Press Releases

OIG Releases Audit of CDOT’s Management of Construction in the Public Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534   CDOT Saving City Millions, Still Room for Improvement A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) management of construction projects in the public way has saved the City … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Fourth Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Fourth Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its fourth quarter report for 2017 to the City Council. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. In his cover letter … [Read More…]

Deputy IG Laura Kunard to Return to National Policing Reform

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Deputy IG  Laura Kunard to Return to National Policing Reform Dr. Laura Kunard has informed the Office of Inspector General that she plans to return to her role as a senior research scientist for CNA, a non–profit research organization that works on policing initiatives … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Draft Amended Rules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Notice and Comment on OIG’s Amended Rules The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has posted a draft of its Amended Rules for notice and comment. OIG is soliciting comments from City Hall, City Council, and the public for a period of … [Read More…]

City Tow Truck Driver Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 29, 2017 Press Contact: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 City Tow Truck Driver Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme Former City of Chicago Tow Truck Driver Lennie Perry was sentenced to 9 years in prison for a bribery scheme conducted while a City employee. An investigation by the City … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 2018 APR Audit Plan

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2018 APR Audit Plan The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) Audit and Program Review section (APR) has published its 2018 Audit Plan. APR supports the OIG mission by conducting independent, objective performance analysis and evaluation of municipal programs and … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of the CDOT Pavement Management Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Finds CDOT’s Pavement Management Program is Still In Need of Fundamental Change The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s pavement management process. Based on the responses provided by … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds City Prime Contractors and Subcontractors Are Out of Compliance with the Chicago Base Wage Ordinance

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 OIG Audit Finds City Prime Contractors and Subcontractors Are Out of Compliance with the Chicago Base Wage Ordinance The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit to determine if contractors and subcontractors complied with the Chicago Base Wage Ordinance. OIG … [Read More…]

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…]

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…]