Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Policing and Immigration: El Protector Program

Many people think that the New Orleans police department has not responded well to the local Latino community. Perhaps surprisingly in areas where Latinos are heavily concentrated, such as New Orleans East, NOPD is working with Catholic Charities to respond to communication complaints and crime. Aaron Weitzner and Leah Jaques investigate how NOPD program El Protector has expanded safety in one Latino community but not been expanded to others.

General Latin America + People
Oliver Houck
Professor - Law