Office of Criminal Justice Coordination
The Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice Coordination coordinates the efforts of public and private agencies involved in the City's crime control, criminal justice and victim assistance activities. The office administers, monitors and evaluates state and federal grants to facilitate crime reduction efforts. The office acts as the staff of the Criminal Justice Council, which decides the allocation and distribution of criminal justice grant fund for Orleans Parish as the official "pass through" agency for the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. These principal duties are conducted with an eye toward coordination of all public and private efforts in the public safety and criminal justice areas.
Criminal Justice Council Special Meeting Dates
The June special meeting will be held at City Hall on the 9th Floor in the Department of Homeland Security at 1:00PM.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Any questions regarding this meeting should be forwarded, in writing, to the Office of Criminal Justice Coordination, Room #8E15, 1300 Perdido St. New Orleans, LA 70112.
Criminal Justice Council Regular Meeting Dates
February 25, 2015
May 19, 2015 - CANCELED
August 27, 2015
December 3, 2015
The May and August meetings will be held at City Hall on the 9th Floor in the Department of Homeland Security.
The December meeting will be held at City Hall in the 8th Floor Homeland Security Conference Room.
All meetings will be held at 1:00PM at the aforementioned locations unless publicly posted otherwise.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Any questions regarding these meetings should be forwarded, in writing, to the Office of Criminal Justice Coordination, Room #8E15, 1300 Perdido St. New Orleans, LA 70112.
Mayor's Strategic Command to Reduce Murders
2012-2013 Executive Summary: Murders and Non-Fatal Shooting
2012-2013 Summary Report: Murders and Non-Fatal Shootings
Notice is hereby given that the City of New Orleans has been awarded $223,011 in direct Federal funding for the FY2015 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. Eligible programs are administered by Criminal Justice agencies in Orleans Parish only and in specific purpose areas. Priority will be given to programs which address the issues of: reducing gun violence, body-worn cameras, storage, and policies, recidivism reduction, pretrial reform and justice system realignment, indigent defense, improving mental health services and evidence-based programs. Any questions about eligible use of grant funds may be forwarded in writing to the Office of Criminal Justice Coordination, Ms. Tuwán R. Brown, Grants Program Manager, 1300 Perdido Street, Rm #8E15, New Orleans, LA., 70112 or via email at email@example.com. Deadline for proposals submission is 5pm on June 5, 2015.