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.
2016 MCC Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon:
Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Sheraton Hotel
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
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LATEST MEDIA AND RESEARCH


MCC Requests AG Investigation of St. Charles DA          
Latest Media:

“Sources: Sheriff Marlin Gusman attorney excluded from critical jail hearing after irritating judge again” February 3, 2016; The Advocate

“NOPD unveils plan to put more officers on the streets” January 19, 2016; The Louisiana Weekly

“Jefferson saw 36 percent drop in murders, 5 percent fewer major crimes in 2015″ January 14, 2016; The Advocate

“New Orleans Police Department’s aggressive hiring, recruitment strategy likely a ‘long shot'” January 13, 2016; The Advocate

“Voters to decide on more cops, NOFD pension” January 11, 2016; The Louisiana Weekly

“New Orleans ends 2015 with 164 murders, up after a 2-year drop” January 1, 2016; The Times-Picayune

“Ex-St. John the Baptist deputies accused of beating man are cleared in civil rights lawsuit” December 15, 2015; The Advocate

“James Gill: Why Darren Sharper’s co-defendants made risky move to fight for different judge” December 9, 2015; The Advocate

“North shore DA investigates crash that killed former investigator” December 7, 2015; WVUE

“Metropolitan Crime Commission” December 4, 2015; WWL-TV

“Inmate, sheriff’s employee arrested for trips to woman’s home” December 2, 2015; WWL-TV

“Prisoner who illegally visited girlfriend’s home for ‘romantic’ visits, New Orleans jail employee arrested” December 2, 2015; The Advocate

“Prisoner allowed to leave New Orleans jail to visit girlfriend’s home; suspected of repeated ‘romantic’ visits” November 27, 2015; The Advocate

“North shore gold buyer with links to former DA Walter Reed accused of possessing stolen goods” November 23, 2015; The Advocate

“Crime victims pay hundreds to retrieve stolen cars from impound lots” November 18, 2015; WVUE

“What could New Orleans’ Police Department do when its low staffing is no longer a crisis?” November 17, 2015; The Times-Picayune

“Budget shortfall forces Orleans Parish Public Defenders’ office to furlough staff” November 17, 2015; WVUE

“New Orleans jail should be retrofitted to house mentally ill, report recommends” November 12, 2015; The Times-Picayune

“Louisiana cops that shot 6-year old: A pattern of excessive force?” November 11, 2015; The Christian Science Monitor

“Lawsuits have targeted officers jailed in boy’s death” November 10, 2015; Hattiesburg American

“JP assistant district attorney re-hired after retiring” November 10, 2015; WWL-TV

“Former Walter Reed investigator indicted” November 10, 2015; WWL-TV

“St. Tammany grand jury charges former district attorney investigator with making false statements” November 10, 2015; The Advocate

“Dozens of La. judges spend public money at luxury resorts” November 10, 2015; WWL-TV

 

Latest Research:

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 (Released 9/2/15)
Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Population Analysis – September 2015 – Supplemental Exhibits

2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report (Released 7/1/15)
2014 Orleans Parish Judicial Accountability Report – Supplemental Exhibits

Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 (Released 5/20/15)
Orleans Parish Criminal Justice Accountability Report – May 2015 – 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