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.
2014 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 18, 2014
Location: Sheraton Hotel
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Family Foundation

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


Research:

2013 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report
2013 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report – supplemental figures
National Center for State Courts  – Judicial Accountability, Efficiency, and Case Allotment

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System Accountability Report – June 2014
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System Accountability Report – June 2014 Supplemental Exhibits

MCC’S ROLE IN THE RAY NAGIN CORRUPTION CONVICTION

U.S. Attorney’s Office Press Release acknowledges MCC’s role in Nagin Case 7/9/2014

“Former Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison” 7/9/2014; WVUE

US Attorney’s Office Press Release acknowledges MCC’s role in Nagin Case 2/12/2014

MCC announces role in Nagin Case 2/12/2014 (YouTube Video)

“Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin faces long sentence for corruption conviction” 7/3/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Former New Orleans Mayor Found Guilty of Corruption” 2/13/2014;  NPR

“Former New Orleans mayor guilty of graft in Katrina recovery” 2/12/2014;  Reuters

“U.S. Attorney, local watchdogs hail Ray Nagin guilty verdict” 2/12/2014; The Times-Picayune


Media:

“‘Assasin’s van’ suggests organized crime elements’” 7/21/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Jefferson Parish small claims court judge Patrick DeJean says office money is ‘not public money’” 7/17/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Lee Zurik Investigation: Reed’s medical reimbursements a ‘can of worms’” 7/16/2014; WVUE

“DA Walter Reed used public money to pay for his medical co-pays and deductibles” 7/16/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Lee Zurik Investigation: Walter Reed won’t run for re-election as DA” 7/15/2014; WVUE

“I-Team: Justice of the peace used office to secure $54,000 in loans” 7/15/2014; WDSU

“Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced in Corruption Case” 7/10/2014; NPR

“Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin jailed for 10 years for bribery, corruption charges” 7/10/2014; ABC News

“Katrina crisis mayor Ray Nagin jailed for 10 years” 7/10/2014; The New Zealand Herald

“Hospital checks to DA Walter Reed raise more questions about nature of payments” 7/10/2014; The Times-Picayune

“New Orleans Looks to Turn the Page After Nagin Sentencing” 7/9/2014; TIME

“C. Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, sentenced to 10 years in prison” 7/9/2014; Los Angeles Times

“Former Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison” 7/9/2014; WVUE

U.S. Attorney’s Office Press Release acknowledges MCC’s role in Nagin Case 7/9/2014

“Bourbon St. bars, shops plan to tighten police security”; 7/9/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Lee Zurik Investigation: Hospital checks to Reed raise serious questions” 7/9/2014; WVUE

“Orleans Parish Prison size topic of community meeting Tuesday night” 7/8/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Shooting response shines national spotlight on New Orleans public safety”; 7/4/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin faces long sentence for corruption conviction” 7/3/2014; The Times-Picayune

“I-Team: Crime stats reveal most dangerous neighborhood in New Orleans” 7/3/2014; WDSU

“Mayor Landrieu calls on feds, state to deploy law enforcement manpower to N.O.” 7/2/2014; WVUE

“Bourbon Street shooting burning question: Why do gunmen fire into crowds?” 7/1/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Theft investigation raises questions about St. Tammany DA’s Office”; 6/29/2014; The New Orleans Advocate