The 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.
Allows citizens and public employees to report corruption, unethical activity, or administrative wrongdoing committed in the course of public service.
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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.
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.
Date: March 3, 2015
Location: Sheraton Hotel
2015 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
C. Allen Favrot
Goldring Family Foundation
Park Investments, Ltd.
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 (Released 5/20/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits
“New Traffic Court refrain on plea deals: ‘Take your lick, or go to trial'” 5/26/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Did Shelley Dufresne receive special treatment? crime commission thinks so” 5/21/2015; The Times-Picayune
“Watchdog group wants AG’s office to investigate handling of teacher sex case” 5/21/2015; WGNO
“Destrehan teacher sex plea deal at the center of Crime commission’s request to probe St. Charles district attorney” 5/21/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Group wants investigation of prosecution of teacher accused of sex with student” 5/21/2015; WWL-TV
“St. Charles DA questioned in teacher sex case” 5/21/2015; WVUE
“MCC Requests Investigation of St. Charles DA”
“Mayor Mitch Landrieu uses private email account for much city correspondence, records show” 5/21/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Emails suggest Irvin Mayfield sought more library money” 5/21/2015; WWL-TV
“NOPD manpower shortage means fewer arrests, but greater focus on violent crimes, report says” 5/20/2015; The Times-Picayune
“Felony drug busts, traffic arrests fall as NOPD grapples with manpower shortage, report finds” 5/20/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
US Attorney’s Press Release: Former Orleans Parish School Board Member Ira Thomas Pleads Guilty to Commit Federal Bribery and Honest Services Wire Fraud – May 13, 2015
“New Orleans watchdog agencies talk ‘divorce'” 5/7/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“More questions crop up over Irvin Mayfield’s use of library donations” 5/6/2015; WWLTV
“Northshore Business Council teams up with Metropolitan Crime Commission for analysis of St. Tammany criminal justice system” 5/6/2015; WDSU
“Northshore criminal justice system under review” 5/6/2015; WWLTV
“Metro Crime Commission To Study St. Tammany Criminal Justice System” 5/6/2015; WYLD
“St. Tammany criminal justice system target of study following Walter Reed indictment” 5/6/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Watchdog group to do first-ever accountability probe of north shore criminal justice system” 5/6/2015; The Times-Picayune
NORTHSHORE BUSINESS COUNCIL PRESS RELEASE: Northshore Business Council Engages MCC for St. Tammany Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Project – May 6, 2015
MCC PRESS RELEASE: MCC Announces St. Tammany Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Project – May 6, 2015
“New Orleans East Officer-Involved shooting highlights importance of body cameras” 4/29/2015; WGNO
“Angela: What caused NOPD manpower crisis?” 4/29/2015; WWL870AM
“Serpas warned of manpower crisis years ago, emails show” 4/27/2015; WWLTV
US Attorney’s Press Release: Former DA Walter P. Reed and his Son, Steven P. Reed, Charged by Federal Grand Jury in 18 Count Indictment – April 23, 2015
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