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: January 24, 2017
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2017 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
First NBC Bank
Endeavor Enterprises L.L.C.
Goldring Family Foundation
The Helis Foundation
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“Ex-north shore DA Walter Reed got money for Causeway work he didn’t do, report finds” April 10, 2017; The Advocate
State Inspector General’s Office report – GNOEC/Walter Reed – April 10, 2017
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