Press Releases

OIG Releases Second Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2nd Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its second quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from April 1 through June 30, 2017. Also … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its January 2016 audit of opportunities for civilianization in the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on the Department’s response, OIG concludes that … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2017 Contact: Danielle Perry (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s hiring process. Based on the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and Office of Budget and … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Advisory on the CPD 2015 Lieutenant Promotional Exam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Recommends CPD Improve the Promotional Examination Process The Office of Inspector General has issued an advisory with recommendations to the Chicago Police Department (CPD) for improvements to ensure the integrity of its promotional testing processes. The advisory arises from an extensive investigation into allegations … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Review of City’s Collective Bargaining Agreements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 CBA Negotiations Provide Opportunity to Improve Transparency and Save Millions A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General provides a comprehensive review of the City’s collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with labor unions, all of which will be negotiated in the … [Read More…]

Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit Follow Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit Follow Up The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its July 2016 audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based … [Read More…]

Board of Ethics Lobbyist Registration Audit Follow-Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Board of Ethics Lobbyist Registration Audit Follow-Up The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its March 2016 audit of the lobbyist registration process. Based on the Board of Ethics’s (BOE) responses, OIG concludes that BOE has partially … [Read More…]

OIG Releases CDOT Aldermanic Menu Program Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Finds City Menu Program Underfunds Infrastructure Needs by over $100 million An audit released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined the Aldermanic Menu Program, a key component of the Neighborhood Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan, which is the … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 1st Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2017 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Danielle Perry OIG Releases 1st Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its first quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from January 1 through March 31, 2017. Also … [Read More…]

Inspector General Ferguson Nominates Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 6, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Inspector General Ferguson Nominates Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D.  for the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety The City of Chicago Inspector General has nominated Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D. for the position of Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety. Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D. serves as … [Read More…]