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Agency: Traffic Court

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 ...

Funding of Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding structure of the New Orleans Traffic Court (Court). The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the full cost of the Court during the years 2008 to 2012 and to determine how the Ci ...

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DWI Case Processing: Arrest, Prosecution, and Adjudication of Misdemeanor DWI Offenses

The New Orleans Office of Inspector (OIG) evaluated Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) case management at Traffic Court in Orleans Parish from arrest through prosecution, sentencing, and case closing. The goal of this evaluation was to examine how the New Or ...

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Letter to Senator J.P. Morrell RE: Orleans Parish Justice and Rehabilitation Reform Commission

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to LA State Senator J.P. Morrell after the IG's presentation to the Orleans Parish Justice and Rehabilitation Reform Commission. The letter reiterates the cost savings that could be ...

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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 ...

Traffic Court Vehicles

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an administrative investigation into the use and management of take-home vehicles at the New Orleans Traffic Court.

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Assessment of City Courts and Review of Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the efficiency and effectiveness of the City of New Orleans’ system of city courts, with a focus on Municipal Court and Traffic Court. Part I of the report presents an assessment of the City’s co ...

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 ...