Press Releases

OIG Releases First Quarter 2018 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 OIG Releases First Quarter 2018 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its first quarter report for 2018 to the City Council. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. This … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds Department of Buildings’ Complaint Response Times Pose Health and Safety Risks to the Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 Department of Buildings’ Complaint Response Times Pose Health and Safety Risks to the Public A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the City of Chicago Department of Buildings (DOB) had a backlog of over … [Read More…]

City of Chicago Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety Releases Initiated Projects List

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 City of Chicago Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety Releases Initiated Projects List The Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety (Public Safety) is announcing its first list of initiated projects related to police and police accountability functions and … [Read More…]

Car Wash Vendor Charged with Stealing Nearly $1 Million from City of Chicago

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2018   CAR WASH VENDOR CHARGED WITH STEALING NEARLY $1 MILLION FROM CITY OF CHICAGO Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) today announced charges against the president and manager of a Chicago car wash vendor for stealing nearly $1 million from … [Read More…]

OIG Announces Implementation of Amended Rules  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2018 CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 OIG Announces Implementation of Amended Rules On January 5, 2018, the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a draft of its proposed amended Rules. As required under Section VIII of the Rules in effect on that date, OIG allowed 45 … [Read More…]

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…]