Gretna LA Police Summer Camp 7-14-17

Ameer Baraka aka “The Sexy Dyslexic” of American Horror Story fame, and the author of the acclaimed memoir, “The Life I Chose – The Streets Lied to Me” (, is shown mentoring youth at the Gretna, LA Police Department’s 2017 summer camp for at-risk youth. The Gretna Police Department purchased copy of Baraka’s book for […]

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Gretna PD working to shake ‘arrest capital’ reputation

GRETNA, La. — Gretna Police have been under a microscope since Hurricane Katrina, leading up to a National Geographic story that called Gretna “the arrest capital of the United States.” Police leaders are taking the initiative to change that perception and the culture within the department. “It took a lot of guts,” Dr. Peter Scharf said. […]

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