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.
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2015 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: March 3, 2015
Location: Sheraton Hotel
2015 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
TOP DOG
Versabar, Inc.
BIG DOG
Chevron Corporation
Coastal Cargo

C. Allen Favrot
Goldring Family Foundation
Park Investments, Ltd.
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


Latest Media:

“Feds still investigating former DA Walter Reed, subpoena shows” 3/4/2015; The Times-Picayune

“Charges crumble after cell phone video uncovered” 2/25/2015; WWL-TV

“Ever-present cellphones offer check on police, however incomplete” 2/23/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Court filing details parish president’s ‘rape note,’ porn habits” 2/19/2015; WVUE

“Curator work for prosecutors under scrutiny in St. Tammany” 2/17/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Could private company solve city’s issues with electronic monitoring?” 2/11/2015; WWL-TV

“Cops dole out special events assigned to themselves” 2/10/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Despite reforms, NOPD officers still keep details for themselves” 2/10/2015; WWL-TV

“I-Team: Thousands fail to appear at Municipal Court” 2/9/2015; WDSU

“New Orleans: fewest killings in 44 years; other crimes up” 2/9/2015; KATC

“New Orleans’ major crime took a major jump in 2014, NOPD reports” 2/7/2015; The Times-Picayune

“Tammany restaurateur who claimed malicious prosecution settles case with DA for $40K” 2/4/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Video of Bourbon Street brawl goes viral as tourism industry ponies up for more State Police” 2/4/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“New Tammany DA bans assistants from taking on new private work, for now” 2/4/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

 

Latest Research:

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – January 2015 (Released 1/14/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – January 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis January-June 2014 (Released 8/27/14)
Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis January-June 2014 – Supplemental Exhibits

2013 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 7/27/14)
2013 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report – supplemental tables
National Center for State Courts  – Judicial Accountability, Efficiency, and Case Allotment

 

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