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We prevent and detect fraud and abuse and promote efficiency and effectiveness of the programs and operations of the City of New Orleans.

In 2017 alone, the OIG identified

$2.2 million

in potential savings to the City.

From 2009 through 2017, the OIG identified

$97 million

in potential savings to the City.

Since the May 2014 NOPD Staffing report
the police superintendent has moved

more officers

to the street

The City implemented a recommendation from a 2013 OIG report and generated

$14 million

in 2015-2016

The OIG issued

140 reports and public letters

since 2009

The OIG has oversight responsibility for more than

6,500 employees and $2 billion in assets

throughout New Orleans

Joint investigations between the OIG and its law enforcement partners resulted in

31 criminal actions and 11 administrative actions

in 2017

OIG Releases 2017 Annual Report

Annual Report Cover

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its 2017 Annual Report.

The OIG identified more than $97 million in potential savings to the City between 2009 and 2017.  

Three reports and public letters released in 2017 bring the office tally to 140 between 2009 and 2017. Public safety and government entities at high risk for fraud and waste remained the OIG's top priorities last year.

Joint investigations with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners led to 31 criminal actions in 2017. Eleven administrative actions resulted in termination of 10 city employees and suspensions or reprimands of 1 other


The Inside Story

The OIG sends team members to community events and neighborhood meetings to explain our work and obtain feedback from citizens.

Construction Fraud Division

Cconstruction of a new $826 million terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
The mission of the Construction Fraud Division is to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse in public projects for the City of New Orleans, with a focus on construction of a nearly $1 billion terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

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