Sandifer told first district residents his officers are working hard to combat the uptick in robberies at a community meeting Tuesday night.
Tulane Avenue is still in the early stages of redevelopment—several businesses are opening and a multi-million dollar streetscape project is in the works.
“The officers will have access to the space 24 hours a day to provide a police presence along this corridor,” wrote Otha Sandifer, first district commander, via email.
New Orleans’ first and third police districts will each hold their neighborhood anti-crime council meetings Tuesday evening.
A French Quarter group asked members of Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association to join in their work to change the city’s noise ordinance at a neighborhood meeting Wednesday.
A new affordable housing development may soon be constructed on the corner of Bienville and Roman streets.
The Roman-Bienville Homes, LLC calls for 31 units, a community center and six parking spaces.
On April 23 two men were gunned down as they sat on a porch in the 4000 block of Baudin Street. An 8-year-old boy playing nearby was also injured in the hail of gunfire.