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Agency: Law Department

Public Letter re: Law Department Procurement of Outside Counsel

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to the Chief Administrative Officer and the City Attorney regarding the Law Department's procurement of outside counsel. Evaluators found that the Law Department did not consistently ...

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Law Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the Law Department, which provide in-house legal counsel for the City. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine taxpayer costs associated with the Law Department's role in th ...

Follow-up Report: New Orleans's System of City Courts and New Orleans Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "Assessment of New Orleans’ System of City Courts and Performance Review of New Orleans Traffic Court." The review encompassed City and Court policies, finances, and practice ...

Workers' Compensation Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's workers' compensation program to determine whether the City managed the program effectively and to identify opportunities for cost savings. The scope of the evaluation included the Cit ...

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Motor Vehicle Self-Insurance Program and Vehicle Use Policy

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City's motor vehicle self-insurance program and related elements of its vehicle use policy. The objectives of the evaluation were to determine if the full cost of the motor v ...

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Property and Casualty Insurance Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's policies and practices relating to the management of property and casualty risks, including the risk of damage or loss caused by flood, fire, and natural disaster. The objectives of th ...

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City Life Insurance Benefits

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City’s policies and practices relating to the procurement and management of group life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage for City employees. The objec ...

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Arrest and Detention Policies for Non-Violent and Traffic Offenses

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated policies and practices of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff), the New Orleans Municipal Court, and the City Attorney’s Office relating to the ...