LaToya Cantrell

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell speaks at a COVID-19 memorial service outside the gates of Gallier Hall on January 19, 2021 in New Orleans. (Erika Goldring / Getty Images)

New Orleans mayor wants to overturn facial recognition ban

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said she wants police to have access to facial recognition systems, one year after a ban was implemented.
U.S. Conference of Mayors panel
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, second from left, discusses cybersecurity and infrastructure with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other attendees of a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. (U.S. Conference of Mayors)

Cybersecurity isn’t infrastructure? ‘Like hell it isn’t’ warned New Orleans mayor

As the city recovers from a December ransomware attack, Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the unfortunate incident vindicates her earlier comments to the New Orleans City Council.