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...

Press Release – October 10, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Gretna Police Department was contacted by a Jefferson Parish School Board investigator regarding possible inappropriate interactions between a teacher, identified as Kim Minor (black male 10-30-57), and a student.             ...

Press Release – August 9, 2018

On Thursday, August 9, 2018, at approximately 5:10am, officers responded to the 1200 block of Amelia Street in reference to a subject laying in the street.  Upon arrival officers located a black female, who was identified by an officer from a prior investigation, as...

Press Release – August 7, 2018

 On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at approximately 11:24am the Gretna Police Department and EMS responded to 1901 Lafayette Street in reference to an eleven month old baby suffering from a head injury.  Upon arrival it was determined that the child would be transported to...

Press Release – July 28, 2018

 On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at approximately 4am the Gretna Police Department stopped several individuals in the area of Weyer Street and 5th Street, who appeared to be juveniles carrying a Teenage Ninja Turtle backpack which was later discovered to contain an empty...

Press Release – July 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2018   Gretna Police Connects Kids and Officers with New Interactive Learning Tool   On Tuesday, July 24, 2018 the City of Gretna Police Department will proudly embark on a new phase of Community Relations, with the...

Press Release – June 21, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2017   Incident Number 1: On Sunday July 16, 2017 a series of vehicle burglaries occurred in the areas of Derbigny Street, 5th Street and Weyer Street in Gretna. Entry was gained into all vehicles by the suspect opening unlocked car...

Empowering Women to Win

A Continuing Education Program for Citizens of our Community Class Limited to 20 Participants Upcoming dates: -August 12, 2017 -August 26, 2017 -September 16, 2017 Where: Mel Ott – Multi Purpose Center 2301 Belle Chasse Highway Gretna, Louisiana 8:00 – 5:00 Do...

Press Release – May 30, 2017

Gretna Police Department Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more...

PR May 25, 2017

PRESS RELEASE May 25, 2017 On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the City of Gretna Police Department obtained the Forensic Examination Report submitted by the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office relative to the cause of death of Mr. Kendole Joseph on February 9, 2017.  Mr. Joseph...