Publications & Press

OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DOAH Adjudication Timeliness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DOAH Adjudication Timeliness The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow–up to its May 2016 audit of the Department of Administrative Hearings’ (DOAH) efforts to ensure timely adjudication of cases. The purpose of … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of the DOAH Adjudication Timeliness Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its May 2016 audit of the Department of Administrative Hearings’s (DOAH) efforts to ensure timely adjudication of cases. Based on the Department’s responses, OIG concludes that DOAH has begun to implement corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: State of Illinois v. Lennie Perry, et al.

On November 14, 2017, following a one day bench trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL, Lennie Perry, a former employee of the City of Chicago, was found guilty of 2 felony counts of bribery (720 ILCS 5/33-1(d)(e)) and 2 felony counts of official misconduct (720 ILCS 5/33-3(b)(d)). State of Illinois v. Lennie … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: State of Illinois v. Leon Brown

On October 16, 2017, following a sentencing hearing in the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL, Leon Brown, a former employee of the City of Chicago, was sentenced to 18 months of probation. Brown was previously found guilty on 6 counts, including 2 counts of bribery (720 ILCS 5/33-1(d)(e)), and 4 counts of official misconduct … [Read More…]

OIG Third Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights of OIG activity from July 1 through September 30, 2017 are summarized below: • An OIG investigation established that three Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Aviation Security Officers (ASOs) and one Aviation Security Sergeant violated City of Chicago Personnel Rules in response to a passenger disturbance aboard United Airlines Express Flight 3411 on April … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Third Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 OIG Releases Third Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its third quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from July 1 through September 30, 2017. … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds Widespread CPD Mismanagement of Overtime

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 3, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, 773-478-0534 OIG Audit Finds Widespread CPD Mismanagement of Overtime A report released by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) inefficient management of overtime has potentially created millions in wasteful spending, an unchecked culture of abuse of the … [Read More…]

CPD Overtime Controls Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) controls related to regular-duty overtime. The objective of the audit was to determine if CPD effectively manages regular-duty overtime to prevent waste and abuse. There are a variety of reasons why CPD members may work overtime related to their regular … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 2018 APR Draft Audit Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Draft of OIG’s 2018 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a draft of the 2018 Annual Plan for its Audit and Program Review Section. The APR Audit Plan includes information on audits that OIG … [Read More…]

OIG 2018 APR Draft Audit Plan

The OIG 2018 Draft APR Audit Plan is posted here. We encourage the public to submit suggestions anytime by emailing us at, OIGNoticeandComment@ChicagoInspectorGeneral.org, or through the OIG website.