An $80 million plan to bolster depleted New Orleans police

FILE - A police officer walks down a nearly deserted Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Hoping to beef up a dwindling police force amid a rise in violent crime, New Orleans officials announced a three-year $80 million plan Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, offering raises for all officers, free health care and $30,000 in incentive payments for new hires. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

An $80 million plan to bolster depleted New Orleans police