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:

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – August 2017 (Released 8/29/17)

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System Accountability Report May 2017: 2013-2016 Arrests and Felony Case Outcomes (Released 5/22/17)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report May 2017 – Supplemental Exhibits

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

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:

“New jail, same debate: Report argues more beds needed for New Orleans’ inmates” August 30, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Covington family ‘enraged’ that man accused of molesting 8-year-old had child porn case delayed for years” August 2, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“Seven-year-old child porn case delayed again while man jailed on new child rape charge” August 1, 2017; WWL-TV 

“Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says he’s ‘going out on top'” July 26, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Two years later, no resolution in case of SciTech Academy employee charged with molesting a boy” July 18, 2017; The Lens

“Will prosecutors who sent fake subpoenas face any consequences?” July 18, 2017; The Lens

“State police watchdog accused of abusing power to fix tickets, intimidate trooper” July 18, 2017; WWL-TV 

“See how New Orleans pre-Mitch Landrieu compares to 2017 version of the city” July 8, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“St. Tammany sheriff’s first year has included unexpected budget pressure” July 4, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“Jeff Landry quietly disbands anti-crime task force in New Orleans following controversy, legal scuffles” June 24, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“To battle violent crime, New Orleans needs more cops: Opinion” June 5, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Louisiana less likely to strip law enforcement officers of credentials than any other state; lawmakers aim to change that” June 3, 2017; The Advocate

“FOX 8 Investigates: Officers with troubling backgrounds re-hired by different agency” May 24, 2017; FOX8

“Study: Crime up, arrests down amid NOPD manpower struggles” May 22, 2017; WWL-TV 

“Criminal justice watchdog blasts City Hall for crime issues” May 22, 2017; WDSU 

“Arrested development: Political decisions handcuff cops, DA: Opinion” May 22, 2017; The Times-Picayune

“Will prosecutors who sent fake subpoenas face any consequences?” May 3, 2017; The Lens

“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