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Liberia Anti Corruption Commission

Monrovia, Liberia
Joined October 2017

The Liberia Anti Corruption Commission is a national autonomous commission with mandate to create awareness, investigate, and prosecute acts of corruption involving public officials and resources.

Presence in: Liberia
Focus: Corruption

The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) was established by an Act of Legislature on August 28, 2008 with the mandate to investigate and prosecute acts of corruption, as well as educate the public about the ills of corruption and the benefits of its eradication. The Commission is made of five commissioners, one of whom is the Executive Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission. The Secretariat is comprised of four program divisions: Education & Prevention Division, Investigation & Enforcement Division, Legal & Prosecution Division and Administration Division, and is headed by an Executive Director, while the program divisions are headed by program managers.

People Associated With This Organization

James N Verdier Jr

Liberia  
Liberia Anti Corruption Commission
Joined October 2017
Interests: Corruption, Criminal Justice, Governance, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
A seasoned human rights advocate and anti corruption practitioner. Expertise in human rights law, constitution law, and international law. Currently engaged in criminal and civil litigation of corrupt offenses and recovering proceeds of corruption from accused public officials in Liberia. Current head of Liberia Anti Corruption Commission (LACC)
James N Verdier Jr is the network champion (main point of contact) for Liberia Anti Corruption Commission.

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