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Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office | Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman

Employee Of The Month - January 2014

NEW ORLEANS - 1-31-2014

eom_jan2014_lgCivil Division employee Lourie Matthews is the Employee of the Month for January 2014. Mrs. Matthews joined the Sheriff's Office in May 1990. She has worked in various sections of the Sheriff's Office namely Movables/Garnishments, Docket and currently Real Estate Foreclosures. She is assigned to seize real estate properties and create auction notices to serve on the litigants involved in these cases. She has also assisted in training new employees. Mrs. Matthew's understanding of the seizure process is a great asset to the Real Estate Section. Her supervisor, Mrs. B. Douglas, says that Mrs. Matthews is a very cooperative worker and is well informed when providing information to potential bidders at the auction.

Mrs. Matthews says that she enjoys working real estate and plans to continue to give her best to the Sheriff's Office.


OPSO In The News


Sheriff Gusman Interview:

The Bottom Line with The New Orleans Tribune. An interview with Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman and OPSO Chief of Corrections Carmen DeSadier to talk about the challenges and controversies facing the Sheriff's Office.

UNDER FIRE & FIRING BACK: – The New Orleans Tribune

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Source: The New Orleans Tribune by Anitra Brown


Law Enforcement District to Consider “Rolling Foward” on Millage Rates

NEW ORLEANS - 09-24-2019

Public Hearing set for Oct. 28, 2019 at OPSO

The Law Enforcement District of Orleans Parish has filed an official notice that the district intends to hold a public hearing to consider "rolling forward" on millage rates.

In accordance with state law, the Law Enforcement District published a notice (attached hereto) and notified the Orleans Parish Assessor that the public hearing will take place at 1 p.m. October 28, 2019 at the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, 2800A Perdido St., 2nd floor, New Orleans.

At the hearing, the LED will consider "levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rate after reassessment and rolling forward to millage rates not to exceed the prior year's maximum."

The Law Enforcement District estimates that the amount of tax revenues to be collected in 2020 from the increased millage is approximately $12.12 million, compared with about $9.78 million expected to be collected in 2019. The increased tax revenues attributable to the millage increase are $2.34 million.

DocNotice to Roll Forward


Sheriff Gusman convenes panel of experts for next Real Estate Foreclosure Seminar - 10/29/2019

NEW ORLEANS - 10-29-2019

Also offers tips to avoid foreclosure

Are you interested in purchasing a foreclosed property at a Sheriff's auction? Do you have questions about the bidding process or how to pay for a winning bid?

Get answers from the experts at Sheriff Gusman's next Real Estate Foreclosure Seminar taking place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Civil District Court Building, 421 Loyola Ave., in Room 319 (old jury pool room).

Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman will give a presentation on the foreclosure process, and lead a panel discussion on buying foreclosed properties at a Sheriff's auction. The panelists are:

  • Robert A. Mathis, partner at Newman, Mathis, Brady & Spedale
  • Jonah Freedman, attorney and certified financial planner
  • Tammie Jackson, deputy city attorney and deputy director of code enforcement
  • Matt Toups, abstractor and court runner for Dean Morris Law Firm
  • Jonathan Wallick, real estate developer/third-party purchaser
  • Ronald Ward, real estate broker/third-party purchaser

Sheriff Gusman will also offer tips on how homeowners can avoid foreclosure.


Archbishop Aymond to Celebrate Holy Thursday Washing of Feet Service with OPSO Inmates

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

Service for female and male inmates to take place inside Orleans Justice Center

WHAT: New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond will visit the Orleans Justice Center where he will be the principal celebrant for a Holy Thursday Prayer Service, in which the archbishop will wash the feet of OPSO inmates. The service commemorates a key event of Holy Week when Jesus washed the feet of the twelve apostles at The Last Supper.

For the first time, female inmates will participate as stand-ins for the apostles, along with male inmates.

"This is the third consecutive year that Archbishop Aymond has ministered to inmates during Holy Week," said Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman. "We believe the Archbishop's presence and prayers makes a difference in the lives of inmates as well as staff."
WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 29, 2018

NOTE TO MEDIA: Please arrive by 1:15 p.m. to allow time to clear your equipment through the main security checkpoint.
WHERE: Orleans Justice Center, 2800 Perdido Street
WHO: Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office
Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Programs Director Gregory W. Carroll, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office
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