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.
2014 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 18, 2014
Location: Sheraton Hotel
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The James R. Moffett
Family Foundation

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


Latest Media:

“Focus in NOPD sex crimes scandal turns to supervision” 11/25/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“After arrest of celebrated baker, prosecutors to take fresh look at ’06 slaying” 11/21/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“For rape victims, hurt and anger in dealing with New Orleans police” 11/15/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Allegations of bungled rape, child abuse cases latest for troubled NOPD unit” 11/12/2014; The Times-Picayune

“What’s wrong with La.’s bail system?” 11/11/2014; The Shreveport Times

“Getting away with murder is easier than you think” 11/8/2014; The Shreveport Times

“The Investigators: God’s Work or Just Greed” 11/7/2014; WAFB

“Kenner reviewing practices after prosecutor doubles as counselor” 11/6/2014; WWL-TV

“Orleans judge wins bare majority in meaningless race” 11/6/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Byron C. Williams defeats Paul Sens in race for New Orleans Criminal Court bench” 11/4/2014; The Times-Picayune

US Attorney’s Press Release: Rufus Johnson and 3 Others Indicted for Operating Fraudulent Bail Bonds Scheme in Orleans Parish – 10/31/2014

“Violence continues at Orleans Parish Prison but progress happening, federal monitors say” 10/31/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Sexual harassment case against former juvenile judge set for trial” 10/29/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Harvey firefighter theft case: Will the defense theory burn up?” 10/28/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Theft charges upheld for Harvey fire chief, deputy chief” 10/27/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Citing his extensive judicial experience, Paul Sens waves off accusations of nepotism, impropriety” 10/23/2014; The Lens

“Byron Williams would set goal of being one of Criminal District Court’s most efficient judges” 10/23/2014; The Lens

“Judge Marullo defends Orleans courthouse as efficient and transparent against challengers’ criticisms” 10/22/2014; Uptown Messenger

 

Latest Research:

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

 

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