The 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.
Allows citizens and public employees to report corruption, unethical activity, or administrative wrongdoing committed in the course of public service.
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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.
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.
Date: March 3, 2015
Location: Sheraton Hotel
2015 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
C. Allen Favrot
Goldring Family Foundation
Park Investments, Ltd.
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH
“Kenner councilman makes money off police work, despite conflicts” 3/24/2015; The Times-Picayune
“As New Orleans’ murders on the rise, the number of detectives falls” 3/16/2015; The Times-Picayune
“David Vitter talks New Orleans crime, dings NOPD” 3/13/2015; The Times-Picayune
“Jefferson inspector general says parish overspends on constables, justices of the peace” 3/11/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Jefferson Parish overspending on small claims courts, inspector general says” 3/11/2015; The Times-Picayune
“Office indicts former St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office employees” 3/10/2015; KLFY
“Sweeping federal probe of Walter Reed appears to be nearing end, observers say” 3/7/2015; The New Orleans Advocate
“Feds still investigating former DA Walter Reed, subpoena shows” 3/4/2015; The Times-Picayune
“Charges crumble after cell phone video uncovered” 2/25/2015; WWL-TV
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – January 2015 (Released 1/14/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – January 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits
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