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.
2017 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: January 24, 2017
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2017 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
TOP DOG
First NBC Bank
Park Investments
Versabar, Inc.
BIG DOG
Endeavor Enterprises L.L.C.
Goldring Family Foundation
The Helis Foundation
IBERIABANK
Reily Foods

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Latest Research:

St. Tammany Criminal Justice Accountability Project: Arrests and Felony Case Outcomes 2013-2014  (Released 4/5/17)
St. Tammany Criminal Justice Accountability Project: Arrests and Felony Case Outcomes 2013-2014 – Supplemental Exhibits

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Snapshot – January 3, 2017

2015 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 1/10/2017)
2015 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Reports – Supplemental Exhibits

St. Tammany 2014 Judicial Accountability Report (Released 11/29/16)
St. Tammany 2014 Judicial Accountability Report – Supplemental Exhibits

 

Latest Media:

“Questions linger in wake of acquittal in Destrehan teacher sex trial” April 28, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Destrehan teacher sex cases severed; Shelley Dufresne’s trial moved to Tuesday” April 24, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“State police: No text messages retained from costly Las Vegas ‘side trip'” April 10, 2017; The Advocate

“State IG report accuses former Northshore DA of pocketing $52k in Causeway legal fees” April 10, 2017; WDSU

“Walter Reed was paid $52,000 by Causeway’s law firm but did no work, investigation shows” April 10, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Walter Reed collected $52K in Causeway legal fees despite doing no work, OIG reports” April 10, 2017; WWL-TV

“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

US Attorney’s Press Release – Former District Attorney Walter P. Reed and his son, Steven Reed, Sentenced – April 5, 2017

“Metropolitan Crime Commission issues report on St. Tammany criminal justice system” April 5, 2017; FOX8

“St. Tammany Justice System gets good grade in performance review” April 5, 2017; WWL-TV

“St. Tammany convicts 79 percent of felony crime suspects, new study says” April 5, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Report sees positives in St. Tammany criminal justice system but also offers critique” April 5, 2017; The Advocate

“Surgeon’s acquittal on video voyeurism charges produces criticism of Orleans DA” March 25, 2017; The Advocate

“N.O. City Employee suspended after WWL-TV inquires about out-of-state guilty plea” March 24, 2017; WWL-TV

“INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Livingston deputy ignores three court subpoenas, held in contempt” March 22, 2017; WBRZ

“Gov. Edwards will consider Maj Kevin Reeves for permanent state police commander post” March 22, 2017; WWL-TV

“Our opinion: High time to change a bad law” March 22, 2017; dailycomet.com

“Suspended FBI agent alleges Justice Department misconduct in letter made public” March 21, 2017; WVUE

“La. State Police chief retires amid probes, controversy” March 20, 2017; The Louisiana Weekly

“Letters: Commission not misguided in conclusions” March 15, 2017; The Advocate

“Edmonson opens about his decision to retire as State Police superintendent” March 15, 2017; WVUE

“Under cloud of controversy, state police Col Mike Edmonson retires” March 15, 2017; WWL-TV

“Mike Edmonson steps down as Louisiana State Police superintendent” March 15, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“State auditor plans to investigate troopers ‘side trip'” March 14, 2017; WWL-TV

“Governor’s Office says rumors Col. Mike Edmonson will resign not true'” March 13, 2017; Louisiana Radio Network

“Mike Edmonson’s job as head of Louisiana State Police in limbo amid mounting controversy” March 13, 2017; The Advocate

“State Troopers receive federal grand jury subpoenas in campaign contribution probe” March 9, 2017; WWL-TV

“Sources: Subpoenas served as probe of Louisiana State Troopers Association moves forward” March 9, 2017; The Advocate

“Former DA Harry Connick: It’s time to let Cannizzaro do his job in New Orleans” March 8, 2017; The Advocate

“Intense New Orleans debate: Leon Cannizzaro deserves credit or blame for city increasing state inmates?” March 4, 2017; The Advocate