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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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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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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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Supplement to Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a supplement to "Inspection of Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011." The supplement was issued for the purpose of answering the question: what OPSO sources of public ...

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Letter to State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana RE: Auditor Conflict of Interest

The letter from New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) to the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana asserts that the Campaign Treasurer for Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Albert J. “Joey” Richard, III, has a conflict in appearance and fa ...

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Letter to Louisiana Ethics Board RE: Auditor Conflict of Interest

The letter from New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) to the Louisiana Ethics Board asserts that the Campaign Treasurer for Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Albert J. “Joey” Richard, III, has a conflict in appearance and fact due to his direct involvement i ...

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Taxpayer/City Funding to Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) documented the City's financial support to the municipal and parish jail system, including budget allocations, City in-kind support, and ad valorem taxes. The report provides a detailed budget picture of t ...

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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 ...