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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Chevron Corporation
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The James R. Moffett
Family Foundation

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH




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

 

Latest Media:

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

“Landrieu names Michael Harrison permanent New Orleans police chief” 10/16/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Mayor Landrieu proposes raises for cops; millions for firefighter pensions and city jail also in 2015 budget” 10/16/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Zurik: Crashed car, legal losses and racial slurs collide off Twin Spans” 10/15/2014; WVUE

“Fox 8 Investigates: Judicial Junkets” 10/8/2014; WVUE

“Some New Orleans judges billed public for multi-room condos at Florida resort’s event” 10/8/2014; The Times-Picayune

“New Orleans public paid $75,000 for judges trips to beach resorts, mountain lodges, more” 10/8/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Investigators: Fire marshal and former investigator face lawsuit related to deadly motel fire” 10/7/2014; WAFB

“Paul Sens, Byron Williams face off for open judge seat at Orleans criminal court” 10/6/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Walter Reed, business partner accused in lawsuit of racketeering” 10/2/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Orleans DA Cannizzaro wins plaudits, mostly, as he nears second term” 9/28/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“I-Team: Local nonprofit group asks state supreme court to look into Marullo, Williams meeting” 9/25/2014; WDSU

“Teen murder arrests put monitoring devices into question” 9/24/2014; WWL-TV

“Former health and hospitals secretary indicted” 9/23/2014; WWL-TV

 

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