In 1990, the Citizens Organization for Police Support 2 - COPS 2 -
became the first tax-exempt volunteer organization in New Orleans
dedicated to the support of police officers assigned to the Second District.
All dues and donations are used for programs and items designed
  to enhance the working lives of our officers.

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Neighborhood Group Support

ARNA (Audubon Riverside Neighborhood Association) is hosting its annual Night Out on Tueday, October 17, 2017. ARNA is hosting a raffle to benefit COPS 2 and will be accepting donations of prizes and raffling off chances to win. Come out and meet your neighbors at Alma Peters Park and support ARNA and COPS 2.

To find out more about ARNA and the annual night out, click here.

31st Annual COPS 2 Mardi Gras Meals

One of the ways we try to personalize our thanks to the police officers of the 2nd District is to serve them meals at various times during Mardi Gras. We work with businesses in the community who donate items for the meals and we set up a nice venue at the Station for the officers to gather before they go out to the parade route for the long Mardi Gras hours. 2016 marks the 31st consecutive year that COPS 2 has coordinated this effort. Feeding the officers of the Second District is one of the oldest traditions of COPS 2

In Memory of
Officer Rodney Thomas

End of watch July 17, 2013

New Scooter for "The 2nd"

COPS 2 recently helped the 2nd District purchase a new scooter, making a total of five scooters provided to the district since 2006. The 2nd District officers use the scooters to allow them quick and easy access in high-traffic areas to address crime, provide greater visibility and promote positive public relations. The scooters are used mainly in the areas of Magazine, Oak and Tchopitoulas Streets.

Detectives Get New Laptops

COPS 2 donated funds for laptops for the 2nd District Detectives Unit. Each of our 2nd District Detectives now has a "state of the art" laptop which enhances their ability to connect quickly to the NOPD main computer and thus do their investigative work more efficiently. The portability is an important aspect of their investigative and report-writing work.

Photo curtesy of Uptown Messenger.
Click here to read Uptown Messenger article.

Tommy Parker Awards

Tommy Parker was an exceptional member of COPS 2 who served for many years on the Board and is remembered for his dedication and hard work to helping police officers in the 2nd District. Upon his death, The Azby Fund, and friends of Tommy Parker established a memorial fund for "Tommy Parker Awards" in order to recognize the outstanding work of police officers in the 2nd District. The Tommy Parker Awards are presented each quarter to the 2nd District's Best Patrol Officer, Best DIU (Detective Investigative Unit) Officer, and Best Reserve or Rank Officer.

At the end of the year, The Tommy Parker Best of the Best is awarded to the officer who stands out among the best of the quarterly award recipients in each category. The award recipients are determined by careful evaluation of the supervisors and Commander of the 2nd District with input from COPS 2.

Click here to see recent award recipients.

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