Week Ending 27 January 2023

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27 January 2023

Weekly Incident Report - Week Ending 27 January 2023

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Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office requests bids for new jail management system and other operational improvements

NEW ORLEANS - 12-21-2022

The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office today issued three requests for proposals (RFP) to upgrade three systems that are essential to efficient operations of the jail. The agency is seeking to overhaul its jail management system, case management system and resident grievance, commissary and tablet system.

OPSO is seeking an automated resident information management system to perform comprehensive jail functions like managing resident booking, processing and classification information and storing medical history. An updated case management system will serve to automate the processes used to track investigations of residents and employees, which have been done manually for the past decade.

A third RFP is seeking bids for systems that will serve the resident population, specifically the grievance and commissary system. In a first for the Sheriff's Office, that same RFP asks bidders to propose a system or program for introducing the use of tablets for residents as a reward for good behavior and to allow for video visitation, education and other community programs.

"The Sheriff's Office is long overdue for an upgrade to the jail management system, which is rooted in 1980s technology," said Sheriff Susan Hutson. "We need to overhaul our systems to become a more intelligent jail with current technology. This will make our staff more efficient when performing their duties, improve our public data sharing, and better protect sensitive medical and personal information."

The current jail management system is linked to computer systems at the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court and Civil District Courts. Its data is also routinely shared with the New Orleans City Council, jail monitors and other city entities.

The three RFPs and the accompanying functional requirements are posted on the Central Bidding website (www.centralauctionhouse.com). Bids for all three RFPs are due in late January.



 

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Programs for Public Benefit

Young Marines

The OPSO chapter of the Young Marines is in partnership with the national Young Marines program. Youth under the age of 18 enroll for drill, games, field trips, and education.

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West Bank Major Crime Taskforce

Deputies assigned to this task force focusing on major crimes and narcotics enforcement on the West Bank.





United States Marshals Task Force

OPSO also participates in US Marshal task force activities, focusing on the apprehension of violent criminals in the Greater New Orleans Area and monitors registered sex offenders in Orleans Parish.



Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)

DARE is a school-based drug awareness and prevention program for youth. OPSO’s main focus is sixth graders through high-school.

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Criminal Patrols

This program focuses on outstanding warrants for violent crimes. Persons wanted for violent crimes are targeted and arrested for public safety. This program is grant funded in partnership with the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and focuses on proactive crime prevention in high crime areas and the apprehension of wanted fugitives.

Day Reporting Center

The Day Reporting Center is a collaborative agreement between the New Orleans Sheriff Office and the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections. The New Orleans Day Reporting Center program strives...

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Programs for Inmates

Transitional Workforce Center

Department of Corrections inmates who have eighteen months or less and a suitable record can end their sentence in the work release program at the TDC Transitional Workforce Facility.

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Low Literacy to GED  Educational Services

These services are provided by our educational partners, the Orleans Parish Public Schools’ Alternative Learning Institute (South White Street Female Facility, juveniles held as adults, House of Detention, and Orleans Parish Prison)...

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HIV Counseling and Testing

This program is in partnership with the Office of Public Health. All incoming arrestees are offered HIV testing upon arrival. A trained nurse is on hand to counsel the patient on the results. As a matter of course, arrestees...

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GED Testing Center

OPSO is a State of Louisiana Department of Education certified GED testing facility. We give a monthly GED test for the public, and test inmate students within secure facilities approximately every two months or as students are ready.

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Community Service

Inmates who are considered low risk and who wish to work for the public good are assigned to Community Service, where they perform a number of civic tasks. The Community Service Division also works in partnership with...

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Alcoholics Anonymous

This program is available to inmates in the House of Detention and the Warren McDaniels Transitional Workforce Center and will be expanding to other buildings as additional volunteers are gained. There is also a group...

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