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News 2017-04-27T21:58:43+00:00
2704, 2017

NBC Comes Out in Support of the St. Tammany Parish Jail and Justice Center Sales Tax Renewals

April 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE – April 11, 2017 The Northshore Business Council ("NBC"), an organization comprised of some sixty (60) CEO’s and business leaders in the Northshore region, supports the upcoming tax renewals for the St. Tammany [...]

1904, 2017

St. Tammany Justice System gets good grade in performance review

April 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

MANDEVILLE, La. --  When handcuffs were put on people for allegedly committing a felony crime in St. Tammany Parish between 2013 and 2014, almost 80 percent were convicted. At the same time, when Walter Reed [...]

1904, 2017

Crime report results please Northshore Business Council

April 19th, 2017|Categories: MCC Reports|

It took longer than expected, but when the Metropolitan Crime Commission delivered its first St. Tammany Criminal Justice Accountability report to the Northshore Business Council, the news was good. The numbers reflected positively for the [...]

1904, 2017

Here’s the good, bad report sees in St. Tammany criminal justice system

April 19th, 2017|Categories: MCC Reports|

The St. Tammany Parish criminal justice system has the right priorities when it comes to policing and prosecuting crime, according to a Metropolitan Crime Commission report released Wednesday, but the organization also pointed to areas [...]

1904, 2017

Metropolitan Crime Commission issues report on St. Tammany criminal justice system

April 19th, 2017|Categories: MCC Reports|

MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - Across Lake Pontchartrain, St. Tammany Parish enjoys more than just towering pine trees. A new report gives the parish’s criminal justice system high marks. "The good news in St. Tammany Parish is [...]

1904, 2017

St. Tammany convicts 79 percent of felony crime suspects, new study says

April 19th, 2017|Categories: MCC Reports|

The St. Tammany Parish criminal justice system delivered felony convictions on 63 percent of the defendants charged with felonies, significantly higher than the national average, according to a two-year study released Wednesday (April 5) by the Metropolitan Crime [...]

1904, 2017

St. Tammany Criminal Justice Accountability Project Arrests and Felony Case Outcomes 2013-2014

April 19th, 2017|Categories: MCC Reports|

This in the first in a series of annual reports examining the performance of St. Tammany Parish law enforcement and prosecutors. The goals of this work are to provide the public with an understanding of [...]