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
2014 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
TOP DOG
Versabar, Inc.
BIG DOG
Chevron Corporation
C. Allen Favrot
The James R. Moffett
Family Foundation

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


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

Latest Media:

“Our Views: Two steps for recruits” 1/22/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“N.O. experiences historic lows in murder” 1/20/2015; The Louisiana Weekly

“New Orleans woman pleads guilty in illegal bail bond scheme” 1/15/2015; KATC

US Attorney’s Press Release: New Orleans Woman Pleads Guilty to Role in Illegal Bail Bonds Scheme – January 14, 2015

“Watchdog: NOPD can’t meet hiring goal in mayor’s tenure” 1/14/2015; WWL-TV

“MCC report shows arrests by NOPD decline as force shrinks” 1/14/2015; WWL-TV

“NOPD manpower issues not affecting cooperation with prosecutors, report says” 1/14/2015; The Times-Picayune

“Report: NOPD arrests keep sliding with manpower shortfall” 1/14/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Plan to abolish education requirement for NOPD officers withdrawn, for now” 1/12/2015; The Times-Picayune

“Owen Courreges: Can New Orleans afford lower standards for new police officers?” 1/12/2015; The Uptown Messenger

“A new beginning: By replacing Walter Reed, Warren Montgomery marks profound change for criminal justice system in St. Tammany, Washington parishes” 1/12/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Local bail bonds company places first monitor on Orleans inmate” 1/9/2015; WVUE

“Chief: Remove higher-ed rules for new NOPD recruits” 1/08/2015; WWL-TV

“Gusman extends controversial monitoring program 30 days” 1/06/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“Byron C. Williams sworn in as Orleans criminal judge, while Judge Frank Marullo readies legal defense of seat” 1/04/2015; The New Orleans Advocate

“State charges Jefferson Parish constable with ethics violations; he calls the charges a ‘nightmare'” 12/31/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Outgoing Jefferson Parish constable accused of using public funds for personal expenses” 12/30/2014; WDSU

“State charges Jefferson constable with ethics violations” 12/30/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“NOPD consent decree monitor unhappy with recruit training” 12/23/2014; WWL870AM

 

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