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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.



 

Weekly Incident Report - Week Ending 20 January 2023

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20 January 2023

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Weekly Incident Report - Week Ending 13 January 2023

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13 January 2023

Weekly Incident Report - Week Ending 13 January 2023

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ORLEANS PARISH SHERIFF NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SHERIFF’S SCHOLARSHIP FOR NEW ORLEANS STUDENTS

NEW ORLEANS - 01-12-2023

Orleans Parish Sheriff Susan Hutson will award a $500 scholarship to a worthy high school student thanks to the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program. The scholarship was created to provide assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs' Honorary Membership Program.

According to Program Chair, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne, "This Scholarship Program is a meaningful expression of the Program's respect for education. It demonstrates our confidence in Louisiana's youth... our future leaders."

Scholarships of a maximum of $500 each will be awarded to graduating high school students from each parish where the Sheriff is an affiliate of the Honorary Membership Program. There are no restrictions on the purposes for which scholarships are spent. The scholarships are not loans and will be awarded as gifts to defray the rising costs of tuition and related expenses in higher education.

The only limitations are that applicants be permanent residents of Louisiana; scholarships be utilized in higher education within the state of Louisiana; and students be enrolled as full-time, undergraduate students. Completed applications for students in Orleans Parish must be submitted to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office by April 1st. Further, applicants must be eligible for admission to the school indicated on the application. The award will only be paid for attendance at institutions of higher learning within the state.

All scholarship winners will be announced by May 1st of this year. Sheriff Champagne concluded, "Louisiana Sheriffs are pleased with the Honorary Membership Program's ability to bring scholarships to Louisiana students bound for higher education. To continue to do so and fund other important projects and initiatives, continued support of the Honorary Membership Program is essential. We could not function without our Honorary Members."

Digital copies of the application and guidelines are available on our website at:

https://www.Isa.org/scholarship For further information regarding the Sheriffs' Scholarship Program, contact OPSO at (504)202-9259.

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