Metropolitan Crime Commission, Inc.

  • Research Program

    Conducts independent and objective research to raise the level of accountability and efficiency in the criminal justice system.

  • Anti-Public Corruption Program

    Allows citizens and public employees to report corruption, unethical activity, or administrative wrongdoing.                

latrans1The Metropolitan Crime Commission (MCC) is a non-profit, citizen’s organization dedicated to exposing public corruption, improving the administration of justice, and reducing the incidence of crime in order to improve the quality of life for citizens in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge metropolitan areas and throughout Louisiana.
Through its programs, the MCC holds public officials and employees accountable for corrupt, unethical, and wasteful practices and works to enhance the safety of our community.
Anti-Public Corruption
Program

Allows citizens and public employees to report corruption, unethical activity, or administrative wrongdoing committed in the course of public service.
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Research
Program

Conducts independent and objective research to raise the level of accountability and efficiency in the criminal justice system.

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MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon

The MCC annually hosts its Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon recognizing outstanding accomplishments of federal, state, and local criminal justice professionals.
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The MCC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit citizen’s organization primarily funded by tax-deductible contributions from individuals, businesses, and private foundations. Your support will help us continue our fight to improve our community through more efficient government operations and a more effective criminal justice system.
2016 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2016 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
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LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH

MCC REQUESTS RECUSAL OF ST. CHARLES DA’S OFFICE                            


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“Watchdog group says St. Charles Parish DA needs to recuse himself from Landry case” September 24, 2016; The Louisiana Record

“Newly released video shows former District Attorney’s advances” September 19, 2016; WVUE

“Video shows evidence in case against ex-DA Harry Morel” September 19, 2016; WWL-TV

“In Harry Morel case, FBI agent challenged prosecutor’s ethics” September 19, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Records: Feds weighed filing racketeering charges against Harry Morel” September 19, 2016; The Advocate

“Kicking of cuffed suspect caught on video; officer arrested” September 17, 2016; Fox News

“Video: Gretna officer shown kicking handcuffed suspect on ground; officer arrested” September 16, 2016; The Advocate

“North Shore prosecutor honored for Harvey Hustlers investigation” September 16, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Local task force honored by FBI Director for work training down Harvey Hustlers street gang” September 15, 2016; The Advocate

“WDSU Investigates: Former court clerk blasts sitting judge in letter” September 14, 2016; WDSU

“Hospital board chairman should be prosecuted, DA recused, Metro Crime Commission says” September 14, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Watchdog groups blasts St. Charles DA over pre-trial diversion deal” September 14, 2016; The Advocate

“WDSU Investigates: Police meet with state agents as part of ongoing probe in Lafourche Parish” September 13, 2016; WDSU

“Lafourche Parish DA puts the breaks on almost 30 drug cases” September 9, 2016; WDSU

“Panel recommends Judge Darryl Derbigny be censured, fined over excess insurance policies” September 8, 2016; The Advocate

“Appeals court overturns firing of Gonzales police officer” September 2, 2016; The Advocate

“New Orleans Police Hold Gun Buyback Event” August 29, 2016; WWNO

“Gun buyback in Algiers nets nearly 170 weapons” August 27, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Sheriff Marlin Gusman to announce jail’s compliance director Thursday” August 25, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Sheriff Gusman selects compliance director, Gary Maynard has 35 years corrections experience” August 25, 2016; WDSU

“Get up to $200 for turning in a gun” August 22, 2016; WVUE

“Behind the numbers: violent crime in New Orleans” August 15, 2016; Gambit

“Sheriff Gusman has until Aug. 26 to name jail’s compliance director” August 12, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Sheriff Mike Tregre shouldn’t hand out badges to his wife and kids: Editorial” August 10, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Sheriff takes responsibility for awarding commissions to family” August 10, 2016; WWL-TV

“Fallen deputy’s mother: St. John nepotism allegations dishonor slain son” August 9, 2016; WVUE

“Sheriff Tregre revoking family’s deputy status he said many others issued before him” August 9, 2016; L’Observateur

“Crime watchdog asks St. John sheriff to yank commissions” August 9, 2016; WVUE

“St. John Sheriff accused of nepotism by watchdog group” August 9, 2016; WDSU

“‘I did what I saw was done previously’: St. John sheriff to revoke law enforcement credentials he awarded wife, children amid accusations of nepotism” August 9, 2016; The Advocate

“St. John sheriff deputized wife, 2 children, broke law, watchdog says” August 9, 2016; The Times-Picayune

 

Latest Research:

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Snapshot – June 29, 2016

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 (Released 9/2/15)
Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits

2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 7/1/15)
2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report – Supplemental Exhibits

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 (Released 5/20/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits