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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2018 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: January 23, 2018
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2018 Awards Luncheon Proudly Sponsored by:
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Latter & Blum Realtors
Park Investments
Rusovich Family Foundation
Whitney Bank
BIG DOG
IBERIABANK
The Helis Foundation
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LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH

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Latest Research:

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

2015 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 1/10/2017)
2015 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Reports – Supplemental Exhibits

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

 

Latest Media:

“Hiring problems at Orleans Parish jail” February 21, 2018; WWL

“Controversial human resources director fired from New Orleans jail” February 21, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Why did Jefferson Parish sex assault cases sit dormant for years? Inquiry under way to find answer” February 15, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Official in charge of Orleans Sheriff’s Office background checks was hired despite her own red flags” February 2, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“New Orleans jail administrator resigns after critical report,grim court hearing” January 29, 2018; The New Orleans Advocate

“Log shows ‘Duck Dynasty’ stars rode in State Police chopper” January 25, 2017; WWL

“Sources: Pilots questioned, logs checked in FBI probe of Mike Edmonson’s helicopter travel at State Police” January 23, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“Jefferson sheriff refuses to name deputies who retrieved surveillance video of political opponent” January 12, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“Emails: Orleans judge, husband agreed to drop charge after man in 2015 attack cut check” January 10, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“Keva Landrum-Johnson appointed criminal court chief judge” January 2, 2017; The Times Picayune

“Year in review-Biggest News Stories with Rafael Goyeneche” December 28, 2017; WWL

“Forced out over sex, drugs or child abuse, fired New Orleans officers find work in other departments” December 22, 2017; The Times Picayune

“Jail guard arrest points to deep problems at Orleans Parish jail” December 20, 2017; WWL

“Are there problems with the OPSO?” December 19, 2017; WWL

“Woman hired as deputy despite extensive criminal history” December 19, 2017; WWL

“Deputy doubling as daiquiri shop worker in trouble after pulling badge on customers” December 18, 2017; WWL

“Convicted ex-Mayor Nagin factors in Mayfield indictment” December 18, 2017; WWL

“Irvin Mayfield, New Orleans Jazz Pillar, Indicted For Laundering Library Funds” December 18, 2017; NPR

“Jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield indicted by federal grand jury on 19 counts” December 17, 2017; WWL

“Ex-State Police Chief Edmonson wants investigation into how media got LSP audit” December 14, 2017; WWL

“Draft audit: Edmonson let taxpayers pay for Mardi Gras hotel rooms for friends, family” December 9, 2017; WWL

“Why cases, like one Jeff Landry possibly building vs. LaToya Cantrell, can be tough to prosecute” December 9, 2017; The New Orleans Advocate

“The fall of Mike Edmonson” December 8, 2017; Gambit

“Danae Columbus: Will Camille Whitworth follow in Helena Moreno’s footsteps?” December 7, 2017; Uptown Messenger

“State Police in recovery mode” December 7, 2017; American Press

“State Police in recovery mode” December 7, 2017; The Advocate

“Kevin Reeves, Louisiana State Police on finding root of scandal problems, how they’ll proceed” December 2, 2017; The Advocate

“Audit: Ex-State Police chief used position for personal gain” December 2, 2017; Houma Today

“Report: LSP Col. Edmonson deleted texts, possible evidence” December 1, 2017; WWL

“Ex-State Police commander lived life of luxury on taxpayers’ dime, audit claims” December 2, 2017; WWL