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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Sanford "Sandy" Krasnoff New Orleans Criminal Justice 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

 

  • The Mayor or his designee serves as Chairman;
  • The two councilmembers at-large or their designees;
  • One district councilmember is selected by the City Council;
  • The Superintendent of Police or his/her designee;
  • The District Attorney or his/her designee;
  • One Criminal District Court Judge appointed by the Criminal District Court Judges en banc or his/her designee;
  • The Clerk of the Criminal District Court or his/her designee;
  • One Juvenile Court Judge appointed by the Juvenile Court Judges en banc or his/her designee;
  • One Municipal Court Judge appointed by the Municipal Court Judges en banc or his/her designee;
  • One Traffic Court Judge appointed by the Traffic Court Judges en banc or his/her designee;
  • The City Attorney or his/her designee;
  • The Chief Administrative Officer of the City of New Orleans or his/her designee;
  • The Orleans Parish Sheriff or his/her designee;
  • The Chief Defender of the Orleans Public Defender Program or his/her designee;
  • The Coroner for Orleans Parish or his/her designee;
  • The Director of the Youth Study Center or his/her designee;
  • The District Administrator for the Probation and Parole New Orleans District Office or his/her designee;
  • The Regional Manager of the Office of Juvenile Justice/Jefferson Regional Office or his/her designee;
  • 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 Total Community Action from a list of three recommendations of its chairman;
    • One member of Victims and Citizens Against Crime from a list of three recommendations by its president; and
    • Three 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., Ord. No. 26316 M.C.S.)

 
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Last updated: 11/4/2015 3:01:43 PM

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