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The Inside Story

OIG Community Engagement Public Information Initiative

The OIG launched a community engagement public information initiative in March 2017.

The Office

Who are we and what do we do? Watch this video about the New Orleans Office of Inspector General to get the Inside Story.

OIG Announces Theft Investigation Results

The OIG and Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced the findings of an OIG investigation into theft of brass fittings by S&WB employees.

Pedestrian Crossing Signals

Why does the City of New Orleans have so few pedestrian crossing signals? You'll find the answer in this video from the OIG.

Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund for the City of New Orleans

New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux and Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Howard Schwartz address serious problems with the Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund for the City of New Orleans.

NOPD Documenting and Reporting of Rapes

New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux and NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison appeared at an OIG news conference to discuss a new OIG report titled "New Orleans Police Department Documenting and Reporting of Rapes."

How the OIG helped a troubled NOLA airport turn itself around

Our video shows how the invitation of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to the OIG to monitor operations and then the $826 million contract to build a new terminal has launched a turnaround.

Funding of Traffic Court

New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux and Evaluator Elizabeth Pape discuss the findings and recommendations from the July 2015 report "Funding of Traffic Court."

DWI Case Processing

Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux explains some of the serious flaws OIG evaluators found that made it possible for some of the most dangerous repeat DWI offenders to remain on the road.

NOPD Special Victims Detectives

New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux and Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Howard Schwartz announce the results of an OIG inquiry into the lack of documentation of sex crimes and child abuse investigations by five detectives assigned to the NOPD Special Victims Section. NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison outlines his department's response.

NOPD Staffing and Deployment

New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux discusses the May 2014 report "NOPD Staffing and Deployment: Meeting the Demand of Citizen Calls for Service with Existing Resources."