Mission Statement

The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office is committed to advocating for crime victims, protecting public safety, defending the interests of the State of Louisiana, and upholding justice in a firm, fair and ethical manner. In addition to our primary duty of prosecuting criminal offenders through our Trials Division, we also serve the citizens of New Orleans through other divisions including Appeals, Child Support, Diversion, Investigations, Juvenile, Restorative Justice and Victim-Witness Services.

A Message From The District Attorney

Fighting crime in New Orleans never has been an easy task. It has been made more difficult in recent years by decisions that have sapped…

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FIGHT FRAUD, WASTE, & ABUSE

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PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
The Office of the District Attorney will only accept public records requests as per Louisiana Statute La.R.S. 44:1 etseq. through our Public Records Request e-mail address. publicrecordsrequest@orleansda.com

Office Location

  • Main Office
  • 619 South White Street
  • New Orleans LA 70119
  • (504) 822-2414

Press Releases

Text of DA Cannizzaro’s Juvenile Crime action plan speech image

Text of DA Cannizzaro’s Juvenile Crime action plan speech

Quintel Morgan indicted for February murder in Pines Village neighborhood image

Quintel Morgan indicted for February murder in Pines Village neighborhood

Yohon Vernon indicted for first-degree rape of woman in New Orleans hotel image

Yohon Vernon indicted for first-degree rape of woman in New Orleans hotel

Michael Roberts Jr. indicted for January murder of Lawrence Varnado in Algiers image

Michael Roberts Jr. indicted for January murder of Lawrence Varnado in Algiers

DA Cannizzaro proposes 8-point action plan to reduce juvenile crime in New Orleans image

DA Cannizzaro proposes 8-point action plan to reduce juvenile crime in New Orleans