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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LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


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

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System Accountability Report – June 2014 (Released 6/4/14)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System Accountability Report – June 2014 Supplemental Exhibits

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

Media:

“Teen murder suspect back in custody after three-week escape” 9/3/2014; WWL-TV

“Case against janitor sparks ethics concerns” 9/3/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Zurik: Another Reed associate gets cushy retirement deal” 9/2/2014; WVUE

“Former St. Tammany prosecutor used private firm’s money to calculate publicly funded benefits, records show” 9/2/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Tammany DA’s arrangement with School Board raises questions” 9/1/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Private law practice paid hundreds of thousands for work with St. Tammany schools” 9/1/2014; WWL-TV

“Orleans Parish Prison: how big should it be?” 8/27/2014; WWL 870AM

“Mayor wants smaller jail; crime commission a larger jail.  Which do you support?” 8/27/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Build bigger Orleans Parish Prison, Metropolitan Crime Commission urges in new report” 8/27/2014; The Times-Picayune

“Metropolitan Crime Commission backs building another jail” 8/27/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“French Quarter residents take step to fight crime” 8/241/2014; The News Star

“Teen charged with murder released from jail by mistake” 8/21/2014; WWL-TV

“DA touts stronger criminal justice system in Orleans” 8/19/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Orleans DA Leon Cannizzaro announces new unit to ensure fair convictions” 8/19/2014; The Times-Picayune

“St. Tammany DA’s brother, Richard Reed, arrested” 8/19/2014; WVUE

“Should New Superintendent Have NOPD Ties?” 8/19/2014; WGNO

“Interim N.O. police chief well-worn veteran of force” 8/19/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“NOPD ratings improved despite limited resources” 8/19/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Reaction to Serpas’ departure mixed” 8/19/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“In New Orleans, a change in police command” 8/19/2014; WBRZ

“Experts say NOPD problems won’t be solved overnight” 8/18/2014; WWL-TV

“Police union officials shedding no tears over Serpas’ departure” 8/18/2014; The Times-Picayune

“St. Tammany DA’s brother caught with a DA’s badge” 8/12/2014; WVUE

“Tammany president wonders if DA’s benefits led to shortfalls” 8/10/2014; The New Orleans Advocate

“Size of Orleans jail, whom it will house still a matter of debate” 8/10/2014; The New Orleans Advocate