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Municipal Court Funding

Evaluators reviewed Municipal Court funding between 2008 and 2015 and found that three entities were responsible for funding the Court (City, State, and Court), but the ambiguity of the legal framework failed to delineate clearly each entity’s responsibil ...

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New Orleans Police Department Documenting and Reporting of Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) documenting and reporting of rapes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR Program) f ...

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Parking Control Division Abuse of Work Rules & Failure to Cooperate with the OIG

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated an investigation based on allegations by local businesses that several Parking Control Officers (PCOs) were sitting in their businesses for extended periods of time while on duty. The OIG also ec ...

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Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Sheriff Marlin Gusman RE: Construction of New Jail

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Sheriff Marlin Gusman regarding issues related to the construction of a new jail facility.

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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 New Orleans Police Department RE: 8th District Theft Statistics

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to commend the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) 8th District for rapidly improving the reporting of crime in its area of responsibility.

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Follow-up Report: The Orleans Parish Coroner's Supplemental Payments to Employees and Contractors

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2013 report "Orleans Parish Coroner's Supplemental Payments to Employees and Contractors." The objective of the follow‐up was to determine if the Coroner’s Office implemented the correct ...

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New Orleans Police Department Central Evidence & Property Section

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Central Evidence and Property section policies and procedures.The objective of the performance audit was to evaluate the internal ...

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The City's Electronic Monitoring Program Part 2: Implementation and Supervision

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office administration of the City's electronic monitoring program (EMP) to examine EMP operations, review program protocols, assess how the monitoring deputies respon ...

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Documentation of Sex Crime Investigations by Five Detectives in the Special Victims Section of the New Orleans Police Department

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed 90 sex crime related reports that were obtained by the OIG's Audit Division during the course of a previous report. In the course of that review, the Investigations Division identified detectives ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Uniform Crime Reporting of Robbery

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) process for the period June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013. The objective of the audit was to determi ...

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New Orleans Police Department Payroll

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited New Orleans Police Department payroll from December 30, 2012 through April 6, 2013. Auditors tested the operating effectiveness of payroll, overtime, and paid detail processes specifically related ...

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The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Sheriff Marlin Gusman to express concern about the selection process for an outside vendor to provide medical and mental health services at the jail. The letter references best pr ...

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New Orleans Police Department Staffing and Deployment: Meeting the Demand of Citizen Calls for Service with Existing Resources

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) force structure, focusing on the department's staffing and deployment to answer citizen-generated calls for service. The objectives of ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Uniform Crime Reporting of Forcible Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) process for the period June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013. Forcible Rape was selected for testing ba ...

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New Orleans Police Department Grants

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) grant expenditures between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012. The objective was to test grant controls, test grant compliance, and searc ...

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City's Electronic Monitoring Program Administered by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office: Part 1, Budget & Billing

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City’s Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) administered by the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (OPSO). The objectives of this evaluation were to identify the goals of the EMP ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Early Warning System

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) early warning (EW) program. The purpose of this review was to determine if the EW program was implemented according to experts’ recommendati ...

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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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Improper Classification of Crime Reporting by the New Orleans Police Department 8th District

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigated whether the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) 8th District improperly classified crime statistics. The investigation revealed the misclassification of at least 177 incidents during the ti ...

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