Todd Morrell

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Service Record

Agency New Orleans Louisiana Police Department
Rank Sergeant
Dates of Service Hired in 1991.[1] Retired November 29, 2021.[2]
Salary $192,901 (2020)[3]
Last Known Status Retired[2]

Incident Reports

2021 Suspension

A local news channel performed a detailed investigation into the timesheets and activities of Morrell and other officers.[3]

From 2018 to 2021, records show at least 18 occasions when Morrell was on duty but also participating in car races at the local track.[3][4]

On October 11 and 12, 2021, records show that Morrell was being paid to work both general duty shifts and off-duty detail shifts at the same time.[3]

On October 23, 2021, Morrell was filmed at his home while performing personal errands during hours when he was being paid to be on detail patrol at a nearby fairgrounds.[3]

On November 29, 2021, Morrell retired.[2]

Department Response

The department suspended Morrell from doing detail assignments, but he remained on active duty.[3]

A disciplinary investigation by the Public Integrity Bureau is underway. The Office of Independent Police Monitor, which investigates complaints involving off-duty police details, also is investigating.[5]

Legal Action