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NOLA-311 Announces Launch of MyNOLA Portal
NOLA-311 Announces Launch of MyNOLA Portal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOLA-311 Announces Launch of Latest Website Enhancement, the MyNOLA Portal NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 30, 2020) – NOLA-311 is...

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OPCD Launches Project Unity Employee Volunteer Program
OPCD Launches Project Unity Employee Volunteer Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Launches Project Unity Employee Volunteer Program NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 19, 2020) – Orleans Parish Communication...

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Open Letter from the Executive Director to the Emergency Communications Industry
Open Letter from the Executive Director to the Emergency Communications Industry

An Open Letter to the Emergency Communications Industry from Tyrell Morris, Orleans Parish Communication District Executive Director   My...

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OPCD Staff Members Earn APCO Registered Public Safety Leader Designation
OPCD Staff Members Earn APCO Registered Public Safety Leader Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Staff Members Earn APCO Registered Public Safety Leader Designation NEW ORLEANS, LA (May 8, 2020) – Orleans Parish...

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A Message From Director Morris: OPCD Sharing COVID-19 Resources with 9-1-1 Centers Across the Country
A Message From Director Morris: OPCD Sharing COVID-19 Resources with 9-1-1 Centers Across the Country

A Message From Director Morris: OPCD Sharing COVID-19 Resources with 9-1-1 Centers Across the Country   As the city of New Orleans continues...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Launch of TXT29-1-1 and Smart911 Technology
Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Launch of TXT29-1-1 and Smart911 Technology

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Launch of TXT29-1-1 (Text-to-911) and Smart911 Technology NEW ORLEANS...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Releases Schematic Design for Expansion and Moves the Project to the Next Phase
Orleans Parish Communication District Releases Schematic Design for Expansion and Moves the Project to the Next Phase

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District Releases Schematic Design for Expansion and Moves the Project to the Next Phase...

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OPCD to Hold Public Meeting Discussing Facilities Expansion Project
OPCD to Hold Public Meeting Discussing Facilities Expansion Project

  Orleans Parish Communication District to Hold Public Meeting Discussing Facilities Expansion Project NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 4, 2020) – The...

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Understanding Kari’s Law
Understanding Kari’s Law

  Understanding Kari’s Law Imagine yourself, a 9-year-old child in a hotel room with your mother and two younger siblings. Mom brought you to...

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OPCD Executive Director to Receive Major Public Safety Industry Award
OPCD Executive Director to Receive Major Public Safety Industry Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Executive Director to Receive Major Public Safety Industry Award NEW ORLEANS, LA (January 30, 2020) – Orleans Parish...

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#SHOWUP Spotlight – Teri Clark
#SHOWUP Spotlight – Teri Clark

OPCD #SHOWUP Spotlight Teri Clark In 2019, OPCD began our #SHOWUP Spotlight Series, designed to share the stories of our Heroes Under the Headset...

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OPCD Announces Launch of New User-Friendly Website
OPCD Announces Launch of New User-Friendly Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Launch of New User-Friendly Website  NEW ORLEANS, LA (January 9, 2020) –...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Announces 2019 9-1-1 Art Contest Award Winners
Orleans Parish Communication District Announces 2019 9-1-1 Art Contest Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District Announces 2019 9-1-1 Art Contest Award Winners   NEW ORLEANS, LA (December 23, 2019) –...

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Cast Your Votes: OPCD Christmas Tree Contest!
Cast Your Votes: OPCD Christmas Tree Contest!

Cast Your Votes: 2019 OPCD Christmas Tree Contest!   The Orleans Parish Communication District is excited to announce our 2019 Christmas Tree...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Services and Systems Not Impacted by New Orleans Cyber Security Incident
Orleans Parish Communication District Services and Systems Not Impacted by New Orleans Cyber Security Incident

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication DistrictServices and Systems Not Impacted by New Orleans Cyber Security Incident NEW...

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Domonique Curry Appointed as Chief of Staff
Domonique Curry Appointed as Chief of Staff

Domonique Curry, CPE Chief of Staff The Orleans Parish Communication District is excited to announce the appointment of Domonique Curry, CPE, as...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Market Rate Adjustment Pay Increase for All OPCD Employees
Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Market Rate Adjustment Pay Increase for All OPCD Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Orleans Parish Communication DistrictAnnounces Market Rate Adjustment Pay Increase for All OPCD Employees NEW ORLEANS...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Date for Encryption of Law Enforcement Radio Frequencies
Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Date for Encryption of Law Enforcement Radio Frequencies

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication DistrictAnnounces Date for Encryption of Law Enforcement Radio Frequencies NEW ORLEANS...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Expansion Plans for the Emergency Communications Center
Orleans Parish Communication District Announces Expansion Plans for the Emergency Communications Center

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication DistrictAnnounces Expansion Plans for the Emergency Communications Center NEW...

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Lorraine Swinton Appointed to Network Operations Manager Position
Lorraine Swinton Appointed to Network Operations Manager Position

The Orleans Parish Communication District is proud to announce the appointment of Lorraine Swinton as Network Operations Manager. Lorraine is an...

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Orleans Parish Communication District to Hold Public Hearing for 2020 Budget Proposal
Orleans Parish Communication District to Hold Public Hearing for 2020 Budget Proposal

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District to HoldPublic Hearing for 2020 Budget Proposal NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 5...

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Orleans Parish Communication District, City of New Orleans and Louisiana State Police  Partner with Orleans Parish Schools to Launch Rave Panic Button Technology
Orleans Parish Communication District, City of New Orleans and Louisiana State Police Partner with Orleans Parish Schools to Launch Rave Panic Button Technology

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orleans Parish Communication District, City of New Orleans and Louisiana State Police Partner with Orleans Parish...

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Orleans Parish Communication District Hosting Press Conference to Announce  Launch of Rave Panic Button Technology in Orleans Parish Schools
Orleans Parish Communication District Hosting Press Conference to Announce Launch of Rave Panic Button Technology in Orleans Parish Schools

    MEDIA ADVISORYOCTOBER 30, 2019 Orleans Parish Communication District Hosting Press Conference to AnnounceLaunch of Rave Panic Button...

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#SHOWUP Spotlight – Victor Paz
#SHOWUP Spotlight – Victor Paz

OPCD #SHOWUP Spotlight Victor Paz OPCD is so appreciative of our staff members who go above and beyond to serve New Orleans that we want to share...

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OPCD Announces Details for Annual  9-1-1 Poster Contest and 9-1-1 Children’s Day Event
OPCD Announces Details for Annual 9-1-1 Poster Contest and 9-1-1 Children’s Day Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Announces Details for Annual9-1-1 Poster Contest and 9-1-1 Children’s Day Event NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 22, 2019) –...

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A Statement from OPCD Executive Director, Tyrell Morris, on Hotel Collapse
A Statement from OPCD Executive Director, Tyrell Morris, on Hotel Collapse

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Statement from OPCD Executive Director,Tyrell Morris, on Hotel Collapse NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 12, 2019) – The...

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OPCD Announces 9-1-1 Services  Have Been Restored to Normal After Reports of Outage
OPCD Announces 9-1-1 Services Have Been Restored to Normal After Reports of Outage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Announces 9-1-1 Services Have Been Restored to Normal After Reports of Outage NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 7, 2019) – The...

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OPCD Receives Reports of  9-1-1 Outages in Orleans Parish
OPCD Receives Reports of 9-1-1 Outages in Orleans Parish

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Receives Reports of9-1-1 Outages in Orleans Parish NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 7, 2019) – The Orleans Parish...

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Karima Holmes, Director of Washington, D.C. Office of Unified Communications, Joins CELA as Guest Speaker
Karima Holmes, Director of Washington, D.C. Office of Unified Communications, Joins CELA as Guest Speaker

Karima Holmes, Director of Washington, D.C. Office of Unified Communications, Joins CELA as Guest Speaker The Communications Executive Leadership...

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Shelisa D. Robinson Appointed to Financial Analyst Position
Shelisa D. Robinson Appointed to Financial Analyst Position

Shelisa D. Robinson Appointed to Financial Analyst Position The Orleans Parish Communication District is excited to announce the appointment of...

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#SHOWUP Spotlight – Ashley Lucas
#SHOWUP Spotlight – Ashley Lucas

OPCD #SHOWUP Spotlight Ashley Lucas OPCD is so appreciative of our staff members who go above and beyond to serve New Orleans that we want to...

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City of New Orleans Receives Fire Protection Class 1 Rating from Insurance Association
City of New Orleans Receives Fire Protection Class 1 Rating from Insurance Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City of New Orleans Receives Fire Protection Class 1 Rating from Insurance Association NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 4, 2019) –...

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Bill Irwin Appointed to Technical Operations Manager Position
Bill Irwin Appointed to Technical Operations Manager Position

The Orleans Parish Communication District is proud to announce the appointment of Bill Irwin to Technical Operations Manager. Prior to his...

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OPCD, New Orleans EMS, New Orleans Health Department and En-Pro Management, Inc. Announce Launch of New Orleans AED Registry Website
OPCD, New Orleans EMS, New Orleans Health Department and En-Pro Management, Inc. Announce Launch of New Orleans AED Registry Website

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD, New Orleans EMS, New Orleans Health Department and En-Pro Management, Inc.Announce Launch of New Orleans AED...

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OPCD Responds to FCC Rule Amendment  to Improve Access to 9-1-1 Pursuant to Kari’s Law
OPCD Responds to FCC Rule Amendment to Improve Access to 9-1-1 Pursuant to Kari’s Law

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Responds to FCC Rule Amendmentto Improve Access to 9-1-1 Pursuant to Kari’s Law NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 7, 2019)...

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Rodez Reid Appointed to CAD Manager Position
Rodez Reid Appointed to CAD Manager Position

Orleans Parish Communication District is excited to announce the appointment of Rodez Reid as Computer Assisted Dispatch (CAD) Manager. Rodez is a...

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OPCD Launches New NOLA-311 User Experience Through Updated Website
OPCD Launches New NOLA-311 User Experience Through Updated Website

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPCD Launches New NOLA-311User Experience Through Updated Website NEW ORLEANS, LA (July 31, 2019) – Orleans Parish...

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#SHOWUP Spotlight – Giana Leach
#SHOWUP Spotlight – Giana Leach

OPCD #SHOWUP Spotlight Giana Leach OPCD is so proud and appreciative of our staff members who go above and beyond to serve New Orleans that we...

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