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Silence is Violence calls on Mayor Landrieu to fire NOPD chief Ronal Serpas
 
Alex Woodward contributed to this report.

Silence Is Violence, the citizen activist group that sprang up after the murders of Dinerral Shavers and Helen Hill in 2007, is calling for Mayor Mitch Landrieu to dismiss NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas.


In an email this afternoon, the group cited three reasons it was calling for Serpas' ouster: "An inability to break the cycle of corruption," "Criminalization, disengagement, and antagonism of victims" and "A lack of clear strategy for addressing and collaborating with cultural traditions and practices, especially street practices."… [ Read more ]

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