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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Payroll

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined the overtime and standby pay practices at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The objectives of the audit were to evaluate the internal controls of the payroll process and to determine if ...

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City Evaluation of Professional Service Contractors

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) continuously monitors the City's procurement activities and provides technical assistance and feedback to improve the City's procurement practices. The purpose of this review was to determine whether the P ...

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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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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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New Orleans Utilities Regulation

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed a detailed assessment of utilities regulation in New Orleans. The purpose of the review was to answer several questions: Are utility customers in New Orleans best served by the city's unique r ...

New Orleans Police Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) from 2008 to 2012. The purpose of this review was to provide policy makers and the public with a complete picture of NOPD spending and perf ...

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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: Payroll Liabilities Performance Audit

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2013 report “Payroll Liabilities Performance Audit." The follow-up review found that the City fully implemented two corrective actions, and partially implemented one corrective action. ...

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