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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2019 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 5, 2019
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2018 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
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Rusovich Family Foundation
Whitney Bank
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The Helis Foundation
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LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH

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Latest Research:

St. Tammany Criminal Justice Accountability Project: Arrests and Felony Case Outcomes 2016-2017 (Released 11/14/18)

2016-2017 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 9/17/2018)
2016-2017 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Reports – Supplemental Exhibits

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

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

 

Latest Media:

“Metropolitan Crime Commission urges St. Tammany officials to cut time from felony arrests to charging” November 14, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“St. Tammany crime report indicates a need to speed up prosecutions” November 14, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“St. Tammany has high felony conviction rate, but takes too long to charge suspects: MCC report” November 14, 2018; The Times Picayune

“City Initiative to reduce jail population draws criticism over low bonds” October 30, 2018; Fox 8 New Orleans

“5 prior felony convictions – bailed out twice by group organized by a top assistant to Cantrell” October 28, 2018; WWL

“Crime watchdog concerned about the actions of the New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund” October 18, 2018; Fox 8 New Orleans

“Freedom fund members explain why they post bond for some criminal suspects” October 17, 2018; Fox 8 New Orleans

“Bail out: Rape suspect among 100s of arrestees freed from jail with help from mayor’s aide” October 16, 2018; WWL

“New questions raised about an organization bonding out suspected criminals” October 12, 2018; Fox 8 New Orleans

“Organization that bonds suspected criminals out of jail raises concern” October 12, 2018; Fox 8 New Orleans

“Avoyelles deputy’s certification revoked before fatal arrest; officers he hired also accused of abuse” October 7, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Irvin Mayfield’s legal team wasting time trashing Louisiana auditor” October 6, 2018; The Arcadiana Advocate

“Legal experts demand emergency suspension of law license for attorney trying to trade sex for work” October 4, 2018; WBRZ

“WBR grand jury scheduled to hear case involving deputy accused of sexual misconduct” October 1, 2018; WBRZ

“Audit details improper spending by Irvin Mayfield’s New Orleans Jazz Orchestra” October 1, 2018; WWL

“Bail out: Is bail reform ‘catch and release’ or the solution to overcrowded prisons?” September 28, 2018; WWL

“Appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit tied to Amite City Police employee’s firing” September 26, 2018; Louisiana Record

“Criminal District Court maintaining and improving efficiency, watchdog report says” September 17, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“New Orleans judges improved felony case processing time in 2017, report says” September 17, 2018; The Times Picayune

“New Orleans criminal court backlog dips slightly, study finds; judges vary widely in efficiency” September 17, 2018; The Advocate

“New Orleans prosecutors engaged in ‘unjustifiable delays’ in traffic stop case, court finds in dismissing the case” September 14, 2018; The Advocate

“Grand Jury indicts murder suspect who was mistakenly released, then re-arrested” September 13, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“Metropolitan Crime Commission calls low bonds at Criminal District Court a dangerous trend” September 5, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“In strip club sting, undercover Louisiana agents ‘cross the line’ with big ‘no-no,’ experts say” September 1, 2018; The Advocate

“Dan Fagan: A judge is giving free rein to New Orleans criminals; let’s take stock” September 1, 2018; The Advocate

“WDSU Investigates: Well-known NOPD officer suspended” August 30, 2018; WDSU

“Judge drops bail for 3 more alleged ‘D-Block’ gang members” August 30, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Criminal Court Judge Derbigny reduces bond for alleged drug-dealing gang members” August 29, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“Criminal Court Judge Derbigny reduces bond for alleged drug-dealing gang members” August 10, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“Man found murdered set to testify in own shooting case” August 10, 2018; FOX 8 New Orleans

“Jason Williams asks if fired NOPD officers should’ve been on the force” July 27, 2018; WWL

“New Orleans council ends auto arrests for expired, suspended driver’s licenses; here’s why” July 26, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Advocates, watchdog group react to arrest, firing of two former NOPD officers” July 26, 2018; WDSU

“Ex-trooper unloads on Facebook” July 7, 2018; American Press

“Ex-trooper pleads guilty in overtime case” July 6, 2018; Midland Reporter Telegraph

“Former State Police trooper pleads guilty to falsifying traffic tickets, gets probation” July 5, 2018; The Advocate