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.
2016 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2016 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
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“Sheriff calls on FBI to investigate forceful arrest of alleged ‘cold-blooded’ cop killer Neveaux” June 24, 2016; The Advocate

“Sources: Sheriff Marlin Gusman, feds reach deal to avert takeover of New Orleans jail” June 20, 2016; The Advocate

“How can we bring peace to New Orleans’ streets?: Editorial” June 19, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“The murders of 1994: Lessons from New Orleans’ deadliest year” June 16, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Report: Irvin Mayfield Directed Even More Library Money To Jazz Orchestra” June 15, 2016; OffBeat Magazine

“Irvin Mayfield sent even more money to Jazz Orchestra, records show” June 14, 2016; WWL- TV

“Report: Mayfield orchestra owes an additional $150K of misused library foundation funds” June 14, 2016; The Advocate

“Tough love: Mother talks about decision to turn son in to police” June 10, 2016; WWL- TV

“What would a federal takeover of Orleans Parish jail look like?” June 6, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“James Gill: Who gets the keys? Standoff looming between Gusman, city over fate of New Orleans jail” June 1, 2016; The Advocate

“Federal receiver hearing for Orleans jail extended” May 27, 2016; WVUE

“Federal monitors continue to blast jail conditions” May 26, 2016; WDSU

“St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff’s deputy arrested on drug and weapon charges” May 25, 2016; WVUE

“New Orleans looks to state vendor to run electronic monitoring” May 24, 2016; WWL-TV

“Feds acknowledge wide-ranging inquiry into corruption on New Orleans-area drug task force” May 20, 2016; The Advocate

“Inside the Ray Nagin investigation: A $50,000 bride, a call from NJ and a mayor’s downfall” May 19, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Some believe Walter Reed prosecution heralds crackdown on misuse of campaign funds; others not sure” May 7, 2016; The Advocate

“Reed conviction to impact officials’ use of campaign funds, watchdog says” May 4, 2016; The Times-Picayune

US Attorney’s Office Press Release: Federal Jury Convicts Former DA Walter P. Reed on 18 Counts; His Son, Steven P. Reed Convicted on 3 Counts  – May 2, 2016

“A slap on the wrist” April 30, 2016; dailycomet.com

“Prison, jail receiverships have happened before in the U.S.” April 26, 2016; WVUE

“No state charges against former Terrebonne sheriff, authorities say” April 20, 2016; houmatoday.com

FBI SAC Jeffrey Sallet acknowledges the MCC during press conference after Harry Morel’s Guilty Plea – April 20, 2016

“Ex-St. Tammany DA Walter Reed’s trial to begin Monday; find out possible strategies, projected timetable, more” April 16, 2016; The Advocate

“In same week, these 2 longtime DAs will go to court as defendants” April 15, 2016; The Times-Picayune

 

Latest Research:

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 (Released 9/2/15)
Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits

2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 7/1/15)
2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report – Supplemental Exhibits

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 (Released 5/20/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits