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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Criminal Justice Coordination Council

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 658-4040
Board address:

City Hall
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
 

Purpose

The Criminal Justice Coordination Council advises the Mayor and City Council on policy matters regarding crime control and criminal justice activities, and coordinates the administration of criminal and juvenile justice for the city. 

Composition

At least twenty-three members.

  • The Mayor or his designee serves as Chairman;
  • The two councilmembers at-large;
  • One district councilmember is selected by the City Council;
  • The Superintendent of Police;
  • The District Attorney;
  • One Criminal District Court Judge appointed by the Criminal District Court Judges en banc;
  • The Clerk of the Criminal District Court;
  • One Juvenile Court Judge appointed by the Juvenile Court Judges en banc;
  • One Municipal Court Judge appointed by the Municipal Court Judges en banc;
  • One Traffic Court Judge appointed by the Traffic Court Judges en banc;
  • The City Attorney;
  • The Orleans Parish Sheriff;
  • The Director of the Orleans Indigent Defender Program;
  • The Coroner for Orleans Parish;
  • The Department of Human Services;
  • The Associate Director of School Social Work Services, New Orleans Public Schools; and
  • The Chief Administrative Officer of the City of New Orleans.
  • The following citizen members are appointed by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Council:
    • One member of the New Orleans Business Council from a list of three recommendations of its chairman;
    • One member of the Black Economic Development Council from a from a list of three recommendations of its chairman;
    • One member of All Congregations Together from a list of three recommendations by its chairman;
    • One member of Victims and Citizens Against Crime from a list of three recommendations by its president; and
    • Two additional citizen representatives at-large.

Term Length

Ex-officio members serve terms concurrent with time in respective office. Citizen-members serve one year.

(Created by: Ord. No. 15344 M.C.S.)

 
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Last updated: 7/20/2012 12:56:41 PM

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