Photos: NOPD clears out Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras is officially over

Bike cops and mounted officers line up as New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Police Chief Shaun Ferguson and representatives from several state and local police departments as well as first responders prepare to perform the traditional and largely symbolic midnight sweep of Bourbon Street to mark the end of Mardi Gras.

by Michael DeMocker
February 26, 2020

Bike cops and mounted officers line up as New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans Police Department Chief Shaun Ferguson and representatives from several state and local police departments as well as first responders prepare to perform the traditional and largely symbolic midnight sweep of Bourbon Street to mark the end of Mardi Gras on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

Bourbon Street
Getting there
Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA, USA

Michael DeMocker has been a photojournalist in New Orleans for over twenty years. He’s been the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year three times and loves photographing all things New Orleans. He lives Uptown with his wife, son, and two dogs of varying intelligence.