CRIMINALS IN NEW ORLEANS BENEFIT AND PUBLIC SAFETY DETERIORATED IN FIRST TWO YEARS UNDER DA JASON WILLIAMS

PRESS RELEASE: MARCH 6, 2024 A report released today by the Metropolitan Crime Commission (MCC) documents how the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s (DA’s) Office undermined the work of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) and public safety during the first two years of DA Jason Williams’ administration. The felony arrest to conviction analysis applied in…

Orleans DA’s office accused of letting nearly 1,300 felony defendants remain fugitives without forfeiting bonds

November 27, 2023 | fox8live.com | By: Ashlyn Brothers NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office has allowed nearly 1,300 felony defendants remain fugitives without having to forfeit their bonds after they failed to appear for scheduled court hearings, the Metropolitan Crime Commission said in a new report. “This is a system failure,”…