Press Release – July 10, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE CLOSURE All administrative offices of the Gretna Police Department will be closing at 12:00pm on Thursday, July 11, 2019.  They are scheduled to re-open on Monday, July 15, 2019 for normal business hours. Gretna Police Law enforcement and...

Press Release – June 3, 2019

SWEAR LITIGATION Today, in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Gretna, the City settled a First Amendment Claim of free speech brought by a former, disgruntled police department employee in the federal court. While unsubstantiated and unproven...

Press Release – May 31, 2019

 On Friday, May 31, 2019, at approximately 4:00am, members of the Gretna Police Department were dispatched to the area of Adams and Weidman Streets in Gretna reference to gun shots. Upon officers arrival in the area the officers located a vehicle and attempted to...

Press Release – May 25, 2019

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, at approximately 12:30am members of the Gretna Police Department along with Emergency Medical Services and David Crockett Fire Department responded to a 911 call at 1216 Chilo Street in Gretna of a possible residence on fire. Upon arrival of...

Press Release – April 13, 2019

 On April 8, 2019, at approximately 11:00pm, a masked suspect entered the business of Pizza Hut, located at 2108 Franklin Avenue.  The suspect produced a firearm and demanded money. A second masked suspect acting in the capacity of a lookout, is also seen on video...

Press Release – April 13, 2019

The Gretna Police Department has received complaints from citizens stating that they have received calls from someone indicating they are with the Gretna Police Department demanding a cashier’s check.  The callers are using names of officers presently with the...